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Laboratory Technologist (Mechanobiology Institute)

Date: 21-May-2023


Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore is a multi-disciplinary institute committed to developing new paradigms for biomedical research by focusing on the quantitative analysis of dynamic functional processes. Through quantitative biophysical approaches, we address major problems in biomedical sciences including pathogenesis (from bacterial to cancer), tissue regeneration and function.


We are currently seeking to recruit a Laboratory Technologist for our Wet Lab Core Facility.


The candidate's responsibilities will include:

  • Collecting and sterilizing of biohazard waste
  • Replenishing consumables stock and house-keeping of laboratory store, tissue culture facilities, core facilities room and sample preparation room
  • Washing of glassware and replenishing glassware in cabinets
  • Providing autoclaving services of labware and media to research personnel
  • Attending to lab deliveries
  • Assisting in lab consumables purchases
  • Assisting in laboratory operation activities as and when required
  • Assisting in chemical waste collection by hazardous waste collection company
  • Preparation of 70% ethanol
  • Changing of gas cylinders
  • Performing stand-in duties when necessary


  • Minimum "N" level
  • Able to speak and read English
  • Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Excel and Outlook for emails
  • Hard working, responsible and proactive
  • N95 mask fit-testing mandatory
  • Prior working experience in a biological research laboratory will be an added advantage


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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: Mechanobiology Institute

Department : Wet Lab Core

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 18706