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Laboratory Executive / Senior Laboratory Executive (Laser micro-machining)

Date: 01-Oct-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) is a research centre of excellence at the National University of Singapore doing cutting-edge theoretical and experimental science. CQT is located on the campus of the National University of Singapore and offers a friendly, international work environment. Learn more about CQT at


CQT is looking for a dynamic technician with keen interest in learning and contributing to new skills in the domain of laser micro-machining. The person will work closely with researchers in developing new schemes for making microscopic structures using a state-of-the-art femto-second laser machine from Oxford. The machine is co-located at a vibrant micro- and nano-fabrication facility at NUS with various tools for characterization. This position will support national program related to quantum engineering.


The selected candidate will be in charge of running and maintaining the laser micro-machine. He/she shall be actively working with end-users in developing recipes and manufacturing the devices as per the end-user designs. The position requires the selected candidate to move between multiple workplaces and faculties or departments within the University campus grounds to accomplish required tasks. These devices are made from thin metal or ceramic and similar substrates. The candidate will also keep logs and liaise with the facility provider.


  • Degree in Engineering, preferably in mechanical/electrical/instrumentation or physics. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
  • Candidates who have a Diploma in Engineering with more than 3 years’ relevant experience are welcome to apply
  • Prior experience working with laser or optics is required

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: Centre for Quantum Technologies

Department : Research Support

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 16371