Research Assistant (Biological Sciences)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 Jun 2023

24 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Biological sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

22 Jun 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Job Description
Research Assistant Position in Cultured Seafood Meat

My Laboratory in National University of Singapore (Department of Biological Sciences) is seeking a highly-motivated Research Assistant to join our efforts in researching and developing Cultured Meat Products from economically important fish species.

Key Research Duties and Developmental Roles:

  • Establishment and maintenance of primary muscle stem cell cultures, and their subsequent selection and conversion into permanent stable cell lines.
  • Develop robust protocol for the differentiation of muscle stem cells into terminally myotubes, and their finally assembly into “Cultured Meat”.

Administrative Duties:

  • Purchase of laboratory consumables. 
  • Maintenance of laboratory inventory and cell culture records.
  • General Upkeeping of the laboratory

If you are a passionate, motivated and highly independent individual looking for an innovative research position in “Cultured Meat”, please submit your application and detailed CV using the contact information given below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Contact Information:
AP Chan Woon Khiong
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore


  • Polytechnic Diploma in Life Sciences or related fields; BSc or BSc (Hons) degree in Life Sciences or Biology or related fields.
  • Candidates should have knowledge and working experience with mammalian or fish cell culture.
  • Candidates should preferably possess proficiency in basic molecular and cell biology techniques (such as cloning, qRT-PCR, immunofluorescence staining).
  • Candidates with research experience in embryonic stem cells or muscle stem cells (myoblasts or muscle satellite cells) are strongly encouraged to apply.

More Information
Location: [[Kent Ridge Campus]]
Organization: [[National University of Singapore]]
Department : [[Department of Biological Sciences]]
Employee Referral Eligible: [[No]]
Job requisition ID : 20534

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