Research Assistant, Wastewater-Based Epidemiology

Saturday, 4 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 3 August 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

NTU Main Campus, Singapore

A Research Assistant position is currently available in the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute - Advanced Environmental Biotechnology Centre (NEWRI-AEBC).

Job Responsibilities

  • Support research work on wastewater-based epidemiology and perform routine laboratory techniques – (sewage sample preparation, nucleic acid extraction, reagent preparation, environmental/biochemical assays, etc.)
  • Conduct routine experiments involving wastewater and sludge treatment for removal and inactivation of of human pathogens
  • Prepare data for presentations
  • Prepare reports on the work
  • Support laboratory procurement, inventory, maintenance, and organization.
  • Support existing research personnel with WBE research
  • Assist in daily operational, administrative, and logistics duties related to the research activities

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Environmental & Water Technology or other related science/life science disciplines
  • Knowledge on wastewater and sludge treatment processes is highly preferred
  • Knowledge and experience on operation, data analysis, sample preparation for molecular biology (e.g. PCR, ELISA) and analytical instruments (e.g. HPLC, GC, FTIR, GC-MS, IC, ICP-OES, ICP-MS or some of these) is preferred
  • Highly motivated person who is able to work independently
  • Good communication skills & team player

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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