Dr Yu Fengwei Group: Assistant Research Officer

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our research team to study plant epigenetics and crop functional genomics. The successful candidates will play a crucial role in performing the mechanisms controlling neural development, pruning, and neurodegenerative diseases using both fruit fly and human brain organoids. The aim of the projects is also to explore mechanisms of neuronal pruning in fruit flies and its implications for autism. The successful candidate is motivated and expected to provide assistance and support for a couple of interesting projects, team up with PhD students or postdocs, and assist in maintaining lab infrastructure. A capable candidate may also have the opportunity to lead his or her research project.


  • MSc or BSc (Hons) in molecular, cellular biology, neurobiology, or related biological fields
  • Prior experience in lab research
  • Ability to design experiments and work independently
  • Experience with molecular, cellular biology, neurobiology is preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a research team, able to assist in lab organization and administration
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

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 letter and CV with three references to:

Dr YU Fengwei
Senior Principal Investigator
Email: fengwei@tll.org.sg

(Please note that shortlisted candidates will be notified)