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A Research Assistant position is offered to join the Microbiome Medicine Laboratory under Prof Joseph Sung, at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, a joint medical school between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Imperial College London.

Our mission is centered on exploring the role of microbiome in systemic diseases, and driving revolutionary discoveries that advance health and medicine. The candidate will join the team to undertake high quality research in microbiome medicine, in line with the overarching research strategy of the school. We are seeking individuals with a passion for molecular microbiology and microbial ecology to join our team and contribute to our ongoing research initiatives focused on the human microbiome. Our research efforts are primarily directed towards investigating the interactions between microorganisms, their hosts and the environment. Our ultimate goal is to develop a comprehensive understanding of how these processes influence microbial communities and impact the health of the host by utilizing cellular and animal models.

Key responsibilities:
  • Perform molecular biology assays/experiments
  • Preparation of materials, reagents, and equipments for experiments
  • Conduct and monitor animal studies, exposure experiments, and husbandry
  • Conduct experiments, and day-to-day experimentally analytical work
  • Provide support in data analysis
  • Contribute to laboratory operations by basic laboratory housekeeping needs, proper functioning of equipment, and adhering to safety protocols
  • Assist with procurement (purchasing equipment, materials, consumables, and items for collection kits)
  • Assist with safety-related duties
  • Collaborate effectively with the research teams to achieve overall research goals and objectives
  • Assist in coordination and collection of kit preparation and samples from study cohorts

Key competencies and requirements:
  • Bachelor in Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Life Sciences, or related fields. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
  • Experience with animal experiments would be of great benefit
  • Able to work independently and as a team player
  • Able to work overtime and under pressure to meet possible tight datelines

Hiring Institution: LKC
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