11/05/2022

Research Assistant, Department of Microbiology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    09/06/2022 00:00 - Europe/London
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Job Description

Inviting applications for a full-time Research Assistant (RA) position in the laboratory of Assistant Professor John Chen at the National University of Singapore. Please note that we are specifically looking for candidates who are seriously interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in microbiology.

We are located in the Department of Microbiology at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Research in the Chen lab focuses on the bacterial pathogen Staphylococcus aureus, bacteriophages, and pathogenicity islands. The successful candidate will work on an EDB-IPP funded project that focuses on bacteriophage therapy.

Candidates with prior lab experience in microbiology and molecular biology are preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Molecular cloning and genetics.
  • Help with lab administrative duties.
  • Help with lab maintenance.

Qualifications

  • Interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in microbiology.
  • BSc with Honours in Life Sciences or equivalent.
  • English proficiency (spoken and in written).
  • Competency in molecular biology.
  • Competency in basic microbiology.
  • Highly motivated.

Interested candidates please submit a detailed curriculum vitae, contact information for 3 references, and your earliest availability. Please note that 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 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.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department: Microbiology And Immunology
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 12698

More Information

EURAXESS offer ID: 783905
Posting organisation offer ID: 292898

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