Executive and Professionals

Laboratory Executive - Dr Teh Bin Tean

To provide support for the central lab operations in order to (i) assist in experiments to meet the research goals of the laboratory, (ii) manage and maintain laboratory supplies and equipment and (iii) ensure that the institutes’ general laboratory and safety requirements are met.

Duties & Responsibilities

a) Research:

  • To carry out assigned experiments and perform biological, chemical, or physical analysis and determinations as tasked
  • To organise, preserve and present the results of the experiments in a logical manner
  • To properly and systematically record all experiments that have been assigned and their results
  • To assist in supervising, training and guiding attachment/undergraduate students where required

b) Laboratory:

  • To plan and ensure the needs and requirements of the team in terms of consumables
  • To ensure that the lab is adequately stocked with clean glassware, minor equipment, chemicals, etc. required for experiments
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of equipment through regular checks
  • Required to assemble reagents, chemicals and media that are needed for experiments
  • To ensure that standard operating procedures and safety regulations are followed
  • Responsible for the general cleanliness of the lab

c) Administrative duties:

  • To plan and ensure that the overall lab administrative needs of the team are met
  • To assist the Principal Investigator in tracking his/her grants and other sources of funding if required
  • Responsible for purchasing necessary equipment, chemicals, reagents and other consumables as required by the lab or project
  • Maintain a systematic and proper documentation of all purchases
  • Liaising between the vendors and the administrative office to ensure proper purchase requisitions, goods delivery and prompt payment of supplies

d) Any other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • University degree in life sciences or related discipline
  • Relevant experience in biology/life science laboratory
  • Ability to carry out molecular biology techniques (PCR, molecular cloning, etc)
  • Ability to perform wide areas of research techniques (protein expression, biochemistry, tissue culture, bioinformatics, etc) will be advantageous
  • Good interpersonal communication to work cooperatively and effectively with others
  • Ability to speak and write well in English
  • Ability to grasp and articulate scientific concepts
  • Self-driven, initiative, meticulous personality

Knowledge of:

  • Basic principles and practices in the fields of biology, physiology and/or chemistry.
  • Molecular biology (strong knowledge in the concepts of DNA, RNA, proteins, transcription, etc is a MUST)
  • Principles, techniques and terminology used in molecular/cell/cancer biology.
  • Laboratory scientific resource material; laboratory equipment and its care.
  • Methods of scientific research and relevant scientific theories.
  • Government guidelines and regulations pertinent to laboratory safety and security.
  • Appropriate computer operations, software and peripherals.
  • General rules for safe exposure and handling of chemical and biological hazards
  • IRB, OSHE & IACUC regulations

Applications should include full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses and contact numbers of 3 professional references. Please send your applications to:

Prof Teh Bin Tean
Principal Investigator
Email: csi_recruitment[at]nus.edu.sg
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Laboratory Executive - Dr Dennis Kappei

We are seeking a highly-motivated candidate for a laboratory executive position available in the Kappei Lab at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore. Our young and international team addresses research questions on nucleic acid-protein interactions with quantitative mass spectrometry, cell biological and genetic approaches applied to cancer research. Specifically, the successful candidate will be actively involved in a research project investigating telomere-binding proteins in hematologic malignancies. This project will span a variety of experimental approaches, e.g. gene editing of cancer cell lines, expression analysis of mRNA and protein as well as various mass spectrometry-based approaches to study DNAprotein and protein-protein interactions. Overall the laboratory executive will support the research team in terms of research, laboratory and administrative needs.

Requirements:

  • Degree in life sciences or equivalent; fresh graduates are welcome to apply
  • Excellent communication skills and good team spirit
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Outstanding organizational skills

Practical experience with proteomics research and molecular biology techniques are an added advantage but not a requirement.

Applications should include in a single PDF a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of at least 2 professional references. Please send applications with the reference “Lab Executive DK” to:

Dr. Dennis Kappei
Principal Investigator
Email: dennis.kappei[at]nus.edu.sg
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Further information on the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, the laboratory as well as working at
CSI can be found on our website:
www.csi.nus.edu.sg/ws/careers/working-at-csi

Laboratory Executive

To provide support to the Principal Investigator and his team in terms of research, laboratory and administrative needs.

