Research Assistant (Cancer Science Institute - Microscopy) - Dr Anand's Lab

The mission of Cancer Science Institute (National University of Singapore) is to better understand the causes of human cancer across Asia, and thereby improve its detection, treatment, and prevention. Our outstanding researchers and exceptional facilities create an energetic environment for ground-breaking science and world-class training.

A Research Assistant position is available immediately in the Microscopy and Multiplex Assay Core. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out multiplexed spatial transcriptomic assays, and engage in multidisciplinary collaborative work related to translational research.

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Duties And Responsibilities


  • Carry out assigned experiments
  • Organize, preserve, and present the results of the experiments in a logical manner
  • Record all assigned experiments and results properly and systematically
  • Analyse and plan further experiment under guidance
  • Assist in supervising, training and guiding attachment/undergraduate students where required



  • To plan and ensure the needs and requirements of the team in terms of consumables
  • Ensure that the lab is adequately stocked with clean glassware, minor equipment, chemicals, etc. required for experiments
  • Regular checks and maintenance of equipment
  • Assemble reagents, chemicals and media that are needed for experiments
  • Ensure that standard operating procedures and safety regulations are followed


Administrative duties:

  • Plan and ensure that the overall lab administrative needs of the team are met
  • Assist the Principal Investigator in tracking his/her grants and other sources of funding
  • Procurement of necessary equipment, chemicals, reagents as required by the lab or project
  • Maintaining a systematic and proper record of all purchases
  • Liaise with vendors and the administrative office to ensure proper purchase requisitions, goods delivery, and prompt payment of supplies
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in molecular biology, cancer biology, medicine, bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or related field
  • To be a team player with the ability to work collaboratively with other members of the lab.
  • Experience in laboratory management
  • Ability to communicate fluently in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge in cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques (western blotting/ RT-PCR etc)
  • Proficiency/ expertise in data analysis (R or equivalent)


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Full time
05 Oct 2023