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Research Assistant (CVMD/LH)

Date: 21-Jul-2022

Location: Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Ho lab within the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders (CVMD) Programme at Duke-NUS is interested in discovering and functionalising novel small endogenous peptides in metabolism and cardiovascular biology. We are seeking a Research Assistant interested in contributing to work aimed at understanding the molecular mechanism and physiological impact of metabolic and cardiovascular phenotypes obtained in vitro and in experimental mouse models. 

The successful candidate will be actively involved in research projects that apply a variety of experimental approaches, e.g., single-cell transcriptome sequencing and data analysis, CRISPR/Cas gene editing, vector-mediated gene delivery, retinal angiogenesis models, and high-throughput physiologic/metabolic phenotyping of mouse models using the recently acquired state-of-the-art PhenoMaster platform.  

Job Requirements

  • BSc or MSc in Life Sciences or equivalent.
  • Entry level candidates interested to work with mouse models are welcome to apply.
  • Experience with rodent handling and husbandry is highly desired.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, written, oral communication and computer skills.
  • Meticulous, organised, and work well independently and as part of a team.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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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 : 15926