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Research Scientist (Cancer Science Institute)

Date: 21-Apr-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated Ph.D. or M.D graduate with a background in molecular or cellular biology, biochemistry or other related fields who is interested in deciphering regulatory RNA networks in the context of cancer. The successful candidate will help to design experiments, conduct experiments, analyse data, write papers, write grants, mentor students, and compete for fellowships.

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in cancer biology or related area
  • Experience with in vivo animal models, particularly mice and/or zebrafish
  • Expertise in RNA biology (including but not limited to microRNAs) is preferred
  • Strong background and working knowledge of basic molecular and cellular biology techniques such as cell culture, cloning, real-time PCR and western blotting
  • Any experience with analyses of human clinical samples, RNA sequencing, RNA immunoprecipitation, mass spectrometry and/or CRISPR genome editing is highly desirable
  • A proven track record in the form of publications in top international English language journals
  • Ability to communicate in written and spoken English

Applications should include full curriculum vitae, publication list, and names and contact information of 3 referees. Please also include a summary of your research experience.

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 presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.