Open Positions

Positions are available at the A*STAR IMCB – Laboratory of Chromatin Dynamics & Disease Epigenetics. The laboratory is interested to study how chromatin deficiencies underlie human diseases such as cancer and developmental disorders. A comprehensive understanding of epigenetic-based mechanisms will allow us to: (1) elucidate disease mechanisms that will guide the development of new epigenetic-based therapeutic modalities, and (2) utilize this knowledge to re-engineer cellular phenotypes through manipulation of chromatin structure and function, for regenerative medicine applications

We employ a varied experimental approach that includes the use of Next-Generation Sequencing technologies, genome-editing tools, biochemical and molecular assays, as well as stem cells and animal models to address our questions of interest. 


RESEARCH Fellow

Job Summary: 
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc with relevant training in biochemistry, developmental biology, or related fields. Candidates with prior experience in chromatin biology, genomics and/or stem cell biology will be considered favorably. The candidate will undertake research related to epigenetic mechanisms in development and disease.

Specific requirements:

  1. Possess a Ph.D. in relevant field from a well-recognized University.

  2. Good publication records in peer-reviewed journals.

  3. Expertise in routine cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology techniques (protein biochemistry, cloning, ChIP, qPCR, etc).

  4. Highly motivated and passionate for research.

  5. Able to work flexible hours

  6. Able to undertake independent research and be an effective team player.

Job Responsibilities
Initiate, conduct and lead project related to epigenetic regulation in stem cells and neurodevelopment.

Job Requirements
PhD in Life Sciences, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry

Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter detailing your research motivations, CV, and the names and email addresses of three references to Tee Wee Wei (wwtee@imcb.a-star.edu.sg).


PhD Student

Job Summary: 
We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student with relevant training in biochemistry, developmental biology, or related fields. Candidates with prior experience in chromatin biology, genomics and/or stem cell biology will be considered favorably. The candidate will undertake research related to epigenetic mechanisms in development and disease.

The self-motivated candidate can apply for the NUS Medical School Graduate Research Programme or the NUS Graduate School for Science and Technology. 

Requirements and more information on available research scholarships are available in the links below. 

http://medicine.nus.edu.sg/postgrad/prospective-students/graduate-program-features/gpf-overview.shtml

http://www.nus.edu.sg/ngs/Instruction_on_application_submission_to_NGS.html

Application Deadlines are as follows:
For August 2019 intake is 15 Nov 2018
For Jan 2020 Intake is 15 May 2019


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