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Research Assistant (Microbiology & Immunology)

Date: 17-Mar-2023

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

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for a Research Assistant hosted in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine with affiliation to Immunology Translational Research Programme.


Purpose of the post

The Research Assistant (RA) will be responsible to investigate the homeostatic functions of tissue resident macrophage and their implication in health and diseases using multiple systems and cutting-edge technologies. The RA will be closely supervised by Associate Professor ANGELi Veronique, the Principal Investigator (PI) and study team members to ensure the successful completion of the trial on time.


Main duties and responsibilities

The Research Assistant will

  1. Oversee the general management of the project;
  2. Undertake the day to day running of the project at the study site, e.g. peripheral blood processing, cell culture, flow cytometry, RNA sequencing and microscopy;
  3. Conduct literature searches, using SPSS to enter data, and analyse data and maintain trial database, as well as assist in preparing both progress and final reports of the project;
  4. Maintain the highest standard of professional conduct and record keeping in accordance with policies and procedures; and
  5. Assist with any other duties of a similar nature that are delegated by the PI. E.g procurement.


The applicant should:

  1. Have a first degree in Life Sciences/Biology preferably with some experience in research;
  2. be able to work independently and in a team, have an investigative nature, attention to detail; and
  3. have knowledge of computer applications, e.g. SPSS, MS office, PowerPoint.


Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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 : Microbiology And Immunology

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 18396