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Research Assistant (Cardio-Metabolic Disease Research)

Date: 07-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The lab of Dr. Yu Haojie in Precision Medicine Research Program at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore is looking for a highly-motivated Research Assistant
(RA) to study cardio-metabolic disease. The lab is using functional genomics and genome editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 to discover novel mechanism regulating atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and translate those findings into new therapy. The RA will be involved in both lab management and research. The RA will be responsible to, and
work closely with the Principal Investigator and team members to manage the lab and to assist with the completion of research projects. Appointments will be made on a 1-year contract basis, with the possibility of extension.


The applicant should:
1. have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related disciplines with good honors from courses.
2. have at least 1-year working experience with mammalian cell culture work and molecular work, such as PCR, qPCR, DNA or RNA extraction and western blot, etc. Experience with mouse work is highly valued.
3. be able to work independently and in a team.
4. display positive attitude and willingness to learn and work hard.
5. proficient in English, both written and spoken.
Qualified candidates should contact Dr. Haojie Yu ( with a cover letter, CV, the names and contact of three referees. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified and interviewed.

Additional Information

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: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Biochemistry

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 11728