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Research Assistant (CSCB/MW)

Date: 18-Sep-2022

Location: Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Laboratory of Cancer Molecular Pharmacology, led by Dr. Mei Wang, at Duke-NUS Medical School studies the causes and treatments of cancer and related diseases. In particular, the research in Dr Wang’s laboratory focuses on the impact of protein prenylation on cancer cell signaling and novel cancer therapeutics targeting this process.

We are looking for a Research Assistant who will perform a variety of research activities which include planning, organising and conducting research studies within the overall scope of a research project under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, including but not limited to the following:

  • Perform tasks and support all aspects of the research project.
  • Conduct accurate monitoring, documenting and reporting of experimental results and/or research findings.
  • Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare oral presentations or written reports/ scientific manuscripts/literature for publication. 
  • Assist with some of the general upkeep of laboratory needs, maintain safety protocols, provide technical support and establish work procedures to ongoing research projects.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences or related disciplines. Applicants with higher credentials may be considered for more senior appointments.
  • Entry level candidates, with motivation to learn and achieve, may also be considered.
  • Possess hands-on experience in biochemical assays, basic protein chemistry, molecular biology techniques and cellular assays. 
  • Prior experience in in-vivo mouse work is desirable. 
  • Have critical thinking skills and able to analyse, interpret and compile scientific data. 
  • A strong candidate is open-minded, highly motivated and career-driven. 


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Outram Campus

Organization: Duke-NUS Medical School

Department : Office of Research

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 10112