Laboratory Technician in Singapore (WWahli’s group)


Laboratory Technician in the Laboratory of Professor Walter Wahli 

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) is a new joint medical school by Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. It was established in September 2010 and will operate from two campuses – Yunnan Campus at Nanyang Technological University and a new campus to be built at Novena. Its primary healthcare partner is the National Healthcare Group (NHG) which comprises an integrated network of primary healthcare polyclinics, acute care hospitals such as Tan Tock Seng Hospital, and national specialty centres. Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine will deliver a new five-year undergraduate medical programme resulting in a joint degree (MBBS) awarded by Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University. The first cohort of 50 students will start in August 2013.

LKCMedicine is currently recruiting a Laboratory Technician who will be working closely with Professor Walter Wahli, Visiting Processor at LKCMedicine in the development of competitive independent research. This post will assist in conducting research work in the Laboratory of Professor Wahli on his research in metabolic Diseases. The research will focus on questions which will be part of a broader Singaporean programme, concentrating on late pregnancy and early postnatal life, with aims to identify molecular mechanisms and molecules, emanating from the interplay between nutrients and microbiota in relation to obesity and associated metabolic diseases.

Successful candidates will have a Master’s degree in Biology (or equivalent degree), with a few years of experience in the following areas of cell and molecular biology, “omics” technologies and rodent experimental genetics. S/He should be comfortable in the operational aspects of a research laboratory, the technical management of research projects and in the collaborations between different research groups. In addition, the mastery of informatics tools used in a biology research laboratory would also be required.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested to pursue a career with the School, please apply to Ms Esabelle Yam, Assistant Manager, Research Programmes (email: with your CV,list of publications, statement of research interests and names of three references at your earliest convenience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: 11 March 2013

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