Project Officer (Molecular Biology), Opportunity At NTU Main Campus, Singapore.

  • Post Date: February 16, 2023
  • Apply Before: April 17, 2023
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Project Officer (Molecular Biology)

Scientific Writing, Communications and Project Officer at European Molecular  Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

A Project Officer position is available in the laboratory of Prof Peter Preiser, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The project will focus on elucidating the signaling events in the erythrocyte during Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium knowlesi merozoite invasion. Notably, the study aims to examine the conservation of signaling pathways in erythrocytes between the invasion processes of P. falciparum and P. knowlesi. This involves the functional validation of conserved host signaling proteins and quantification of intracellular signaling, using a range of biochemical, cellular and molecular biology techniques.


Job Description:

  • Design and perform experiments to elucidating the signaling events in the erythrocyte during Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium knowlesi merozoite invasion
  • Review relevant literature
  • Document and analyse experimental results clearly and thoroughly and present work progress to lab members
  • Carry out administrative duties including but not limited to purchasing of lab consumables, keeping risk assessment, budget records and other documents up to date
  • Support other day to day activities as needed


Job Requirements:

  • Good BSc (Hons) degree in biological sciences or related areas, with focus on cell / molecular biology
  • Some experience in Plasmodium research would be helpful
  • Experience in biochemical, cellular and molecular biology methods, such as ELISA, fluorescent microscopy, plasmid cloning and western blotting are a plus
  • Prior experience in aseptic cell culture maintenance is necessary
  • Highly motivated person who is able to work independently
  • Good communication skills & team player
  • Entry level candidates are welcome to apply


The School of Biological Sciences seeks a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability.



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  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • ExperienceNot Specified
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYEducation
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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