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Laboratory Executive (Cancer Science Institute)

Date: 04-Nov-2022


Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

A Laboratory Executive position is available in Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Facility. The successful candidate will aid us in providing flow facility service for users, and supporting research by conducting basic experiments and administrative work.

Duties And Responsibilities

a) Facility and laboratory

- Be responsible for the operation and maintenance of flow cytometry machines

- To provide flow sorting service for users

- To ensure that the facility/lab is adequately stocked with clean glassware, minor equipment, chemicals, etc. required for smooth operation of the facility

- To ensure that standard operating procedures and safety regulations are followed

b) Research

- Responsible for maintenance/management of the laboratory mouse colony

- To properly and systematically plan, perform and record mouse breeding schemes

- To assist in carrying out animal experiments and downstream analysis with supervisors

c) Administrative duties    

-  To perform procurement and payment of facility/laboratory items in a timely manner



(Please state Qualification, Years of Experience, Knowledge & Skills required.)

- BSc degree in life sciences or its equivalent. Candidates with relevant experience are welcome to apply

- Prior experience in flow operation or animal (mouse) handling is an added advantage

- Background and working knowledge of basic molecular and cellular biology

- Excellent communication skills and good team spirit

- Fluent in spoken and written English
Applications should include in a single PDF a cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates of qualifications and the names and contact information of at least 2 professional references.

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.