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Research Officer position in IMCB, A*STAR

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 1, July 2015

The Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) is a leading research institute in biological sciences primarily funded by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Its mission is to develop and foster a vibrant research culture for cutting-edge basic biomedical sciences. IMCB's research activities focus on four major fields: Animal Models of Development and Disease, Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics, Cell Biology in Health and Disease, and Structural Biology and Drug Discovery. IMCB is continuously looking out for talented people to contribute to its success.

The laboratory of Drug Development Unit (DDU) is looking for a motivated Research Officer who has either bioanalysis or molecular biology background/training to support the effort in research and development of novel therapeutic agents.

Requirements:

  • A degree in biological sciences or chemistry or a related discipline
  • Experience in a Biology or Chemistry lab or with relevant industrial attachment is preferred
  • Experience in handling small animals (e.g., mouse/rat) is an advantage
  • Awareness of workplace health and safety
  • Good organizational skills and good work attitude
  • An ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Applicant should be capable of collecting, handling and/or analyzing biological samples (e.g., cancer cells/tumor tissues, mouse/rat tissues, zebrafish, etc.) after on-the-job training
  • Applicant with molecular biology background should be capable of performing routine experiments (cell culture, cellular assays, western blotting, etc.)
  • Applicant with bioanalysis background should be capable of using LC-MS/MS for small molecule ADME/PK analysis.

Interested candidates are welcome to email a brief cover letter, CV, and the name and email address of referees to Haishan WANG (hswang@imcb.a-star.edu.sg) or Human Resources Department (recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg)

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.



Research Officer

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 22, June 2015

The FB lab is looking for a motivated Research Officer who will support two postdocs in their projects and running of the RNAi facility. The successful candidate will help in performing cell biology and biochemistry experiments, liaising with collaborators, coordinating the usage and management of facility equipment including learning to use our high-throughput microscopes, and maintaining some paperwork for bookkeeping purposes.

Reference: http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/php/ittd-t-rnai.php

Requirements:

  • Degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • Good organizational skills, ability to work independently and a good work attitude
  • Is enthusiastic, committed, and a quick learner
  • Has good written and spoken communication skills
  • Is generally proficient with computers

Interested candidates are invited to send a brief cover letter detailing research motivation, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three referees to:

Human Resources Department, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, 61 Biopolis Drive, Level 2, #02-03, Proteos, Singapore 138673; Fax: 6779 1117 or email: recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

We appreciate your understanding that only shortlisted applicants will be notified..


Research Officer position in IMCB, A*STAR

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 13, April 2015

A Research Officer position is available at A*STAR IMCB’s Laboratory for Multiscale Molecular Diagnostics. Integrating advances in materials science, biomedical engineering and molecular biology, the laboratory seeks to develop novel micro- and nanotechnologies to empower biomarker discovery and its clinical translation. Please visit our lab website to find out more (http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/php/iif-hs.php)

Applicants with relevant background in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Chemistry or related fields are invited to apply. Successful candidates must be interested in translational research, highly motivated, and be able to work in an interdisciplinary environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Diagnostic assay development;
  • Biosensor implementation;
  • Maintenance/management of laboratory.

Requirements:

  • BSc from a well-recognized institution;
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Committed and motivated;
  • Experience in nanotechnology, microfluidics, microfabrication, bioinformatics, cell culture or other relevant techniques will be desirable;

Interested candidates should send a cover letter detailing your research motivations, CV, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Huilin SHAO
(hshao@imcb.a-star.edu.sg) or recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.





Research Officer position

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 17, March 2015

The Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) is a leading research institute in biological sciences funded by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Its mission is to develop and foster a vibrant research culture for cutting-edge basic biomedical sciences. IMCB’s research activities focus on the areas of Animal Models of Development and Disease, Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics, Cell Biology in Health and Disease, and Structural Biology and Drug Discovery. IMCB is continuously looking out for talented people to contribute to its success.

The Department of Developmental Epigenetics and Disease is inviting highly motivated, suitable candidates to apply for the following position:

Research/Laboratory Officer
The prospective candidate should…

  • hold a Diploma, Bachelor or Master Degree in Biological Sciences;
  • be a highly motivated individual with an inquisitive mind and have excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills;
  • be collaborative and have good communication and strong organizational skills.
  • have prior experience in molecular biology;
  • have prior experience animal (mouse) handling; and 
  • ideally have experience in histology (IHC, IF, H&E, etc).

