Research Fellow, Bioinformatics


23 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field
Biological sciences
Computer science
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline
21 Jun 2023 – 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

Job Description

We are seeking for a full-time bioinformatician in the cancer biology laboratory of Dr. Shruti Bhatt in the Department of Pharmacy at the National University of Singapore. 

Check out Bhatt lab research focus, via this link:

We are looking for candidates who share our excitement to develop new treatment approaches for myeloid malignancies. The candidate is expected to work on applying computational skills to analyze the single-cell genome, proteome, and transcriptome of drug-resistant cells to identify genetic and non-genetic mechanisms driving leukemia therapy resistance.  

Located in Singapore and the surrounding communities, National University of Singapore brings together innovative researchers, clinicians and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer. We work with amazing partners, including other Cancer/leukemia-related laboratories at Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, DUKE-NUS, A-STAR, and NUHS clinicians. Our research is generously funded by NMRC, ASH, Forbeck, and EMBO. 


Qualifications / Discipline:

The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated PhD, in bioinformatics, computational biology or a relevant discipline. Candidate should have a record of stellar productivity during graduate training and looking for a first post-doctoral position. The candidate must have excellent ability to communicate in written and spoken English.


Previous experience with biological data, Knowledge and experience working with NGS datasets, RNAseq, Single-cell sequencing data or data mining is highly desired. (e.g. R).  A successful candidate will demonstrate a good understanding of biology, statistics and have a background in the use of scripting languages like Perl, Python, R. Unix programming is essential.

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Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Pharmacy
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18202

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