0-2 years
4000 - 8000 SGD monthly
22 days ago
Job Description

A Research Assistant position is offered in A/P Yusuf Ali's lab at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, a joint medical school between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Imperial College London.

We are seeking a Research Assistant who is passionate about being part of a research team that focuses on unraveling the molecular mechanisms underlying Type 2 diabetes (T2D) pathogenesis and multi-organ dysfunction. The Research Assistant will actively participate in experiments involving molecular techniques such as histology and animal models of disease, while also managing laboratory administrative tasks such as procurement, laboratory safety compliance and inventory management to facilitate smooth laboratory operations.

For more information, please visit https://dr.ntu.edu.sg/cris/rp/rp00609.

Key Responsibilities:

. Perform molecular biology assays/experiments, including histology, western blotting, confocal microscopy, etc.

. Perform in vivo experiments, animal studies

. Provide support in data analysis

. Contribute to laboratory operations by basic laboratory housekeeping needs, proper functioning of equipment, and adhering to safety protocols

. Assist with procurement (purchasing equipment, materials and consumables)

. Assist with safety-related duties

. Collaborate effectively with the research teams to achieve overall research goals and objectives

Key competencies and requirements:

. Bachelor in Biology, Biochemistry, Life Sciences, or related fields. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply

. Possess a minimum of 1 year of experience in microbiology and molecular biology research

. Experience with animal experiments would be of benefit, but not essential

. Able to work independently and as a team player

. Able to work overtime and under pressure to meet possible tight datelines

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