Responsibilities:

  • To perform and/or assist in molecular biology experiments (Cloning, gene knock-down, RNA/protein expression analysis, etc.)
  • Maintenance/management of the laboratories mouse colony (mating, genotyping, injections, embryo and tissue isolation.)
  • Mouse embryo injection to create transgenic or knock-out mouse models.
  • Sample preparation and processing for histological analysis.

Interested candidates are welcome to email a cover letter detailing their motivations, CV, and the name and email address of at least one referee
to Daniel Messerschmidt (danielm@imcb.a-star.edu.sg) or
to the Human Resources Department (recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg).

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.





Mouse Embryologist – Microinjection Specialist

Date available: March–April 2015

Date posted: 13, Jan 2015

One position is available at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR for a mouse embryologist experienced in the following techniques:

Pro-nuclear injection of mouse embryos,
Mouse embryo isolation and preparation for microinjections,
Preparation of timed-mated hormone primed mice for embryo production,
Mouse embryo manipulation using microinjection systems,
Mouse colony management,
Handling rodents,
Genotyping,
General knowledge of biochemical, histological, cell and molecular biological methods.

Please email CV and brief cover letter to: recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.





Research associate (M.Sc.)/
Project officer (B.Sc) Biotechnology

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 13 Jan, 2015


Workplace :
School of Biological Sciences, NTU @ One North
Form of employment: Full time, Project employment
Start date: ASAP

General description
Since 2008 we have a protein production platform (PPP) located at Biopolis, which provides other research groups with recombinant proteins of high purity and quality. The work is distributed into two teams; one working with molecular biology techniques and the other one focusing on large-scale protein expression and purification.

Job Description
We are looking for someone to join the molecular biology team. This team is responsible for creating expression clones and the work will involve high-throughput parallel cloning, small-scale expression and purification. In addition to this it will involve customer contacts and data handling.

We are now looking a talented research associates/project officer.

Qualifications:

  • You have M.Sc or a B.Sc within the field of biochemistry, biotechnology or equivalent.
  • Hands on experience from laboratory work in the field of molecular biology or protein chemistry is a requirement.
  • You are able to work in a structured mode and can adhere to stringent timelines.
  • High-throughput work requires strict documentation and we expect you to have a thorough appreciation of the merits of GLP.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral. 

Contact
To apply for the position please send your CV and a description of why you are interested in this position by email to: proteinproductionplatform2014@gmail.com





Research Officer position

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 11 Dec, 2014

IMCB NCC MPI Singapore Oncogenome Program is looking for a motivated Research Officer who will support the efforts in research and development of the Singapore Oncogenome Program. This program is a collaborative unit funded by Max Planck - Department of Biochemistry, National Cancer Centre Singapore and Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology. The unit houses both basic and clinical research, providing a synergistic research environment for translational work in the field of oncology. The unit serves to link both clinicians and basic scientists with common research interests to explore, discuss, and develop ideas.

Job Description
The successful applicant is encouraged to actively participate in the R&D projects, acquire the relevant skills, and contribute to the project team.

Requirements:

  • Applicants should possess a degree in Biology/Life Sciences.
  • Prior experience in both basic and clinical research is preferred.
  • Applicant should capable of performing routine research techniques such as tissue culture, ELISA and FACS after on-job training.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task and a good work attitude preferred.

Interested applicants are welcome to fax or write in with a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact numbers to: Human Resources Department, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, 61 Biopolis Drive, Level 2, #02-03, Proteos Building, Singapore 138673; Fax: 6779 1117 or email to : recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


Research Officer position

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 4 June, 2014

One Research Officer position is immediately available at IMCB Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer Risk Laboratory. The successful applicant will be involved in an industry-funded dermatologic research project. 

Applicants can visit the lab website to find out more http://www.sbs.ntu.edu.sg/aboutus/Faculty/NSTan/Pages/Home.aspx

Requirements:
BSc or BSc (Hon) Life Sciences/Biomedical Sciences.
Prior experience with 3D organotypic skin culture is necessary.
Committed and able to work flexible hours.
Excellent organizational skills and have experience in lab management.

Interested candidates are welcome to write in with a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact numbers to Andrew Tan (nstan@imcb.a-star.edu.sg)

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.