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Research Assistant (CSCB/DV)

Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: DUKE-NUS MEDICAL SCHOOL, Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Duke-NUS Cancer and Stem Cell Biology (CSCB) Programme studies the causes and treatments of cancer and related diseases. The CSCB research groups have diverse programmes in both basic cancer biology and clinical-translational studies, with a special emphasis on cancers that affect the Asian community in general.

The selected candidate will perform a variety of research activities within the overall scope of the research project under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or his/her designate, including but not limited to the following:

  • Assist senior laboratory staff with mouse genotyping, tissue culture, immunoblotting, protein assays, immunoprecipitations, and circadian rhythms assays.
  • Establish work procedures; select sources of information and specific data; set up interviews with appropriate authorities or subjects and prepare correspondence to locate the specific data required.
  • Conduct accurate monitoring, documenting and reporting of experimental results and research findings.
  • Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare oral presentations or written reports/ scientific manuscripts/literature for publication and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Contribute to some project management, provide guidance to undergraduate/medical students.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences / Life Sciences.
  • Demonstrated basic knowledge, skills and expertise in supporting various research activities.
  • Knowledge of the scientific background relevant to the research area.
  • Laboratory experimental skills.
  • A strong team player who is open-minded, energetic, highly motivated and can work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team and diverse workforce.


We regret that 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: Outram Campus

Organization: Duke-NUS Medical School

Department : Office of Research

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 17138