Research Fellow [LKCMedicine]

Research Fellow [LKCMedicine]

Nanyang Technological University
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
We are currently recruiting a Research Fellow to join the laboratory of Professor Lim Kah Leong at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), a joint medical school between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Imperial College London.
The candidate will be working on a project that seeks to elucidate the mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration in dementia.
The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Studying the cellular/molecular mechanisms of dementia in patient-derived iPSCs.
  • Investigating dementia-related cellular defects in iPSC-derived neurons and cerebral organoids.
  • Determining if iPSC-derived cerebral organoids exhibit amyloid and tau deposits characteristic of dementia.

The candidate should possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • PhD in Biological Sciences or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of post-PhD research experience.
  • A strong background in neuroscience and cellular biology.
  • Highly motivated and independent researcher with enthusiasm for research.
  • Strong team player with excellent organizational and communication skills.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.Hiring Institution: LKC

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A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district. Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources. For more information, visit About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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