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Laboratory Technologist (Cancer Science Institute)

Date: 20-Apr-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


We are looking for a dedicated candidate to provide support to the Principal Investigator and his team to assist in research activities including clinical sample processing and maintenance of the laboratory.

Duties And Responsibilities



-    To support clinical studies by handling sample processing which include PBMC extraction from patient plasma, nucleic acid extraction, and preparation of samples for analysis. 
-    To archive, cryopreserve and store the samples in an organised manner.
-    To systematically record all samples.

Laboratory duties:

-    To maintain the general cleanliness of the lab.
-    To keep track of the consumption rate of lab consumables and reagents.
-    To perform routine check on lab equipment.
-    To prepare buffer and reagents for experiments.

Administrative role:

-    To handle general lab purchasing, eg ordering and procurement, goods delivery and prompt payment of purchase orders.
-    To help with updating standard operating protocols and risk assessments



-    Diploma or B.Sc on related degree (Biological science, biomedical science, or biotechnology)
-    Working experience in a biological research laboratory.
-    Preferred to have basic molecular technologies (basic cell culture, blood processing and/or DNA/RNA work).
-    Meticulous and organized, with good attention to detail.
-    Team and motivated worker.


Kindly send your application to:


Amelia Lau - lauamelia@nus.edu.sg

Cancer Science Institute, National University of Singapore

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.