Laboratory Technologist - Dean's Office / Research Facility

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Laboratory Technologist - Dean's Office / Research Facility - 00DYA 



  • Provide operational support to ensure the smooth and safe operation of Central Research Facilities (CRF) under Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

  • Perform basic maintenance, consumable replenishment, and routine checks to upkeep common lab equipment (e.g. autoclaves, biosafety cabinets, chemical fume hoods, gas detection systems, etc.) for continuous smooth and safe operation of CRF.

  • Respond to research equipment and system faults/alarms and perform basic troubleshooting. Escalate appropriate cases and engage relevant contractors for repair/service works. 

  • Interface with various stakeholders (e.g. building managers, researchers, NUS Office of Facilities Management, contractors, etc.) to schedule and manage servicing works on grounds to minimise disruptions and inconveniences to research activities in CRF.

  • Conduct basic user training to orientate new users and respond to queries on common research equipment and infrastructure operations and issues.

  • Assist with the collection and disposal of hazardous lab waste (e.g. biohazard, cytotoxic and chemical).

  • Assist the recovery from emergencies and troubleshoot arising problems related to the common research equipment, infrastructure in CRF as well as laboratory-related supporting services.

  • Other operational duties (related to research space and safety matters) as assigned.



  • Diploma in engineering, life sciences, biomedical or related disciplines.

  • Have experience or worked in research/clinical lab settings with roles in facility maintenance and operational controls preferred.

  • Technical and practical minded, with a hands-on attitude.

  • Independent worker who can work effectively in a team.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient IT skills such as MS Office and other application programmes.

  • Committed, self-disciplined, self-motivated with a high level of integrity and drive.

: Executive and Administrative
Primary Location
: Kent Ridge
: Dean's Office (School of Medicine)
:  Full-time - Fixed Term (Contract)
Job Posting
: 24/11/2020, 2:21:16 AM 

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