Senior Research Fellow [LKCMedicine]

Senior Research Fellow [LKCMedicine]

Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
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Job Description :
The Skin Research Institute of Singapore has an opening for Senior Research Fellow, located at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine Clinical Sciences Building in Novena.
Industry funded position are open in the field of skin health. We are looking for post-doctoral scientists to work as part of a multidisciplinary team addressing a variety of skin-related research areas in an industry-aligned setting. Prior experience with skin biology is desirable. The successful candidate will need to quickly come up to speed on human skin biology if they have no such expertise. We are interested in any applicants with strong lab skills, curiosity, drive, and the desire to work on industry translational projects in skin biology.
Successful candidates will be involved in the development of (3D) culture models and assays for mechanistic studies and compound library screens.
Requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree in Life Sciences/Biological Sciences or related fields, with a proven track record

  • Strong background in molecular biology and microscopy

  • Experience with advanced cell/organoid culture and cell line derivation techniques is required

  • Experience with bio-informatics, live cell imaging and compound screening is advantageous

  • Interested in translational research

  • Able to maintain high performance under time pressure

  • Highly motivated, proactive, goal-oriented and independent

  • Creative and flexible problem-solver

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Responsibilities

  • Derivation, quality control and maintenance of skin cell lines

  • Designing and running (high-content) compound assays

  • Take an interest in and (as needed) actively participate in other ongoing projects in the lab

  • Supervision of research officers

  • For senior candidates: provide guidance and mentorship for younger scientists in the group

  • Regularly report on work activities and help maintain budgetary discipline
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 www.ntu.edu.sg About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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