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Research Fellow (OR/EID/OEE2)

Date: 02-Jul-2022

Location: Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Signature Research Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) aims to pioneer the development and discovery of new and more effective methods for the treatment, prevention and control of new and emerging pathogens. The key outcome of the research will be the early identification of new pathogens, out of which new diagnostic tests, treatments and control strategies will be developed.  

The laboratory of Professor Eng Eong Ooi is looking for a Research Fellow / Research Associate to contribute to the development of diagnostic and vaccine platforms for various infectious diseases. The selected candidate 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 or his/her designate, including but not limited to the following: - 

  • Conduct in vitro and in vivo experiments in BSL2 facility. 
  • Write and review research papers, present research outcomes and develop connections with local and international researchers for collaboration work.
  • Contribute to project management and provide guidance to more junior researchers as well as undergraduate and graduate students with occasional educational/instructional activities.
  • Maintain optimal experimental progress in the laboratory.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described therein.

Job Requirements

  • PhD with at least 3 years of relevant research experience and training or Master’s degree with 3 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Proven track record in the form of high impact publications.
  • Have interest in biological, nanomaterials, microfluidics, therapeutics and diagnostic work.              
  • Possess relevant laboratory experimental skills with proven oral and written scientific communication skills. 
  • A strong team player who is open-minded, highly motivated and can work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team and a diverse workforce. 


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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