Executive/Assistant Executive, Animal Research Facilities

Updated: 21 days ago
Location: Novena, NORTH EAST
Job Type: FullTime

The animal husbandry Executive/Assistant Executive will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of the husbandry requirements, from checking on the animals, changing soiled cages, stocking up supplies, and maintaining a clean facility thereby enhancing the research work of the different users.


  • You will be working in the Animal Research Facilities at Research Support Building in Nanyang Technological University, which is licensed by the Animal and Veterinary Services at NParks.

  • You will be required to work in the Animal Research Facilities at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, which is licensed by the Animal and Veterinary Services at NParks if the need arises.

  • The Animal Research Facilities at Nanyang Technological University, Research Support Building, holds mainly rodents of SPF and non-SPF health status as well as an ABSL 2 facility in the building.

  • You will be working with a team of dedicated staff to ensure that animal husbandry and up-keep of the animal areas in the facility are carried so that the facility is maintained in a functional and operational state.

  • You will be responsible for performing procedures requested by the researchers as directed by the Facility Manager. 


  • At least a Diploma in any Science discipline or at least 2 years’ experience working in an animal facility as an animal husbandry staff.

  • Good interpersonal skills as the work requires you to be a team player as well as an independent and responsible worker who is self-motivated.

  • Able to interact with the different facility staff as well as the research staff who come in to carry out their work. Training will be provided, but you must be able to follow standard operating procedures diligently as the husbandry care impacts the wellbeing of the animals and research work.

  • Attained a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • A keen to learn attitude is important as the needs of the facility can change depending on the needs of the research directions of the school.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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