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Research Officer

Date available: immediate

Date posted: 13 January 2017

Responsibilities:

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

The work will involve high-resolution video imaging and analysis of behaving flies, climbing/movement assays, and brain dissections and immunohistochemical analysis, as part of a multidisciplinary collaborative project between biologists, machine vision computer scientists and engineers. The candidate will also help out with other related projects as necessary. Other important responsibilities include upkeep 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. If keen to develop your scientific career, you are highly encouraged to participate in scientific discussions and data analysis.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduates interested in pursuing further studies in biomedical research to work on an independent research project.

Requirements:

  • A good Honours degree in Life Sciences, Biology, Neuroscience, Bioengineering or other biomedical science-related fields
  • Committed and motivated
  • Interest in an interdisciplinary approach to biology and biomedical science
  • 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

Other useful skills:

  • Drosophila genetic manipulation
  • Advanced molecular biology techniques, including cloning and sequence analysis, nucleic acid extraction, plasmid transformation, Western blotting and qPCR.

IMCB provides a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your specific qualifications and experience.  We welcome interested applicants to submit a brief cover letter, full CV and contact details of two professional referees to Dr Sherry Aw (syaw@imcb.a-star.edu.sg).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Job Requirements
Qualification & Field of Study
Good Honours degree in Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or other related field
Min. Years of Experience
2 years
Other Requirements
(e.g. Skills, Competencies)
  • 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