Research Assistant, Centre for Life Sciences - Neurobiology Program

29 Nov 2023
End of advertisement period
29 Dec 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for research assistant position in the Polepalli lab at the Centre for Life Sciences - Neurobiology Program and the Department of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.  Appointments will be made on a 1-yr contract basis, with the possibility of an extension.

Purpose of the post

The appointee will be a research assistant who will conduct research in neuroscience a focus on elucidating the synaptic and circuit mechanisms that mediate memory-guided behaviours. This position could potentially be converted to a part-time PhD position.

Main duties and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate who will be involved in a multi-disciplinary project and is expected to perform rodent survival surgeries, molecular biology assays and rodent behaviour. 


The applicant should:

Have a bachelor or a master degree (or expect to graduate in the next 2-3 months) Have a proven track record of research (preferably in neuroscience, psychology or a related field) 

Formal application:

Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by

  1. CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of 3 referees), and
  2. Cover letter with statement of interest

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Anatomy
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 15076

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