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Laboratory/Research Officer position

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 11 April 2014

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. We are now inviting suitable candidates to apply for the following position:

Laboratory/Research Officer
Our laboratory specializes in conducting cutting-edge biomedical research in the field of RNA biology. You will have the opportunity to be familiar with molecular biology work, as well as genome-wide-level research such as ribosome profiling and RNA-Seq.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform molecular biology research, especially RNA work
  • Perform bioinformatics analysis for genome-wide data
  • Provide technical support
  • Perform lab administrative tasks such as purchasing
Requirements:
  • Diploma or Degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • Highly motivated individual with an inquisitive mind
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Prior experience in molecular biology and cell culture techniques is preferred, but not essential
  • Familiarity with bioinformatics and programming would be an asset

Interested applicants are welcome to submit a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact information 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 regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.



Research Officer position

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 8 April 2014

A Research Officer position is available immediately at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IMCB), A*STAR, Singapore . The person will work in an interdisciplinary project involving IMCB and the Bioinformatics Institute. We are an experimental group focusing on understanding the functions of Long Non-protein Coding RNAs. For more detailed information visit our web page: http://www.bii.a-star.edu.sg/research/gagd/pfaDetails.php

The successful candidate is expected to assist the researchers in their projects and also to work independently. The position also involves administration of the research group: purchasing of reagents and equipment, and laboratory safety management.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Biochemistry / Biology / Biotechnology / Medicine / Pharmacy or related disciplines. Previous experience with cell culture, recombinant techniques, PCR and large-scale genomic analyses (microarrays etc) will be advantage.

Candidates should submit a cover letter briefly describing prior research experience, CV and contact information for two references to:

Antonis Giannakakis, PhD
Bioinformatics Institute
30 Biopolis Street, #07-01 Matrix,
Singapore 138671
Fax: (65) 6478 9047
Email: antonisg@bii.a-star.edu.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Laboratory biologist position

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 12 March, 2014

Position of a laboratory biologist is currently available to assist in a project that aims to understand the cellular and genetic basis of cilia formation and then extrapolate the findings to human ciliary disorders. Cilia are microtubule based organelles that have manifold functions in animal development and physiology. Further information is available at the following website: http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/php/sudipto.php

Prospective candidates should have a Diploma or degree in a relevant field of the Life Sciences like molecular biology, biochemistry, developmental biology, cell biology or genetics. The applicants should have good academic records as well as enthusiasm and genuine passion and commitment for pursuing research in cell and developmental biology. Technical competence with standard molecular biology, protein chemistry, cell culture and microscopy techniques is essential. Experience in the handling of zebrafish adults and embryos is preferred, but not essential. Interested applicants are welcome to fax or write in with a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact numbers by 31 March 2014 to recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.



Research Officer position

Date available: 1 April 2014

Date posted: 4 March, 2014

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. We are now inviting suitable candidates to apply for the following position:

Research Officer
The Collaborative and Translational Unit for HFMD specializes in translational antiviral research developments for human enteroviruses.  You will have the opportunity to be familiar with molecular virology as well as high throughput screening technologies for antiviral discovery and development.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform research using molecular biology, virology and basic biochemical methods.
  • Perform research using animal models of infection.
  • Provide technical support for research activities in the unit.
  • Perform laboratory administrative and management tasks that include purchasing and safety management.
Requirements:
  • Degree in Life Sciences or equivalent
  • Highly motivated individual with an inquisitive mind
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Prior experience in molecular biology, Virology and cell culture techniques is preferred

Interested applicants are welcome to submit a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact information to: recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


Research Officer position

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 24 February, 2014

A Research officer position is available immediately at the IMCB Epigenetics and Cell fates Laboratory. The laboratory is interested in dissecting the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms regulating cell fate changes, while developing novel tools and strategies in deriving differentiated cell types via defined factors reprogramming.

Applicants with relevant background in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related fields are invited to apply. Experience with Stem cells, Genomics or animal works would be highly desirable though not essential. Successful candidates must be interested in Translational research,highly motivated, and be able to work in an interdisciplinary environment.

Requirements:
- M.Sc. or B.Sc. (Hons) from a well-recognized institution in Life Sciences/Biomedical Sciences
- Committed and able to work flexible hours
- Expertise in cell culture, RNA extraction and other Molecular Biology techniques.
- Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills
- Excellent organizational skills and have experience in lab management

Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter detailing your research motivations, CV, and the names and email addresses of three references to Jonathan Loh (yhloh@imcb.a-star.edu.sg). Applicants can visit the lab website to find out more (http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/php/jl.php).

References:

  1. Gore A et al. Somatic coding mutations in human induced pluripotent stem cells. (2011)
    Nature 471, 63-67.
  2. Agarwal S et al. Telomere elongation in induced pluripotent stem cells from dyskeratosis congenita patients. (2010) Nature 464, 292-296.
  3. Loh YH et al. The Oct4 and Nanog transcription network regulates pluripotency in mouse embryonic stem cells. (2006) Nature Genetics 38, 431–440.