Responsibilities

a) Research:

  • to carry out assigned experiments
  • to organise, preserve and present the results of the experiments in a logical manner
  • to properly and systematically record all experiments that have been assigned and their results
  • to analyse and plan further experiments under guidance
  • to assist in supervising, training and guiding attachment/undergraduate students where required

b) Laboratory:

  • to plan and ensure the needs and requirements of the team in terms of consumables
  • to ensure that the lab is adequately stocked with clean glassware, minor equipment chemicals, etc. required for experiments
  • responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of equipment through regular checks
  • required to assemble reagents, chemicals and media that are needed for experiments
  • to ensure that standard operating procedures and safety regulations are followed
  • responsible for the general cleanliness of the lab

c) Administrative duties:

  • to plan and ensure that the overall lab administrative needs of the team are met
  • to assist the Principal Investigator in tracking his/her grants and other sources of funding
  • responsible for purchasing necessary equipment, chemicals, reagents as required by the lab or project
  • maintain a systematic and proper record of all purchases
  • liaising between the vendors and the administrative office to ensure proper purchase requisitions, goods delivery and prompt payment of supplies

d) Any other duties as required

Requirements

  • Degree in Life Sciences or its equivalent. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Knowledge of mouse work is an added advantage
  • Ability to speak and write well in English

Knowledge of

  • Basic principles and practices in the fields of biology, physiology and/or chemistry.
  • Quality assurance procedures applicable to a laboratory.
  • Principles, techniques and terminology used in the examination of clinical and animal samples.
  • Principles, techniques and terminology used in cancer biology.
  • Laboratory scientific resource material; laboratory equipment and its care.
  • Methods of scientific research and relevant scientific theories.
  • Government guidelines and regulations pertinent to laboratory safety and security.
  • Packaging and shipping of diagnostic, infectious and hazardous materials.
  • Appropriate computer operations, software and peripherals.
  • General rules for safe exposure and handling of chemical and biological hazards
  • IRB, OSHE & IACUC regulations
  • Ability to:
    • Perform laboratory tests
    • Work cooperatively and effectively with others

Applications should include full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses and contact numbers of 3 professional references. Please send applications to:

Cancer Science Institute of Singapore
National University of Singapore Centre for Translational Medicine,
14 Medical Drive, #12-01,
Singapore 117599
Email: csi_recruitment[at]nus.edu.sg
Website: www.csi.nus.edu.sg

Laboratory Executive - Dr Yvonne Tay

A lab executive position is available immediately in Dr Yvonne Tay’s lab for a highly motivated candidate with a background in molecular or cellular biology, biochemistry or other related fields who is interested in deciphering regulatory RNA networks in the context of cancer (reviewed in Tay et al, Nature 2014; also see Tay et al, Nature 2008 and Tay et al, Cell 2011). The successful candidate will design and conduct experiments, analyse data, and provide support to the lab in terms of research, laboratory and administrative needs.

Responsibilities

  1. Research:
    • to carry out assigned experiments
    • to organise, preserve and present the results of the experiments in a logical manner
    • to properly and systematically record all experiments that have been assigned and their results
    • to analyse and plan further experiments under guidance
    • to assist in supervising, training and guiding attachment/undergraduate students where required
  2. Laboratory:
    • to plan and ensure the needs and requirements of the team in terms of consumables
    • to ensure that the lab is adequately stocked with clean glassware, minor equipment chemicals, etc. required for experiments
    • responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of equipment through regular checks
    • required to assemble reagents, chemicals and media that are needed for experiments
    • to ensure that standard operating procedures and safety regulations are followed
    • responsible for the general cleanliness of the lab
  3. Administrative duties:
    • to plan and ensure that the overall lab administrative needs of the team are met
    • to assist the Principal Investigator in tracking his/her grants and other sources of funding
    • responsible for purchasing necessary equipment, chemicals, reagents as required by the lab or project
    • maintain a systematic and proper record of all purchases
    • liaising between the vendors and the administrative office to ensure proper purchase requisitions, goods delivery and prompt payment of supplies
  4. Any other duties as required

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or its equivalent (minimum 2nd class upper honours). Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Familiarity with basic molecular and cellular biology techniques such as cell culture, cloning, real-time PCR and western blotting
  • Knowledge of mouse work is an added advantage
  • Ability to speak and write well in English

Knowledge of

  • Basic principles and practices in the fields of biology, physiology and/or chemistry.
  • Quality assurance procedures applicable to a laboratory.
  • Principles, techniques and terminology used in the examination of clinical and animal samples.
  • Principles, techniques and terminology used in cancer biology.
  • Laboratory scientific resource material; laboratory equipment and its care.
  • Methods of scientific research and relevant scientific theories.
  • Government guidelines and regulations pertinent to laboratory safety and security.
  • Packaging and shipping of diagnostic, infectious and hazardous materials.
  • Appropriate computer operations, software and peripherals.
  • General rules for safe exposure and handling of chemical and biological hazards
  • IRB, OSHE & IACUC regulations
  • Ability to:
    • Perform laboratory tests
    • Work cooperatively and effectively with others

Applications should include full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses and contact numbers of 3 professional references. Please send your applications to:

Dr Yvonne Tay
Principal Investigator
Email : yvonnetay[at]nus.edu.sg
Click here for more info.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.