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Senior Research Fellow (CVMD/WY)

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Date: 13-Oct-2021

Location: Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders (CVMD) Programme houses state-of-the-art technologies for profiling mitochondrial function and metabolic adaptations in human patients and other model organisms, and undertakes translational and clinical research in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders.

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: -

  • Perform independent research projects and develop connections with local and international researchers for collaboration work.
  • Write and review research papers, present research outcomes, conceptualise new ideas and develop plans for independent research which could have a considerable influence and impact on the relevant field attracting research funding.
  • Lead and manage a team for research projects.
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative research techniques which include accurate in-depth assessment, interpretation and evaluation of research outcomes.
  • Maintain optimal experiment progress in the laboratory or in the research work undertaken.
  • Perform oral presentations and write manuscripts for publications.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior researchers, graduate and/or undergraduate students.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described therein.

Job Requirements

  • PhD in the area of Molecular Biology, Genomics and Cardiometabolic Pathophysiology and/or post-graduate Medical Degree with at least 5 years of relevant research experience and training.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge, skills and expertise with potential to achieve research excellence. 
  • Proven track record in the form of high impact publications. 
  • Demonstrated capability of research independence. 
  • Strong writing and critical thinking skills, as well as good communication and presentation skills. 
  • Proven ability to work harmoniously in a team and to establish and maintain effective professional peer working relationships.


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 : 7728