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Laboratory Executive, Department of Pharmacy (One year contract)

Date: 10-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The incumbent will provide support to Assistant Professor Shruti Bhatt's laboratory. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following -

a) Administrative tasks

  • Manage grant budget and allocate grants to ongoing projects in the laboratory.
  • Maintain grant progress report, assist in submission and post-award.
  • Maintain a systematic and proper record of laboratory personnel (including laboratory training, hiring, salary etc.)
  • Manage Dr Bhatt's calendar, meeting invites and travels.
  • Liaise with the core facilities, committees and the administrative office to assist research.
  • Responsible for purchasing necessary chemical, reagents and equipment as required by the laboratory or project.
  • Liaise with vendors to ensure proper purchase requisitions, goods delivery and prompt payment of supplies.
  • Manage laboratory website.

b) Laboratory tasks

  • Serve as a safety lead in the laboratory and maintain safety records.
  • Create and review standard operating procedures and risk assessments.
  • Responsible for the general cleanliness of the laboratory and core facility.
  • Assemble reagents, chemicals and media that are needed for experiments.
  • Receive orders, organize and maintain laboratory inventory.

Qualifications/Requirements/Other Info

  • University degree.
  • Excellent writing and communication in English is required.
  • Prior experience working as an administrative manager of laboratory executive is required.
  • Knowledge of 1) basic finance and management, 2) basic principles and practices in the fields of biology, 3) principles, techniques and terminology used in biology will be advantageous.
  • Appropriate computer operations, software and peripherals, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, Adobe, Photoshop.
  • Remuneration is based on a 12-month salary structure, with annual variable bonus which is subject to incumbent’s performance and the University/School’s prevailing remuneration policies. 
  • The incumbent will be emplaced at an appropriate appointment grade based on his/her individual merits.
  • To expedite application processing, a copy of academic certificates and transcripts from GCE O-level onwards should be uploaded via the online application portal.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

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: Faculty of Science

Department : Pharmacy

Job requisition ID : 16886