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    field assistant (29 sept 2014)

    Laboratory officer (23 sept 2014)

    Assistant research officer (11 sept 2014)

    reseach assistants (8 sept 2014)

    research assistant (17 jul 2014)

    research assistant (20 jun 2014)

    assistant research officer (16 jun 2014)

    Research assistants (15 apr 2014)


    Field assistant in mosquito vector and dengue research

    Field sites in Singapore, mostly Geylang and at DBS
    Duties include:  inspecting water bodies for mosquito larvae, assisting with laboratory experiments on adult mosquitoes
    Employer:  SMART-CENSAM, in conjunction with DBS
    Duration:  16 hours per week, 4 months

    Enquiries: A/P  Theodore Evans,

    A Laboratory Officer (LO) or Research Assistant (RA) position available immediately:

    A Laboratory Officer or Research Assistant position is available immediately at Professor Wang Shu’s lab at Department of Biological Sciences, NUS. The successful candidates will be working on an industrial project in the area of cancer immunotherapy. To view the introduction of our research, please visit our website.

    Requirement: 4-Year B.Sc. (Honours) or 3-Year B.Sc. degrees in life sciences or biotechnology. Prior lab research experience in immunology, cancer therapy, biotechnology, and/or cell & molecular biology preferred. Good communication and interpersonal skills would be an advantage. Academically excellent applicants with an Honors degree will have a chance to be considered for pursuing a research master’s degree.

    Interested candidates are invited to email their CV and job interest to:
    Dr. Timothy Kwang
    Department of Biological Sciences
    National University of Singapore

    A position for Assistant Research Officer (ARO) is available in Dr. Pek Jun Wei’s group starting November 2014. Individuals who are interested in studying the roles and biogenesis of long noncoding RNAs in Drosophila melanogaster are invited to apply.

    - BSc (Hons) (Life Sciences or related fields)
    - Highly motivated and willing to learn
    - Prior experience in bioinformatic analysis of deep sequencing data and/or molecular biology will be an advantage, but not necessary
    - Laboratory maintenance and purchasing
    - Assistance in projects

    The salary given is commensurable to educational qualifications and working experience of the candidates. Benefits include annual leave, medical leave and flexi-benefits etc.
    Interested individuals should send their applications (including a cover letter, CV, and names and contacts of three referees) to: 
    Dr. Pek Jun Wei
    Young Investigator
    Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory

    Two Research Assistant positions

    We are looking for two Research Assistants to join our lab. Candidate with BSc (Honors) or MSc degree and prior lab experience in molecular biology, cell biology or biochemistry is preferred. PhD candidate who has submitted his/her thesis and are in the transition stage for degree completion are welcome to apply.

    Project 1:  Development of a probe for tumor imaging and diagnosis.
    Project 2:  Development of a novel anticancer drug.

    Details of the project will be provided to shortlisted candidates during interview.

    Successful candidates can expect a competitive salary and benefit package.  Interested candidates are encouraged to send their CV and full contacts of at least three referees to:

    Prof. Ruowen Ge, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 119260.

    For more information about our lab and research, please visit:
    Department of Biological Sciences faculty web:;
    Molecular Angiogenesis lab web:

    Research Assistant

    A research assistant position is available in A/Prof Low Boon Chuan’s lab at the Mechanobiology Institute, to examine regulation of Rho GTPases signaling in cancer cell metastasis. The candidate should possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences and is expected to provide support in mammalian tissue culture, molecular cloning, western blots, immunofluorescence and live imaging microcopy. Prior experience in these areas will be an advantage.

    Interested individuals can submit their curriculum vitaes to

    Research Assistant

    Location: Mechanobiology Insitute, Singapore.  Level 9, T-Lab Building. NUS
    Lab website

    We are looking for a candidate with at least a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences or related areas.  Successful candidate will work closely with senior lab members in studying cell-matrix interactions by advanced imaging methods.  Expected tasks include performing mammalian cell culture, molecular cloning and PCR, immunoblotting, immunofluorescence and live cell microscopy. Prior experience in these areas will be an advantage. Good organization, written/oral communication, teamwork, and motivation are important. 

    To inquire, please send curriculum vitae and 3 references to:


    An Assistant Research Officer (ARO) position is immediately available at the Dr. YU Fengwei’s group in Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore. The group is interested in studying the mechanisms controlling neural development and pruning using Drosophila melanogaster, an excellent model organism. The successful candidate is motivated and expected to provide assistance and support for a couple of interesting projects.

    The annual salary/stipend is very competitive commensurable to the educational qualifications and working experience of the candidates.

    Interested individuals may send your application that includes your CV and three recommendation letters to:
    Fengwei Yu, PhD
    Principal Investigator
    Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory
    1 Research Link
    National University of Singapore
    Singapore 117604

    Research Assistants

    We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with experiences for open positions as Research Assistants. Prior experiences with mammalian tissue culture, molecular biology (cloning) and microscopy are required. Other requirements: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred); 2+ years of lab experiences in molecular biology or cell biology.

    All positions include competitive salaries, commensurate with experience. Please send the application, including curriculum vitae, names and contacts of 2-3 references, to Dr. WU, Min at