National Neuroscience Institute of Singapore

Research Fellow or Research Assistant

Job Category:  Research
Posting Date:  18-Mar-2023

Job Description
A research position in Translational Neuroscience is available in the Translational Therapeutics Laboratory at the National Neuroscience Institute (Neuroscience and Behavioural Disorders Program in Duke-NUS Medical School). We are looking for highly motivated candidates (BSc, MSc or PhD) who have a strong desire and passion to search for and validate novel therapeutic targets and biomarkers, which can add to diagnosis, therapy and prognosis prediction of neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease and other human neurodegenerative disorders.

A highly meticulous researcher will be recruited to perform challenging and interesting molecular and cellular translational neuroscience studies relevant to the pathogenesis and therapy of human neurodegenerative diseases. At least 2 years of working experience is required for MSc applicants (Applicants with BSc but having many years of wet lab experience are also encouraged to apply).

Applicants with strong background in cellular & molecular biology and prior research experience on Stem cell biology, iPSC induction, protein-protein interactions, CHIP experiments as well as C elegans works are preferred. In addition, he/she is expected to have independent research working capability including design of experiments logically, thinking and conceiving scientifically, multiple task handling ability and composing of scientific manuscripts. He/She should have effective and versatile techniques and experiences in handling proteins, nucleic acids, cells, C elegan and as part of a team including enthusiastic, pro-active and cooperative approaches


Job Requirements

  • At least Bachelor's Degree in Medicine or Life Sciences, preferably majoring in Genetics / Biochemistry / Pharmacology or related fields;
  • 2 years of experience in a relevant field for MSc applicants is required;
  • Previous experience with stem cell biology, iPSC induction, protein-protein interactions, CHIP experiments and C elegan work experience would be added advantages.