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Central Imaging Facility Microscopy
(Research Officer / Scientist)

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 20 July 2016

The IMCB Central Imaging Facility (CIF) is an Infrastructure, Technology and Translational Division (ITTD) unit that supports the imaging and image analysis needs of IMCB.

The CIF is seeking suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of
Central Imaging Facility Microscopy Research Officer or Scientist

Job description:

  1. Point of contact for advice and help on microscopes.
  2. Train, advise and support users in the application of various microscopy techniques to biomedical research: from basic microscopy (brightfield, contrast enhancing techniques, widefield fluorescence and confocal) to advanced microscopy (F-techniques, 3D imaging, live-cell imaging, super‐resolution microscopy) and quantitative image analysis.
  3. Troubleshoot, provide basic maintenance and upkeep of microscope systems.
  4. Manage booking system.
  5. Liaise with the manufacturers/vendors for repairs, upgrades, application support and new developments.
  6. Hold the N3 laser license for IMCB.
  7. Propose a budget for maintenance, repairs, replacement of existing equipment and new acquisitions, and manage the approved budget.
  8. Develop collaborative research projects with research staff on specific scientific projects.
  9. Work with CIF Imaging Informatics Research Scientist to advise IMCB researchers on image acquisition, data handling, image processing and analysis and data presentation.
  10. Monitor safe working conditions and implement measures as required.
  11. Join the Safety Committee.
  12. Perform other administrative duties.

Requirements:

  1. Possess at least a B.Sc. (for Research Officer) or Ph.D (for Research Scientist) in one of the Life Sciences.
  2. Have at least 3 years hands-on experience in confocal and light microscopy.
  3. Good understanding of the principles of microscopy.
  4. Possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  5. Committed to exceeding quality standards and providing exceptional services.

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Research Officer

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 6 Apr 2016

  • Major responsibilities as a Research Officer in SIPRAD will include hands-on execution of in vivo experiments to evaluate compounds for efficacy and toxicity in translatable animal models of retinal angiogenetic diseases with clinically-relevant endpoints, especially with experience to handle rabbit.
  • Provide broad level administrative and operational support to Principal Investigator, include placing orders, fixed assets management, liaising with vendors.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Biomedical related fields.
  • 2-3 years of experience in preclinical research in ophthalmology or imaging related field of specific academic/industrial experience.
  • Working knowledge in ocular pharmacology, background in ophthalmology preferred.
  • Comfortable in handling live animals (rabbits)
  • Hands-on experience in animal handling, surgical procedures, in vivo efficacy assessments, IV and IP dosing, blood and tissue sampling techniques.
  • Experienced in conduct data interpretation and reporting of study results and conclusions.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve scientific problems creatively, effectively and independently.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills and work attitude.

Interested candidates are to apply through: https://astar.aqayo.com/apply/c839f0b-20/Research_Officer_SIPRAD_IMCB

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on its prevailing recruitment policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


Research Officer

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 6 Apr 2016

Major responsibilities as a Research Officer in SIPRAD will include hands-on execution of in vivo experiments to evaluate compounds for efficacy and toxicity in translatable animal models of retinal angiogenetic diseases with clinically-relevant endpoints, especially with experience to handle rabbit.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Pharmacology, Veterinary Technologly or equivalent.
  • 2-3 years of experience in preclinical research in ophthalmology or imaging related field of specific academic/industrial experience.
  • Working knowledge in ocular pharmacology, background in ophthalmology preferred.
  • Experimental ocular imaging such as fundus camera, slit lamp and ocular coherence tomography (OCT).
  • Hands-on experience in animal handling, surgical procedures, in vivo efficacy assessments, IV and IP dosing, blood and tissue sampling techniques.
  • Experienced in conduct data interpretation and reporting of study results and conclusions.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve scientific problems creatively, effectively and independently.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills and work attitude.

Interested candidates are to apply through: https://astar.aqayo.com/apply/3f60257-20/Research_Officer_SIPRAD_IMCB

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on its prevailing recruitment policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.



Research Officer - MAU lab

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 3 Mar 2016

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.

Research Officer

A research officer position is immediately available at the Monoclonal Antibody Unit in IMCB. The successful applicant will be primarily involved in a project studying hepatitis viral infection of mice but is required to assist in other projects whenever necessary. A 1-year contract will be offered in the first instance.

The successful candidate must be stimulated by interdisciplinary discussions and be motivated to develop and carry out strategies that assess outcomes of specific mission oriented research.

Responsibilities::

  • Perform or assist in molecular biology and biochemistry experiments such as cell culture, cloning, protein expression and purification, Western blot and immunofluorescence analyses
  • Lab maintenance: roles include placing orders, fixed assets management,
  • Performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs

Requirements:

Candidates should possess a Bachelor of Science in biomedical related areas
Candidate should be comfortable in handling live animals (mice)
Candidate should have good organizational skills and work attitude
Candidate should have good technical and communication skills

Read more about our work at: http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/php/ittd-mau.php

Interested candidates are to apply through:
https://astar.aqayo.com/apply/8dcc9c9-20/Research_Officer_IMCB

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.





Research Officer - SC lab

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 18 Feb 2016

Applications are invited for a Research Officer position at the lab for microRNA Models of Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease.

The candidate will be involved in projects related to neurodegeneration disease models in Drosophila. Other important responsibilities include upkeeping of lab reagents/equipment and fly stocks, and other lab housekeeping and administration tasks.

Candidates should be highly motivated, conscientious and able to work independently, with good organisational, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Life Sciences, Biology, Neuroscience, or other biomedical science-related fields.
  • The candidate must be proficient in these lab techniques:
    -   Drosophila genetic manipulation, including recombination and p-element mobilisation
    -   Dissection and immunohistochemistry of Drosophila adult brains
    -   Confocal microscopy
    -   Microinjection for Drosophila embryonic transformation, transformation screening,     genotyping and balancing
    -   Advanced molecular biology techniques, including cloning and sequence analysis,     nucleic acid extraction, plasmid transformation, qPCR and in-situ hybridization.
    -   Cloning, design and generation of Drosophila mutants, including CRISPR techniques
    -   Experience with literature search, designing, planning, carrying out experiments and     data analysis
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with others
  • Able to plan tasks independently
  • Committed and motivated

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on its prevailing recruitment policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

Interested candidates are to apply through:
https://astar.aqayo.com/apply/42ea444-20/Research_Officer_SC_Lab


We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.





Research Officer Position

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 13, October 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.

A research officer position is immediately available at the Monoclonal Antibody Unit in IMCB. The successful applicant will be primarily involved in a project studying hepatitis viral infection of mice but is required to assist in other projects whenever necessary. A 1-year contract will be offered in the first instance.

The successful candidate must be stimulated by interdisciplinary discussions and be motivated to develop and carry out strategies that assess outcomes of specific mission oriented research.

Requirements:

    • At least a Bachelor's degree (preferably with honours) in Biological Sciences or related fields
    • Must be able to communicate well in English.
    • Research experience in virology and/or cell biology is preferred.
    • Prior experience in mouse experimentation is preferred.
    • Willing to work with live virus and mouse models.
    • Able to assist in laboratory administrative and management tasks including procurement and safety issues.
    • Able to work in a team and conduct independent research with excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills.

    Read more about our work at: http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/php/ittd-mau.php

    Interested candidates are to email a detailed CV that includes two referees to recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.