National Neuroscience Institute of Singapore

Research Officer

Job Category:  Research
Posting Date:  6 Feb 2024

Job description

A Research Officer position is available at the Molecular Neurotherapeutics Laboratory at the National Neuroscience Institute. The lab is interested in understanding how the immune microenvironment influences brain tumor invasion. We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a passion for research and an inquisitive mind. Prior experience in molecular biology and cell culture is required. 


The candidate will be expected to perform a variety of functions related to the research including, but not limited to

  • Independently carry out the design and execution of the research project, 
  • Contribute to project management, including preparing oral presentations and written report
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the laboratory
  • Assist in laboratory management including ethics approval, procurement of consumables, maintaining laboratory records and safety protocols
  • Perform other research-related duties related to the daily running of the laboratory as assigned by the Principal Investigator



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with a minimum of two years of experience in a research laboratory.
  • Previous experience in cell culture and molecular biology techniques is essential
  • Experience in mouse work is a plus, but not necessary.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently and effectively with precision
  • Meticulous in record keeping and possess good organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as an effective team player