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Research Fellow (The Bioinformatics Platform)

Date: 08-Mar-2023

Location: YONG LOO LIN SCH OF MEDICINE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Bioinformatics Platform at the Immunology Translational Research Program NUS,  utilizes state-of-the-art methods in pipelines and workflow to analyze data to gain biological insights. The platform works with a number of medium to high throughput technologies like microbiome metagenomics, single-cell omics, next generation sequencing (RNA-seq, DNA-seq, etc), Luminex multiplex assays, Microarrays, Nanostring and Flow/Mass cytometry and integrates them together with other heterogenous datasets to derived meaningful understandings. The platform is currently looking for a Research Fellow to analyze above mentioned biological data using computational methods.


Job Scope:

  • Work with internal and external collaborators to understand biological problems and translate them to actionable computational analytical tasks.
  • Execute computational analytical tasks to generate results for interpretation and report generation.
  • Communicate and discuss analysis results with collaborators.
  • Survey and evaluation of computational methodologies for incorporation into analysis workflows.
  • Maintain and manage servers


  • PhD in Bioinformatics/Computational biology, Statistics, Mathematics, Data science, Computer Science/Engineering or related disciplines.
  • Proficient in the Linux operating system
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Unix shell scripts, R, Python and Java
  •  Able to work independently and keen to pick up new skills
  •  Strong organizational and communication skills.
  •  Knowledge or willingness to learn biology and statistics

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 : Dean's Office (Medicine)

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 12312