Prof Chua Nam Hai Group: Assistant Research Officer

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate and good team player to join our group as Assistant Research Officer. The successful applicant will be involved in projects related to plant systemic signalling, responses to biotic or abiotic cues, host-pathogen interaction, and transcriptional regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana.


  • To handle molecular works such as gene cloning, protein expression, and western blot analysis
  • To generate transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana plants and their functional characterization
  • To extract RNA samples for qRT-PCR, RNA-seq, and in vitro RNA experiments
  • Collect data, run basic statistical analyses, and compile the results in working progress report
  • To manage general laboratory duties as assigned


  • BSc (Hons)/ MSc in life science discipline
  • Highly-motivated and disciplined individual, and a keen learner
  • Able to work independently and also a good team player
  • A strong background in plant physiology, plant pathology, molecular biology, or genetics will be added advantage

Salary and benefits are commensurable to educational qualifications and working experience of the candidate. Benefits include annual leave, medical and flexi-benefits, etc.

Interested individuals should send their application (including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two recommendation letters) to:

Prof Chua Nam Hai Group
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)