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Ben Barres Spotlight Awards: Applications open for 2024
eLife | 04 Jun 2024

Awards of up to $5,000 are now available to researchers from underrepresented backgrounds or countries with limited funding to support their research, career and community.

Global Call for Science Missions for Sustainability | deadline: 31 May
International Science Council Regional Focal Point for Asia and the PacificGlobal Call for Science Missions for Sustainability | deadline: 31 May | Open until filled

The International Science Council and its Global Commission on Science Missions for Sustainability proudly announce the launch of the Science Missions for Sustainability Global Call. Consortia are invited to submit pilot proposals to become part of the transformative collective action to shape the future of science and humanity.

Internship Programme
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research | Open until filled

Join the APN Internship Programme and gain hands-on experience supporting the APN Secretariat. As an intern, you will assist the Secretariat in day-to-day operations, focusing on knowledge management, scientific affairs and other areas of operation. Join us in shaping a more sustainable future!

Call for 2024 Courage to Think Award Nominations
Scholars at Risk Network | Open until filled

The Courage to Think Award recognizes individuals, groups or institutions that have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to protecting scholars and promoting academic freedom, whether through their professional work, private or community service, often in the face of personal risk.

22700 - Scientific Officer
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore | Open until filled

As a Scientific Officer, you will be tasked but not limited to planning and executing the grant-making process, annual budgeting, exploring funding opportunities, and managing documents and deadlines. You will need to provide consultation and administrative support to Programmatic Theme Leads, Principal Investigators and other faculty on operational and grant related matters. You will serve as liaison with NUS research offices, Office of Legal Affairs, Industry Liaison Office and external funding agencies on issues of intellectual property, project and research collaboration agreements, MTAs, NDAs, etc. You will also be working closely with the Outreach, HR and Finance department on grant administrative and research events.

23527 - Data Manager - Prof. Chng Wee Jo's Lab
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore | Open until filled

A Data Manager position is available immediately in Prof Chng Wee Joo’s research group. The selected candidate is responsible for supporting principal clinical investigators in the field of haematologic malignancies, specifically myeloma, stem cell transplantation, and cellular therapy. The primary focus involves both prospective and retrospective data collection for patients. In addition to direct data management, the position involves active participation in research studies. This includes collecting data from patients enrolled in these studies and maintaining the databases associated with each project. The Data Manager contributes to the overall quality and success of the research initiatives by facilitating smooth data workflows. Furthermore, the role extends to providing necessary data for conference presentations, emphasizing the importance of disseminating research findings to the scientific community. The Data Manager also takes on the responsibility of maintaining up-to-date study status information by submitting essential documents and data to regulatory bodies, such as the Domain Specific Review Board (DSRB) and other relevant registries. You may refer to https://csi.nus.edu.sg/researcher/wee-joo-chng/ for more information on Prof Chng’s research.

22580 - Senior Outreach Executive
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore | Open until filled

Cancer Science Institute of Singapore is looking for an Outreach Executive who will be playing a pivotal role in fostering branding and public image. You responsibilities will include engagement with the community, collaborate with researchers and raising awareness about cancer research, treatment and prevention efforts.

23491 - Research Assistant - A/Prof. Polly Chen's Lab
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore | Open until filled

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Mouse Work Lab Technician/Lab Executive/Research Assistant/Research Associate to join our team! If you are passionate about contributing to ground-breaking research and have expertise in mouse handling, genotyping, and related techniques, we want to hear from you.

23155 - Bioinformatician - Dr Jason Pitt's Lab
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore | Open until filled

Cancer Science Institute of Singapore's Core Facility - Genome and Data Analytics Core (GeDac) have multiple genomic data scientist/ bioinformatician positions available. CSI GeDac has built a cloud-based (AWS) platform to facilitate the automated processing and analysis of large cancer genomics datasets. Successful candidates, in conjunction with software engineering experts, will - Build and optimize various components of this platform; and - Provide on-demand bioinformatics support for CSI/NUS investigators. Candidates will have opportunities to apply their biological and technical expertise to diverse, innovative projects while participating in state-of-the-art ML/AI and big data initiatives (e.g. APIs for scalable cancer genome analytics). Candidates will also have numerous opportunites to expand their skills and networks by collaborating with multiple local and multinational industrial stakeholders. Although candidates are expected to have a variety of bioinformatics skills, we are particularly keen to identify experts in RNA-seq, single cell RNA-seq, and ChIP/ATAC-seq technologies. Overall, these positions provide a unique opportunity to work with a large, diverse team to drive discoveries in cancer genomics and enhance precision oncology.

Contribute to a study on researchers' motivation and science communication
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) | Open until filled

Researchers are invited to participate in a survey that aims to find out how researchers feel about research communication and engagement with the general public. The findings will help research institutions and organisations offer more tailored support for research outreach activities.