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Research Officer

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 22 March 2017


The Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) is a research institute within the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Our vision is to remain a premier molecular biology and cell institute with increasing focus on addressing the mechanistic basis of human diseases.

Responsibilities:

We are inviting applications for the position of Research Officer. This is a great career opportunity for candidates wanting to take their scientific career to new heights.  You will work alongside accomplished doctorates to advance the research of neuroscience by participating in scientific discussions, research and data analysis.

Interested candidates should possess a good work ethic, be self-motivated and conscientious.  Being able to work independently, maintain a positive attitude and be adept at learning new skills are critical for success in this role.   This is a research position that requires candidates to work effectively and efficiently at all times.

The candidate will be expected to learn and independently execute primary rodent neural cell cultures, along with all lab duties associated with such culture systems. Additionally, candidates will also be responsible for basic rodent husbandry and housekeeping.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in molecular biology, microscopy, cell culture and preferably animal handling.

Other responsibilities include care and maintenance of lab equipment, general lab duties and good housekeeping.

Requirements:

  • Candidates should possess a Master’s or good Honours degree in Neurosciences, Molecular and Cell Biology, Physiology, Biomedical sciences or Biological Sciences.
  • Excellent skills and experience with tissue culture and molecular biology
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Have the ability to plan tasks independently.
  • Have the ability to analyse data independently and present data to the team

IMCB provides a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your specific qualifications and experience.  We welcome interested applicants to submit a full CV with contact details of two professional referees to:

Dr. Lynette Foo lfoo@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.




Research Officer

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 13 March 2017


The Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) is a research institute within the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Our vision is to remain a premier molecular biology and cell institute with increasing focus on addressing the mechanistic basis of human diseases.

Responsibilities:

We are inviting applications for the position of Research Officer. This is a great career opportunity for candidates wanting to take their scientific career to new heights.  You will work alongside accomplished doctorates to advance the research of neuroscience by participating in scientific discussions, research and data analysis.

Interested candidates should possess a good work ethic, be self-motivated and conscientious.  Being able to work independently, maintain a positive attitude and be adept at learning new skills are critical for success in this role.   This is a research position that requires candidates to work effectively and efficiently at all times.

The candidate will be expected to learn and independently execute primary rodent neural cell cultures, along with all lab duties associated with such culture systems. Additionally, candidates will also be responsible for basic rodent husbandry and housekeeping.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in molecular biology, microscopy, cell culture and preferably animal handling.

Other responsibilities include care and maintenance of lab equipment, general lab duties and good housekeeping.

Requirements:

  • Candidates should possess a Master’s or good Honours degree in Neurosciences, Molecular and Cell Biology, Physiology, Biomedical sciences or Biological Sciences.
  • Excellent skills and experience with tissue culture and molecular biology
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Have the ability to plan tasks independently.
  • Have the ability to analyse data independently and present data to the team

Other useful skills:

  • Drosophila genetic manipulation
  • Advanced molecular biology techniques, including cloning and sequence analysis, nucleic acid extraction, plasmid transformation, Western blotting and qPCR.

IMCB provides a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your specific qualifications and experience.  We welcome interested applicants to submit a brief cover letter, full CV and contact details of two professional referees:

Dr Lynette Foo lfoo@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Job Requirements
Qualification & Field of Study
Good Honours degree in Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or other related field
Min. Years of Experience
2 years
Other Requirements
(e.g. Skills, Competencies)
  • Experience with literature search, designing, planning, carrying out experiments and data analysis
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Able to plan tasks independently


Research Officer

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 13 January 2017

Responsibilities:

Applications are invited for a Research Officer position at the lab for microRNA Models of Neurodegenerative Disease.

The work will involve high-resolution video imaging and analysis of behaving flies, climbing/movement assays, and brain dissections and immunohistochemical analysis, as part of a multidisciplinary collaborative project between biologists, machine vision computer scientists and engineers. The candidate will also help out with other related projects as necessary. Other important responsibilities include upkeep of lab reagents/equipment and fly stocks, and other lab housekeeping and administration tasks.

Candidates should be highly motivated, conscientious and able to work independently, with good organisational, verbal and interpersonal skills. If keen to develop your scientific career, you are highly encouraged to participate in scientific discussions and data analysis.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduates interested in pursuing further studies in biomedical research to work on an independent research project.

Requirements:

  • A good Honours degree in Life Sciences, Biology, Neuroscience, Bioengineering or other biomedical science-related fields
  • Committed and motivated
  • Interest in an interdisciplinary approach to biology and biomedical science
  • Experience with literature search, designing, planning, carrying out experiments and data analysis
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Able to plan tasks independently

Other useful skills:

  • Drosophila genetic manipulation
  • Advanced molecular biology techniques, including cloning and sequence analysis, nucleic acid extraction, plasmid transformation, Western blotting and qPCR.

IMCB provides a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your specific qualifications and experience.  We welcome interested applicants to submit a brief cover letter, full CV and contact details of two professional referees to Dr Sherry Aw (syaw@imcb.a-star.edu.sg).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Job Requirements
Qualification & Field of Study
Good Honours degree in Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or other related field
Min. Years of Experience
2 years
Other Requirements
(e.g. Skills, Competencies)
  • Experience with literature search, designing, planning, carrying out experiments and data analysis
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Able to plan tasks independently




Research Officer (AT Lab)

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 15 Feburary 2017


Responsibilities:

A Research Officer position is available at the Stem Cells and Diabetes Laboratory. Dr Adrian Teo’s laboratory is interested in leveraging on stem cell technology to study mechanisms underlying diabetes and metabolic diseases. Reference: http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/php/iji-at.php;

Qualificatons /Requirements:

  • Degree in Biological Science and Life Science disciplines or equivalent
  • Commitment to position for more than 2 years
  • Prior research experience in the Biomedical field preferred
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and molecular biology techniques
  • Experience with mammalian stem cell work will be valued
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, passion for science, committed to laboratory work and able to work flexible hours
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and also as part of a team
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
  • Experience in Flow Cytometry, Immunoprecipitation techniques, DNA microarray, RNA-seq, Mass Spectrometry and bioinformatics will be valued

Interested candidates are invited to send a brief cover letter detailing research motivation, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three referees to Dr Adrian Teo (ateo@imcb.a-star.edu.sg)

We appreciate your understanding that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.