Research Assistant, Pharmacy

Updated: 11 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 21 Aug 2021

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Dr Gloryn Chia on establishing empirical platforms for identifying and validating cancer vaccine candidates under a project on Cancer vaccines.

The main responsibilities of the position include

  • Perform or assist in research such as cell culture and molecular biology
  • Lab maintenance
  • Safety lead
  • We are seeking a motivated Research Officer with experience in cell culture (organoids culture) and molecular biology work. Our team aims to engineer cells to develop alternative immunotherapeutic strategies to target refractory cancer types. The candidate will work closely with clinicians and bioinformaticians to establish empirical platforms for identifying and validating cancer vaccine candidates, and to translate research findings into clinical practice. 

    Qualifications

    Qualifications / Discipline :

    Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or other relevant disciplines.

    Skills :

    • Competency in standard molecular biology and cell culture techniques.
    • Demonstrates independence and willingness to learn new techniques.
    • Good communication skills and team player.

    Experience :  

    Experience in cell culture and molecular biology (e.g. PCR, cloning, flow cytometry, western blot, etc.) will be advantageous.

    More Information

    Location: Kent Ridge Campus
    Organization: Science
    Department : Pharmacy


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