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SG United Full-time Research Apprentice
The FTRA will be working as a research assistant in the Protein & Proteomics Centre, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore for nine months. The research assistant will work together with a group of scientists and researchers on the field of proteomics and mass spectrometry.
The trainees will gain exposure to the following functional areas:
Work as an independent in a research lab environment. interact with lab members and work together as a team. Learn to think systematically and analytically
perform sample preparation for proteomics samples
perform routine biochemical laboratory activities such as buffer preparation, gel electrophoresis and protein assays
perform other laboratory housekeeping, safety and administrative matters
perform basic proteomics data analysis
perform basic operation of lab instrument (HPLC/ Freezer/plate reader, etc.)
Competencies trainee will learn during SGUnited Traineeship Programme:
Gain experience in routine research laboratory activities
Able to work independently and with minimum supervision
Excellent communication skills and team player
Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
Graduated in 2020 or 2019
Bachelor of Science Degree in Life Sciences or Science-related areas.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently, prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
Protein and Proteomics Centre, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore
SRF/RF/RA/PO positions open
The position is advertised to recruit an SRF/RF/RA/PO to join a newly funded project led by A/P Ng Kee Woei. This project relates to the development of nanomaterials as matrices to carry out biomolecule-nanomaterial interaction studies using primarily MALDI-ToF mass spectrometry.
Conduct thorough literature review and generate periodic updates
Carry out nanomaterials synthesis, functionalization, and characterization
Carry out MALDI-ToF mass spectrometry to analyse biocorona on nanomaterials
Carry out data analysis of mass spectrometry profiles to identify biomarkers
Develop analytical software approaches to set up standardized high-throughput data collection and analysis workflows
Carry out biochemical and biological assays to understand the bioavailability, biopersistence and toxicity of nanomaterials
Develop and optimize protocols
Supervise junior research staff, undergraduate and graduate student projects
Manage logistical issues and supervise laboratory operations
Coordinate collaborative work within multidisciplinary team and external collaborators
Generate periodic progress report as required by funding agency
PhD in Materials Science/Chemistry/Biological Science/Chemical Engineering/Forensics or related fields
A strong track record of research ability and demonstrated contribution to research (e.g., research publications, grant applications, patents) required
Relevant research training experience preferred
Experience with MALDI-ToF mass spectrometry and biostatistics data analysis preferred
Experience in scientific programming (Excel, Matlab, Python) preferred
Experience in nanomaterials synthesis, functionalization, and characterization preferred
Experience in mammalian cell culture preferred
Good communication and writing skills
Good coordination/project management skills
Able to plan and execute experiments with minimal supervision
Able to take initiative to improve processes and troubleshoot problems
The Scientific Officer will be assisting in various projects and the operation of the Singapore Phenome Centre.
Metabolite extraction from clinical and environmental samples.
Analyze clinical and environmental samples using UPLC-QTOF and UPLC-TQ
Operate and maintain UPLC-QTOF and UPLC-TQ for metabolomics.
Report the results internally with the centre and department.
Assisting with administrative duties in the centre on an ad-hoc basis.
Conducting Mass Spectrometry Imaging Experiment
Plan and execute experiments; collect, analyze and report data to reporting officer
Communicate scientific results in written and oral formats, internally with centre.
Execute necessary duties for laboratory instrument maintenance
Candidates should have a master degree\Ph.D. in relevant fields such as Chemistry, biochemistry or related life science disciplines.
The candidate needs to communicate efficiently with the team, is a fast learner, and require minimal supervision.
The candidate must have hands-on experience in method development and providing support on analytical instruments such as LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, QTOF, TQ, Mass Spectrometry Imaging, proficiency with scientific programming is important.
Good work knowledge of analytical application in clinical and environmental science
Excellent communication skills
Must be self-motivated
A track record for delivering quality work within timelines
Ability to work effectively as an individual and as a team player
Keen willingness and humility to teach and learn from fellow teammates
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail are critical
Strict adherence to confidentiality policy and research ethics