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Research Fellow (Head & Neck Cancer Lab)

Date: 21-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Head and Neck Cancer Genomics Laboratory (Principal Investigator: Dr Joshua Tay, MBBS, PhD) at the National University of Singapore is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow. The successful candidate will be involved in the identification of molecular targets in head and neck cancers using novel state-of-the-art genomic techniques, as well as the translation of these findings into therapeutic strategies for patient care. The lab runs a full genomics pipeline, including laser-capture microdissection, library preparation, quality control, in-house sequencing and bioinformatic analysis. The successful candidate will work closely with the PI and will be supported by research assistants and clinical coordinators.


  • PhD in Biosciences related discipline (e.g. cancer biology, molecular biology,
    immunology, genetics, etc).
    • Driven, motivated and excited about new scientific discoveries.
    • Careful, meticulous and keeps clear records.
    • Strong writing ability.
    • Experience with genomic techniques is preferred but not a requirement. On-thejob
    guidance will be provided in the area of genomics experiments and bioinformatic processing.
    • Experience with in-vitro and in-vivo cancer models will be a plus.

Additional Information

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is 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 significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.


With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Otolaryngology

Employee Referral Eligible: No