Research Assistant, Cardio-Metabolic Disease Research

  • National University of Singapore
  • Singapore
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

Job Description

The lab of Dr. Yu Haojie in Precision Medicine Research Program at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore is looking for a highly-motivated Research Assistant
(RA) to study cardio-metabolic disease.

The lab is using functional genomics and genome editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 to discover novel mechanism regulating atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and translate those findings into new therapy. The RA will be involved in both lab management and research.

The RA will be responsible to, and work closely with the Principal Investigator and team members to manage the lab and to assist with the completion of research projects. Appointments will be made on a 1-year contract basis, with the possibility of extension.


The applicant should:
1. have a Bachelor's degree in Biology or related disciplines with good honors from courses.
2. have at least 1-year working experience with mammalian cell culture work and molecular work, such as PCR, qPCR, DNA or RNA extraction and western blot, etc. Experience with mouse work is highly valued.
3. be able to work independently and in a team.
4. display positive attitude and willingness to learn and work hard.
5. proficient in English, both written and spoken.

Qualified candidates should contact Dr. Haojie Yu ( with a cover letter, CV, the names and contact of three referees. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified and interviewed.

Additional Information

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department: Biochemistry
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 11728

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