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Specialist Associate, Tropical Marine Science Institute

Date: 05-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Job Purpose

The St John's Island National Marine Laboratory is marine science research facility located on St John's Island (
Unique facilities include controlled environment research aquaria. A Specialist Associate is required to assist with the maintenance of Seawater Aquaria system and support in-house animal care

The primary job location is at St John's Island National Marine Laboratory. Ferry transport to St Johns Island will be provided.

Duties & Responsibilities
The responsibility of the staff consists of:The responsibility of the staff consists:
1.Assistance with general maintenance of the SJINML marine lab facilities

2.Assist with daily animal husbandry and care of aquaria

3.Support researchers using marine aquaria by providing technical support, ensure safe conduct and proper housekeeping of the aquaria facility.

4.Any other duties assigned by supervisor.



1.Minimum NITEC/ NTC 2 in Electrical/Electronic Engineering/Mechatronic Engineering or Diploma in Aquaculture/Environmental Science

2.Preferably some basic knowledge of electrical, mechanical and piping works.

3.Interest in marine biology or aquaculture.

4.First aider experience and Class 3 driving licence would be useful.

5.Job location is St John's Island and travel to work includes ferry ride. Candidate must be able to swim. He/she should be prepared to work in offshore location.

6.Good communication skills and a positive attitude.

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: St John Island National Marine Laboratory

Organization: NUS

Department : Tropical Marine Science Institute