Research Assistant (Anatomy)

Job Nature:
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

The National University of Singapore invites applications for Research Assistant in the Department of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The Department has a strong Health and Biomedical Sciences research program, particularly in the key areas of neurological disorders, cancer research and regenerative medicine. Appointments will be made on a 1 yr contract basis, with the possibility of extension.

Purpose of the post

The appointee will be a research assistant working closely with a multi-disciplinary team including research scholars and research fellows in the field of neuroscience.

Main duties and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate who will be actively involved in performing routine lab work such as cell culture, molecular and epigenetic analyses as well as animal work including animal maintenance and primary culture of microglia. The RA will be closely working with research scholars and research fellows. He/she will be required to assist with any other duties as delegated by the PI.



The applicant should:

  1. Have a B.Sc or B.Sc (Hons) degree in life sciences or related disciplines;
  2. Have previous experience in cell and molecular biology
  3. Should be able to handle rodents and primary cell culture.


Formal application: Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of 3 referees to us. 


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.