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Research Fellow (Cancer Science Institute, NUS

Date: 24-Jul-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

a) Research: 
- to carry out assigned experiments including culturing cell lines, nucleic acids extraction, PCR, and other related protocols
- Prepare sequencing libraries, perform quality assessment and sequencing runs
- to organise, preserve and present the results of the experiments in a logical manner
- to properly and systematically record all experiments that have been assigned and their results, ensuring proper documentation of experiments and sequencing runs
- to analyse and plan further experiments under guidance including troubleshooting of experiments and sequencing runs
- to assist in supervising, training and guiding attachment/undergraduate students where required

b) Laboratory:
- to ensure that lab consumables required for experiments are adequately stocked
- responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of equipment through regular checks
- required to assemble reagents, chemicals and media that are needed for experiments
- to ensure that standard operating procedures and safety regulations are followed
- assist to ensure the general cleanliness of the lab

c) Administrative duties:
- to plan and ensure the needs and requirements of the team including assistance in billings, procurement, and maintenace of consumables inventory
- maintain a systematic and proper record of all purchases
- liaising between the vendors and the administrative office to ensure proper purchase requisitions, goods delivery and prompt payment of supplies

d) Any other duties as required


•    B.Sc on molecular biology, genetics, or related fields
•    At least 1 year of experience working in molecular biology laboratory
•    Hands-on laboratory experience with cell culture, extraction of nucleic acids, PCR, and other related protocols
•    Meticulous and organized
•    Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
•    Excellent written and spoken English

•    Experience with chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP), Assay for Transposase-Accessible Chromatin with high-throughput sequencing (ATAC-seq), library preparation
•    Knowledge on Next-Generation Sequencing

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