Research Fellow
National University of Singapore School of Medicine for Neuroscience Phenotyping

A talented and motivated research assistant is sought for the Neuroscience Phenotyping Core, National University of Singapore. Appointment will be under the Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

Responsibilities will include carrying out various surgical techniques in rodent models, such as intracerebral cannulation, intravenous cannulation, stroke induction, electrode implantation; managing an animal colony; training or assisting core facility users in operating equipment; and running behavioural neuroscience and related assays.


• Possess a PhD in Behavioural Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Anatomy, Life Sciences or a related discipline.
• Interest in scientific research of neuropsychiatric disorders, neurological disorders, and behavioural neuroscience.
• Experience in some form of rodent surgery is required. Candidates without any experience will not be considered.
• Experience in protein and RNA profiling and other molecular biology techniques will be preferred.
• Experience in animal care and handling, animal colony management, behavioural and/or cognitive neuroscience will be preferred.
• Independent mature worker who is well-organized, has the ability to multitask.
• Possess good written and spoken communication skills.
• Possess good interpersonal skills.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a 1 year contract position renewable subject to performance.

Please, submit your applications, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations, and statement of future interests, and full contact details of 3 referees) to Dr Wong Peiyan ( Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Dr Wong Peiyan
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