This position is for a full-time Research Fellow in the Laboratory of Immunity and Immune Pathology in the Emerging Infectious Diseases Signature Research Programme. The candidate is expected to work on a project examining immune responses to viral pathogens by performing a variety of research under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or his/her designate. The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to the following: -
Independently carry out the design and execution of experimental research required by the research component of the project.Independently analyse complex data sets.Write and review research papers, present research outcomes, conceptualise new ideas and develop plans for independent research, which could have a considerable influence and impact on the relevant field attracting research funding.Provide support for external grant/protocol development, study design and management of research activities.Contribute to occasional educational / instructional activities and project management.Provide guidance and mentorship to undergraduate / medical students and research assistants.Assist in writing and monitoring animal protocols, and IRB applications. Provide guidance and mentorship to undergraduate / medical students and research assistants.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described therein.Job Requirements
PhD in Biology or other related fields.Prior experience in molecular and cellular biology techniques, animal model work, and/or human immunology. Knowledge of single cell transcriptomics data analysis would be advantageous. Demonstrated capability of research independence progressively.Have in-depth knowledge, skills and expertise with potential to achieve research excellence.Possess strong writing and critical thinking skills, as well as good communication and presentation skills.A team player who is able to prioritise, multi-task and work collaboratively in a diverse workforce
Salary and benefits will be commensurable to educational qualifications and working experience.
Applications should email a CV and names and contact information of references Associate Professor Ashley St. John at (Requires log in to see email address) .
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.Covid-19 Message
At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.
Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.