Research Assistant (Biological Sciences)

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Job Description

We are looking for a Research Assistant for a research project to study plant-microbial-insect interactions. We seek a highly motivated applicant with some background and/or interest in working with environmental and plant related microbiomes. Applicant should also possess basic laboratory skills. Prior demonstrated experience in molecular/microbiology is highly desirable. The position is within a multi-disciplinary research team, which broadly pursues microbial diversity and physiological investigations in plant holobionts. The team consists of Post-doctoral fellows, PhDs and other Research Assistants. The full-time research assistant will be expected to actively participate in ongoing research projects and fulfil any other ad-hoc research

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. Qualifications / Discipline: The ideal applicant should have a degree in /life sciences/Plant biology/microbiology
. Skills: Basic Microsoft skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Possess strong organizational and communication skills, both written and oral.
Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment.
Assist in data analysis, preparing figures, tables and reports.
. Experience: familiarity with culturing microorganisms. Experience with PCR, cloning, and other nucleic acid or metabolites manipulation is preferable

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Department : [[Department of Biological Sciences]]
Employee Referral Eligible: [[No]]
Job requisition ID : 17473

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a national research university in Queenstown, Singapore. Founded in 1905 as the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School, NUS has consistently been considered as being one of the top and most prestigious academic institutions in the world as well as in the Asia-Pacific itself. It plays a key role in the further development of modern technology and science, offering a global approach to education and research, with a focus on expertise and perspectives of Asia. In 2022, the QS World University Rankings ranked NUS 11th in the world and first in Asia.

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