Research Fellow in Laboratory of Prof Ophry Pines

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE| Date Posted: 21-Aug-2019
Job Nature:
Contract
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

NUS-HUJ-CREATE Programme (http://huj.nus.edu.sg/) for Inflammation Research is a partnership between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ). The programme was established by the National Research Foundation of Singapore (NRF) in 2011 under the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE). The programme focuses on advancing an understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms of inflammation of diseases prevalent in Asia, a field that is currently under-studied.

 

Prof Ophry Pines’ laboratory, under the NUS-HUJ-CREATE Programme is inviting applications for a post doctoral position. The successful candidate will be a full-time member of the laboratory which offers excellent training opportunities and the possibility to do your own independent research.

Job Description

This project deals with dual targeting of proteins to subcellular compartments of the eukaryotic cell in human tissue cell culture yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) models. Although this is basic research, the long term aim is to implicate dual targeting phenomena with human disease and welfare.

Requirements

Requirements

  • PhD in Biology (Microbiology, Biochemistry or Biotechnology)
  • Experienced in molecular biology; Immunoprecipitation, Biochemical methods, RT-PCR, ShRNA design.
  • Experience in cell biology; Immunostaining, Fluorescent and Confocal Microscopy, Subcellular fractionation, transfections and infections, Metabolic labeling [35S]  [3H], HPLC.
  • Human tissue culture is the primary experimental system however experience with yeast and bacteria is an advantage.
  • Fluent work with the computer programs.
  • Highly motivated and responsible with the ability to work independently

Interested applicants please send your application including a cover letter, detailed resume, a copy of your degree(s)/transcripts and names of three references to this job portal.  

Please note that only short listed candidates will be notified.