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Research Fellow (Pharmacy)

Date: 18-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

We are seeking for a full time post-doctoral fellow in the cancer biology laboratory of Dr. Shruti Bhatt in the Department of Pharmacy at the National University of Singapore, Singapore. 


Check out Bhatt lab research focus, via this link:
Located in Singapore and the surrounding communities, National University of Singapore brings together innovative researchers, clinicians and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer. Opportunity to conduct research that advances treatment with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment; we work with amazing partners, including other Cancer/leukemia related laboratories at Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, DUKE-NUS, A-STAR and NUHS clinicians. 


We are looking for candidates who share our excitement to develop new insights about cancer biology with an ultimate goal to develop new treatment approaches. Projects will be fit with candidates experience and specific interests. Areas of interest include uncovering contribution of epigenetic mechanisms in driving leukemia therapy resistance.  


Qualifications / Discipline:
The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated PhD, MD, or MD, PhD that has a record of stellar productivity during graduate training and is looking for a first post-doctoral position. The candidate must have excellent ability to communicate in written and spoken English.


Ideal but not required bench skills include tissue culture, flow cytometry, standard molecular and cell biology techniques. Mouse experiment experience would be an advantage but is not required. Prior experience in epigenetic, genomics and CRISPR technologies will be considered favorable. Technical knowledge/experience with epigenetic techniques would also be an added advantage. Alternatively, candidates with bioinformatic and programming skills required for analysis of sequencing-based (DNA, RNA, epigenetic) datasets will be considered. Candidate should be able to undertake independent research and be an effective team player.

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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: Science

Department : Pharmacy

Job requisition ID : 16094