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Research Assistant (Respiratory Pharmacology Laboratory)

Date: 10-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for a Research Assistant position for a Respiratory Pharmacology Project in the Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Respiratory Pharmacology Laboratory focuses on the target identification and drug discovery research for chronic airway diseases such as asthma, COPD and pulmonary fibrosis. Appointments will be made on a ONE YEAR contract basis, with the possibility of extension.

Purpose of the post

The Research Assistant (RA) will be responsible to, and work closely with, the Principal Investigator to ensure the successful completion of the proposed projects on time.

Main duties and responsibilities

The RA is expected to:

  1. conduct in-vitro cell culture assays
  2. conduct in-vivo animal models of respiratory diseases
  3. conduct biochemical and molecular biological assays
  4. provide administrative and secretarial support to the project
  5. support good laboratory management


The applicant should:

  1. have a University degree with good results
  2. be able to work independently and in a team, have an investigative nature and attention to detail
  3. have knowledge of computer applications, e.g. SPSS, MS office, and PowerPoint
  4. have some experiences in biomedical experimental techniques


Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Formal application: Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations) and full contacts of 3 referees to this job portal.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message

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 : Pharmacology

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 16465