Executive and Professionals

Executive (HR)

To provide HR admin support in recruitment, appointments, re-appointments, resignations, lapse of contracts, and other HR issues for academic/non-academic/exec & professional tracks, to ensure institute’s manpower needs are met.

Duties & Responsibilities:

I. HR Administration

  • Review, update and maintain proper filing of insurance policy, HR handbook, performance appraisal form and training schedules
  • Assist Admin Director in planning and preparing annual headcount report and updating the staff listing
  • Work in tandem with OHR, MOE HED and assist in HR policies and procedures for the CSI Singapore complying with university HR policies, procedures and regulations where applicable
  • Responsible for assigning of TRAC approver for new staff
  • Resource person for HR related matters/enquiries, for eg, Leave issues, issuance of letter of employment, etc.

II. Recruitment, Appointments & Re-appointments

  • To provide support in arranging interviews, processing of documents for recruitment, re-appointment, resignations, lapse of contracts, etc.
  • Coordinate academic recruitment with faculty HR teams
  • Conduct new-hire briefing for new staff on the general administrative details
  • Arrange for transit accommodation for new staff
  • Opening of new staff’s p-file
  • Assist expatriate staff to settle in, claim for reimbursement for airfare/ housing allowance/ education allowance/ travel assistance under their contract terms

III. Performance Review

  • Assist in performance review exercise for Academic/Research, Executive & Professional, & Non-Acad staff
  • Review and assist to revise performance indicators for staff when required

IV. Visits (Visiting Professors and Recruitment Visits)

  • Prepare recruitment dossiers of candidates shortlisted
  • Arrange for Visiting Professors’ accommodation, visit program & other logistics
  • Follow-up with PI/management on evaluation of candidates
  • Process payment of accommodation, reimbursement of airfare, per diem and/or honorarium

V. Leave/Resignation Administration

  • Responsible for leave administration as leave clerk and assignment of leave approver and training supervisor via SAP system
  • Arrange transit accommodation for departing staff where appropriate
  • Update of staff resignations into SAP
  • Archival of p-files

VI. Other duties

  • Maintain and update HR files and records
  • Maintain staff list and list of staff/ person who have access to CSI labs
  • Assist with distribution of internal mail
  • Liaise with vendor for printing of name cards
  • Assist in pantry duty roster
  • Assist in conferences, seminars and other institute activities when necessary
  • Any other duties as assigned by senior management

Requirements:

  • University degree or equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in HR duties
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Able to work independently, diplomatic and discreet
  • Pleasant and helpful personality with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • SAP knowledge will be an advantage

Please send your CVs (including the names and email contacts of two or more references) 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

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
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Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.