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Join our passionate and dynamic group dedicated to enabling earlier, more accurate diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders and early-stage cancer.

Singapore | Full Time

About the Role

The Research Scientist will work directly with a team of scientists in the Innovation team to study the biology, design, test and develop new assays for a range of novel disease biomarkers. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring project goals are met in a timely manner and to communicate the results.

  • Work with the team to scope the project within requirements and ensure timely execution.

  • Plan, design, compile and analyse experimental data and adjust experimental designs for new and established methods.

  • Maintain accurate laboratory records and data.

  • Conduct literature reviews.

  • Help guide new and junior team members within the lab.

  • Prepare materials for submission to external partners.

  • Summarize project results and present to research team and external partners.


  • Ph.D. qualification in Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry or related disciplines, or relevant experience developing and running research projects.

  • Significant experience with molecular biology assays (e.g., Immunoassays, qPCR, Western blot, etc.)

  • Familiarity with neuroscience, bioconjugation chemistry and/or bioinformatics would be an advantage.

  • Attention to detail and is comfortable with critical thinking and decision making.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

  • Able to work independently and also in a collaborative manner with an interdisciplinary team.

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About the Company


Sunbird Bio is a Singapore startup, exploring new frontiers in molecular diagnostics.

We are a passionate team coming together from a wide range of backgrounds to solve complex diagnostics problems and realize transformative solutions by pushing the technology boundaries.

Our innovative diagnostic platform will provide opportunities for faster, more accurate and more affordable results. These technologies have received multiple awards and are often featured in the news media for their scientific breakthroughs.

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