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Laboratory Technologist (6 months contract)

IRG_AMR_2018_013

Job Description

The Antimicrobial Resistance Interdisciplinary Research Group (AMR IRG) of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology is seeking a full-time Laboratory Technologist to join a dynamic team working on antibacterial drug resistance mechanisms. The length of appointment is for 6 months.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct experiments on antibiotic resistance mechanism projects
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and report experimental results
  • Keep track of and maintain lab-wide inventory and stocks
  • Purchase of lab-related supplies

Requirements

  • Diploma or degree in a biology-related discipline
  • Experience in bacterial cell cultures
  • Prior knowledge of molecular biology techniques, such as PCR and cloning is desired
  • Capacity to work with minimal supervision
  • Well organized with excellent record keeping skills.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
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Postdoctoral Associate

IRG_AMR_2018_012

LbL Nanoparticle Systems for Biofilm Targeting against Antimicrobial Resistance

Job Description

The P.T. Hammond research lab at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre, in collaboration with the M.B.E. Chan Lab at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, will develop electrostatically assembled nanolayered particles for the targeting of infections in biofilms.

We seek to investigate these systems with the ultimate intent of developing promising systems that can be translated to meaningful clinical applications.

This position is located at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre at CREATE (1 CREATE Way) within the National University of Singapore campus in Singapore, and is in collaboration with efforts at the Nanyang Technological University.

Responsibilities

Requirements

  • PhD degree with strong biomaterials background
  • Experience with polymer synthesis and characterization, cell culture and biological laboratory know-how
  • Ability to work collaboratively and manage interactions with faculty and a broad range of senior and junior research collaborators
  • Highly motivated and independent
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Experience with biological assays, confocal microscopy, or work with bacteria and/or microbiology background is considered favorable but not required
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Postdoctoral Associate

IRG_AMR_2018_009

Job Description

The Postdoctoral Associate will lead the bioinformatic analysis of metagenomic sequence data from clinical trials and participate in whole genome analysis. The candidate will develop new approach for understanding environmental surveillance data, including metagenomics and metabolomics data from sewage and river water. The candidate will also prepare and publish scientific manuscripts and develop robust software tools and visualizations.

Responsibilities

Requirements

  • PhD degree in a biological or related discipline.
  • Deep knowledge of biological sequence analysis, and familiarity with standard databases.
  • Python programming proficiency
  • Experience with molecular biology is desired, especially 16S library construction.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
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