OPPORTUNITIES

The Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore is a multi-disciplinary institute committed to developing new paradigms for biomedical research by focusing on the quantitative analysis of dynamic functional processes. We are seeking outstanding candidates for the following positions:

Research assistant / Research officer wanted for microfluidic devices for biomedical applications

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published November 24th, 2014

Job scope A Research Assistant position is available for a highly motivated, capable, and responsible individual to assist in the design and fabrication of polymer-based microfluidic devices for biomedical applications. The successful candidate will work independently to fabricate polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS)-based microfluidic devices. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop high standards of quality…

Laboratory Executive position available for open laboratory in Mechanobiology Institute (MBI)

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published October 17th, 2014

Duties and responsibilities Maintain the open laboratory in a functional state for MBI research personnel Procurement of service contracts and purchase of common consumables. Liaise with the relevant service engineers and sale representatives for maintenance of common equipment Coordinate and conduct training of new or existing common equipment to new users of the open laboratory…

Now hiring: Senior Systems Engineer, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published October 15th, 2014

MBI is world-renowned biological research centre employing cutting edge science research, experimentation and imaging technology as a central component of our research.  Imaging experiments result in the collection of very large data sets that must be stored, processed, analyzed and visualized, all of which requires high-end computational hardware and software technology and highly trained personnel…

Now hiring: Software Engineer, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore

By Admin | Published October 2nd, 2014

The Mechanobiology Inst. is a new biological research facility that employs imaging technology to acquire biological data as a core research component. Imaging experiments result in very large data sets that must be stored, processed, analyzed and visualized. We’ve installed a high-performance computational (HPC) infrastructure with state of the art compute, storage, networking systems and software applications to…

Research assistant position available at Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published September 3rd, 2014

Job scope Surface of an implant determines how the body responds to it.  We study the mechanobiology of cell and tissue responses to various implant surfaces.  Our approaches involve use of mathematical algorithms to generate implant surfaces with different topographies. Data mining and algorithm development are key elements of our project in order to design…

Postdoctoral position available – Mechanobiology of embryonic polarity

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published April 7th, 2014

One postdoctoral researcher position is available for a cell-developmental biologist to work with Dr Fumio Motegi’s group. We are interested in understanding the mechanisms underlying “cell polarization”, by which molecules/organelles establish spatial asymmetry within a cell and across tissues. Cell polarization relies on mechanical processes that involve asymmetric contraction of actomyosin networks and trans-location of…

Biologist or Engineer wanted for our microscopy team

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published January 6th, 2014

MBI runs one of the largest light microscopy facilities in the world. If you have a background in biology or an engineering discipline and hold at least a Bachelors degree, working as a MICROSCOPY SPECIALIST might be an interesting opportunity for you. Hands-on experience with microscopes during course work or having some background in optics will be very…

Scientist or Engineer wanted for research work in IMAGE PROCESSING and STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published January 6th, 2014

We offer a junior position for someone with a Bachelors or Masters degree in a scientific field or engineering, to support our researchers in image processing tasks and statistical analysis thereof. If you have experience with image processing and scientific work and have the mathematical background to understand the analysis of experiments by means of statistics or…

Singapore NRF Fellowships

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published July 16th, 2013

The Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship Scheme is a globally competitive programme to attract, recruit and root young scientists and researchers to conduct independent research in Singapore. Singapore NRF Fellows will be given complete independence and freedom to pursue their own research directions. They will also be free to choose the host organization which will give…

Full-time expert position for statistics, experiment evaluation and image processing

By deedupuy@nus.edu.sg | Published May 7th, 2012

The MechanoBiology Institute, Singapore is a world class biological research facility that operates the island’s largest microscopy facility with 23 microscopes. We have a team of 2 image processing specialists who support the researchers in processing their data, plan quantitative experiments, and perform the quantification and we hope to find one more specialist to support…