The NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is an integral member of the National University Health System (NUHS). Dedicated to creating synergies to advance NUHS’ tripartite mission of excellence in clinical care, translational clinical research and education, its Department of Biochemistry invites suitable qualified candidates for the post of:
The National University of Singapore invites applications for a Research Assistant position in the Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Appointment will be made on a 1 year contract basis in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.Purpose of the post
Our laboratory has developed a non-viral based gene delivery platform (Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Apr 7; 45(6): e38). The Research Assistant (RA) will be responsible to, and work closely with, the Principal Investigator and study team members to develop gene based applications.Main duties and responsibilities
The Research Assistant will work with the project lead (current Post doc) to carry out research in the area of gene modification of mammalian cells, including designing and running experiments, recording, analyzing and writing up the results (as part of a research team).The RA will be able to:
Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Too Heng-Phon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Formal application: Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of 3 referees) to:Too Heng-Phon
The Department of Biochemistry is inviting application for the post of one full-time Teaching Assistant (FTTA) in Life Sciences undergraduate courses, in the field of Molecular Cell Biology and Biomedical Sciences.
Candidates should preferably have a minimum qualification of a 2nd Class Honours Degree in Life sciences or equivalent from a reputable University. Prior experience with teaching would be an advantage.
The FTTA will be working as a team with Professors, laboratory staff and other Teaching Assistants to achieve holistic goals for student education in NUS. The FTTA must be reasonably competent with data management and administration, comfortably manage and consult peers, appreciate student issues and be passionate about teaching and laboratory practical work.The specific duties of the FTTA include:
This appointment is a 1-year contract which is renewable based on good performance.
Interested candidates are invited to apply with cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, together with letters from three referees by 30 September 2018 to:Ms Safia Syaqirin
We are seeking a BSc (Honours) graduate in Life sciences to join us in a project on Life sciences education research. The research assistant will be involved in the analysis of teaching and learning activities related to problem-solving among Life sciences undergraduates. This is a non lab-based position.
Salary ranges from $2500 - $3750 and will commensurate with qualifications and experience.Requirements
Important note: Preference will be given to applicants with the necessary skills set and domain expertise who are able to embark on the project with the least delay and deliver timely results.
Applicants should complete and submit the following:
Please send your application to:
A/P Yeong Foong May
Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore
The National University of Singapore invites applications for postdoc positions with immediate effect in the Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Appointments will be made on 2 years contract basis in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.
Purpose of the post
Sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P), a potent signaling lipid secreted by hematopoietic cells plays numerous biologically significant roles including its requirement for immune, stem cell trafficking, and blood vessel health. Our laboratory discovered Mfsd2b as the S1P transporter for its extracellular signaling roles (Vu et al., Nature 2017). The current projects focus on the understanding of the physiological significance of this S1P transporter using mouse models.Main duties and responsibilities
The postdoc candidate will lead a newly funded NMRC research project in which he or she will work with the PI to study the physiological impacts of Mfsd2b and its ligand S1P to cells/animals physiology. The postdoc candidate will be able to:
The applicant should hold a PhD with postdoc experience is a plus. Experience should include the follows but not limited to:
Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to principle investigator Dr. Long Nguyen at email@example.com.
Formal application: Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of 3 referees) to:
The positions opened until fulfilled.Only shortlisted candidates will be notified
Further information, please contact:Ms Fatin