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Laboratory Technologist, Molecular Genetics & Genomics (2-year contract)

Date: 04-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Reporting to the Project Principal Investigator, appointee will provide wet-lab and data analysis support for an on-going project titled ‘Versatile and scalable single-cell preimplantation genetic testing for chromosomal aneuploidy and segmental imbalances with/without concurrent Mendelian mutation detection using third-generation single-molecule sequencing’. This includes, but not limited to, performance of experimental protocols, data processing and analysis of raw experimentation data generated from next-generation sequencing applications, and maintenance of laboratory supplies & logistics.


1) Conduct wet-lab experiments.

2) Assist in development and troubleshooting of bioinformatics pipelines in next-generation sequencing data analysis.

3) Maintenance of laboratory supplies & logistics.


  • Diploma in Life-sciences related disciplines.
  • Possess confidence to resonate with project team.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines.
  • Good analytical and organization skills.
  • Good communication, problem solving, presentation and interpersonal skill.
  • Competent in basic molecular biology & genetic work, e.g. Polymerase chain reaction, Gel-electrophoresis, Cell-culture techniques, etc.
  • Knowledge in next-generation sequencing (NGS) applications will be an advantage.

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 presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Paediatrics

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 13193