Post on 28 Mar 2024
Research Assistant (Bioinformatics) (ND0060)

We are seeking for a highly energetic and motivated Research Assistant(s) to join our bioinformatic team. The candidate(s) will play a role in our collective efforts to identify novel biomarkers associated with the dysregulation of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease, and contribute to disease pathogenesis.


  • Collect, manage, and analyze biological data (e.g., phenotypic, proteomic, transcriptomic, and/or genetic data), including the use of statistical methods and graphic tools to analyze and interpret data for meaningful results.
  • Implement and/or optimize existing analytic pipelines.
  • Generate figures and graphs to illustrate the data and deliver insights responsibly and in a timely manner.
  • Provide support in the preparation of manuscripts and presentations.
  • Any other duties assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or above in biology / biomedical sciences or a related field.
  • Knowledge of programming skills, especially with R.
  • Knowledge of common bioinformatic databases such as GTEx is preferred.
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in English.
  • Data management experience with relational database architecture is a plus but not necessary.
  • Experience in proteomics, transcriptomics and molecular biology-related laboratory techniques is a plus.
  • A creative mind that is curious and willing to learn new techniques and software as necessary.

Salary and Benefits

A competitive salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience in addition to medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave. The appointment will be offered on a contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit their up-to-date CV and cover letter with salary expectation and availability. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications. Review of applications will commence shortly and continue until the position is filled.

The information provided will be kept confidential and be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

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