 


Research Officer

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 9 January, 2014

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. We are now inviting suitable candidates to apply for the following position.

Research Officer (Job Ref: BMSI/IMCB/JPT/08012014)

We are looking for a self-motivated Research Officer, who will support our effort in the functional studies of proteins involved in tumour progression.

The successful candidate will:

  • Actively participate in a project to screen for and validate proteins responsible for migration, invasion and tumourigenesis.
  • Be encouraged to participate in R&D projects, acquire relevant skills and contribute to the project team.
  • Provide general support in maintaining laboratory supplies, purchasing and inventory and equipment management.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • Enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated
  • Good organizational skills, ability to work independently and a good team player
  • Experience in tissue culture, immunohistochemistry and mouse-related work.

Interested applicants are welcome to fax or write in with a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact numbers by to: Human Resources Department, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, 61 Biopolis Drive, Level 2, #02-02, 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.



Lab Biologist or Research Fellow

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 9 January, 2014

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. We are now inviting suitable candidates to apply for the following position.

Bacterial filament systems play vital roles in prokaryotic cell division and DNA segregation and are closely related to their eukaryotic counterparts, actin and microtubules. The group studies the structure and function of bacterial filament systems addressing questions ranging from evolutionary design, nano-machines to intelligent drug design. IMCB offers first class facilities, including protein expression and purification, light/electron microscopy and X-ray crystallography. We are a vibrant group of biologists interested in uncovering how bacterial cells work at a molecular level. We are now inviting suitable candidates to apply for the following position:

Lab Biologist or Research Fellow
(Job Ref : BMSI/IMCB/BR/LB-RF/09012014)

Duties and responsibilities:

Lab Biologist - this position requires application of routine molecular biology techniques such as protein expression and purification.

Research Fellow - this position would provide the opportunity to work on novel filament systems, which are ready to be characterized by various biochemical and biophysical methods, with a high possibility to obtain publications.

Both positions are on a one-year contract with possible renewal.

Minimal Requirements:

  • Lab Biologist - Diploma in Biological Sciences; Research Fellow – PhD holder
  • Preferably with experience as laboratory technician in the biological/biomedical field
  • Good technical and communication skills
  • Ability to work with timelines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Interested applicants are welcome to fax or write in with a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact numbers by to: Human Resources Department, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, 61 Biopolis Drive, Level 2, #02-02, 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.




Laboratory/Research Officer

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 18 November, 2013

The Humanized Mouse Unit is looking for a motivated Laboratory/Research Officer who will support the efforts in research and development of new humanized mouse model. The successful applicant is also encouraged to actively participate in the R&D projects, acquire the relevant skills, and contribute to the project team.

Requirements:

  • Applicants should possess a diploma or a degree in Biology/Life Sciences.
  • Prior experience in handling mice preferred.
  • Applicant should be capable of performing routine mouse husbandry, mouse-related work such as bleedings and injections.
  • Applicant should capable of performing routine research techniques such as tissue culture, ELISA and FACS after on-the-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

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 30 September, 2013

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. We are now inviting suitable candidates to apply for the following position:

Research officer

Our laboratory is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Research Officer, who will support our effort in the structural and functional studies of proteins involved in RNA metabolism and the Hippo signaling pathway.

The successful candidate will
- Provide general support in maintaining laboratory supplies, purchasing, and inventory and   equipment management
- Actively participate in a project to acquire relevant skills, contribute to the lab and have the   opportunity to strengthen his/her CV

Requirements:

  • Degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • Enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated, with the ability to multitask and learn techniques rapidly
  • Good organizational skills, ability to work independently and good work attitude
  • Prior experience in a lab or relevant industrial attachment is preferred
Interested applicants are welcome to submit a detailed resume, supporting documents and contact information 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 to :
recruit@imcb.a-star.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.




Part-Time Laboratory Officer

Date available: Immediate

Date posted: 10 September, 2013

A part-time position is available immediately in the Developmental and Biomedical Genetics laboratory for an independent, highly motivated and enthusiastic Research Officer. The successful applicant will be working on an international, multidisciplinary project funded by the NIH to assess bioactivity of natural products and small molecules using the zebrafish model system. Focus will be on developmental and disease related processes, in particular tumour biology and angiogenesis. The candidate will be expected to perform chemical screens and assays, as well as offering general support in laboratory maintenance tasks and fish line maintenance.

Requirements:

  • Applicants should possess a Diploma or Degree in Biological Sciences and have good understanding of chemistry
  • Experience in molecular biology and prior employment in a laboratory is preferred
  • Previous work with zebrafish or similar model organisms useful but not essential
  • Awareness of workplace health and safety
  • Good organizational, communication and team-based skills
  • Desire to work independently on own project
  • Candidate must have a strong work ethic, initiative and an ability to multitask and learn techniques rapidly

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.