Research Assistant [LKCMedicine] Jobs at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore

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  • Post Date: January 10, 2022
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Research Assistant [LKCMedicine]

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  • Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine invites applications for:
  • Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Assistant Professor Navin Kumar Verma

We are recruiting a Research Assistant, who will join the laboratory of Asst Prof Navin Kumar Verma at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), a joint medical school between Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU).

Our lab in the Clinical Sciences Building (CSB) within the Skin Research Institute of Singapore (SRIS), located in the Novena campus, focuses on Immunology and Cell Biology research. We use various in vitro and in vivo models to address fundamental questions on immunology, cell and molecular biology. The lab fosters reciprocal interactions between the members of the lab and the members of the NTU life science clusters including, but not limited to, LKCMedicine, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and School of Biological Sciences and multiple collaborators outside NTU, including National Cancer Centre Singapore. We provide exciting opportunities, dynamic research environment and vibrant atmospheres as well as state-of-the-art core facilities. Excited and motivated individuals are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit:

Job responsibilities:

  • Design and perform experiments to determine the impact of CNS tauopathy on peripheral blood lymphocytes and CSF in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) mouse models.

  • Design and perform experiments to investigate the trafficking of pTau-specific T cells from periphery into the CNS in AD mice.

  • A focused team player responsible for developing and driving the project to completion.

  • Perform experiments, document results, analyze data, write reports, project proposals and manuscripts for publication.

  • Assist in the purchasing of laboratory materials and provide general support to the lab.

  • Keep track of all cell lines, plasmids and other reagents and materials in the lab and participate in lab health and safety measures, risk assessment etc.

  • Attend regular lab meetings on weekly basis.

  • Contribute to the development of competitive multi-disciplinary research in the field of immunology, cell and molecular biology.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in biological sciences, molecular biology, biotechnology, immunology or other life sciences from a reputed university.

  • Experience in cell culture, molecular, biochemical and imaging techniques, including but not limited to Western immunoblotting, RT-qPCR, flow-cytometry, ELISA, confocal microscopy, in vivo imaging etc.

  • Experience in small animal handling would be an advantage.

  • Proficiency in standard cellular, molecular, and imaging techniques.

  • Demonstrated significant scientific achievements in terms of publications in reputed journals, patents, awards etc. from his/her PhD training and previous research.

  • Fluent in English written and spoken communication and technical skills.

  • Self-motivated and well-organized team player.

  • Capable of independently working on multiple projects with minimum supervision, collaborate effectively in a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team and able to write manuscripts and research proposal.

  • Willing to participate in routine laboratory management and maintenance.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested to pursue a career with the School, please apply with your cover letter, CV and names/contact details of two references at your earliest convenience. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelAssistant
  • ExperienceNot Specified
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYEducation
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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