Dr Pek Jun Wei Group: Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to work on a collaborative research project between TLL and KKH to study the molecular and cellular components of human breast milk.


  • Process clinical samples and extract RNA
  • Isolate and perform primary cell cultures
  • Grow, maintain and cryopreserve¬† mammalian cell cultures
  • Process and analyze samples using flow cytometry
  • Perform bioinformatic analyses of transcriptomic data and basic molecular biology experiments


  • BSc (Hons) or MSc in Biological Sciences or related fields
  • Expertise in mammalian cell culture work and basic molecular biology (RNA extraction, RT-PCR, qPCR etc)
  • Prior experience in handling clinical samples (eg. Cells, blood, human milk)
  • Related experience in immunology, flow cytometry and NGS bioinformatics analysis will be an added advantage
  • Able to commute between KKH and TLL occasionally
  • Meticulous, organized and independent
  • Candidates without related experience may be considered

Salary and benefits are commensurable to educational qualifications and working experience of the candidates. 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:

Dr PEK Jun Wei
Principal Investigator
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited
Email: junwei@tll.org.sg

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)