(Senior) Laboratory Executive - CLS

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Job Type: FullTime

(Senior) Laboratory Executive - CLS - 00C2O 



To provide oversight, management and support to the Central Lab Operations at CSI.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Central Operations: -

  • Floor Supervisor for CSI labs; ensuring maintenance and orderliness of facilities, collegiality among the teams on the respective level, and coordinate with other central operations team members.

  • Manage scheduling and handover of roster duties for central operations facilities/equipment, for example, freezers, cold room, dark room, etc.

  • Ensure maintenance of critical/central equipment in ensuring their operational readiness, including scheduling and planning for preventive maintenance when necessary.

  • Maintain an accurate inventory of centrally managed capital equipment.

  • Assist in space and renovation works.

  • Assist in orientation of new staff & students (graduate & attachment).

  • Assist to provide technical expertise as needed or requested.

  • Assist to monitor the central laboratory budget, process approval of purchase of equipment and supplies.

B. Safety Responsibilities: -

  • Health and safety duties commensurate with the post and in so doing work effectively and cooperatively with faculty safety officials and OSHE, especially with regard to the identification of chemical and biological hazards.

  • To work closely with OSHE Safety Officer in upholding safety standards as required by NUS OSHE.

  • Perform internal audits (training will be provided) for research groups undergoing surveillance audits.

  • Coordinate and conduct safety induction training and; plan and organise other safety related programs/training.

  • Assist in incident investigations and follow up on incident reports with Safety Officer.

  • Oversee and ensure all institute safety related legal and licensing requirements are met and renewed when necessary.

  • Conduct safety inspections with Safety Officer and attend other related safety events and meetings as required.

C. Any other duties: -

  • As assigned by supervisor/senior management.



• University degree in the relevant field.

• Ability to speak and write well in English.

• 2 to 3 years work experience in a molecular biology lab.

• Knowledge of: -

  • Basic principles and practices in the fields of biology, physiology and/or chemistry.

  • Quality assurance procedures applicable to a laboratory.

  • 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.

  • • Ability to: -

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others.

  • Communicate well and empathize.

    : Executive and Administrative
    Primary Location
    : Kent Ridge
    : Cancer Science Institute of Singapore
    :  Full-time - Fixed Term (Contract)
    Job Posting
    : 13/02/2020, 7:47:20 PM 

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