Position: University Research Assistant (URA – 1)
Laboratory: Synthetic Microbiology Lab
Project Investigator: Asst. Prof. Ron Leonard Dy

We are currently looking for a Research Assistant to join the Synthetic Microbiology Lab (SML) at the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (NIMBB), University of the Philippines (Diliman) Campus. Our work focuses on the defense mechanisms of bacteria with the intention of harnessing these systems for wide biotechnological purposes.

Job Description:
This role will comprise both administrative work and academic research.
• Manage and maintain laboratory documents
• Facilitates procurement of laboratory materials and equipment
• Attend project meetings
• Conducts academic research
• Occasional undergraduate student supervision
• Preparation of reports, articles and presentation

Essential:
• Bachelors degree in Molecular Biology, Microbiology or related disciplines
• Previous molecular microbiology laboratory experience
• Interest in Synthetic Biology
• Excellent and oral written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills

Desirable:
• Masters degree in Molecular Biology, Microbiology or related disciplines

To interested applicants, please email the following to ron.dy@mbb.upd.edu.ph by 15 October 2017
• Cover letter/ letter of intent
• CV,
• Academic transcripts