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Scientific Manager

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Date: 20-Oct-2021

Location: Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Duke-NUS ABSL3 facility is a state-of-the-art high containment laboratory that allows researchers to conduct experiments including laboratory animal studies on BSL3 pathogens in a safe manner. The lab accommodates virologists, bacteriologist and immunologists alike for their various projects involving pathogens that require handling at a BSL3 facility. We have strong links with the Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases and welcome researchers from other departments and universities as well.

This is for a full-time position who works as a Scientific Manager of the ABSL3 facility. The candidate’s main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage research activities in the ABSL3 facility.
  • Train and supervise novel researchers in the ABSL3 facility based on existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Develop new SOPs based on the regulation.  
  • Communicate with various parties involved in the operation of the ABSL3.
  • Perform safety checks in the ABSL3 with regards to experimental procedures and equipment.
  • Support ABSL3 facility staff in procurement, finance and administrative matters.
  • Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare oral presentations or written reports/ scientific manuscripts/literature for publication.

Job Requirements

  • PhD, Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or related disciplines.
  • Prior work experience in a BSL3 setting.
  • Have interest in research on emerging pathogens.
  • Possess strong analytical and organisational skills with good writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Meticulous in adhering to and enforcing regulations.
  • A team player who is able to prioritise, multi-task and work collaboratively in a diverse working environment.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.