Research Assistant, Engineering

Friday, 13 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 13 December 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

A Research Assistant position is currently available in the Cognition and Behavioural Sciences Laboratory (COVE), Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information.

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitating the operation of Cognition and Behavioural Sciences Laboratory
  • Planning, preparation and running of laboratory which includes coordinating for laboratory equipment/facilities booking, protocols with faculty, research staff, plan timeline and prepare materials s and provide assistance
  • Coordinating procurement of required materials and consumables for practical sessions within allocated budget
  • Being responsible for ensuring adequate supply of materials needed
  • Being responsible for safety practices in the lab which includes ensuring that lab, proper storage of hazardous chemicals and experiment involving harmful reagents are carried out in appropriate places; educating lab users on safety, e.g. risk assessment
  • Housekeeping of labs, maintenance of equipment and perform inventory of chemicals and assets
  • Documenting all approved IRB studies (for audit purpose)
  • Preparing reports (e.g. utilisation, user profile) for COVE Management
  • Coordinating with School Tech Team on the maintenance and rectification works of the lab, e.g. air-con servicing every quarter
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • BSc in Engineer or related qualifications
  • At least 1  years lab experience
  • Effective communication
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good team player
  • Hard working, self-discipline, responsible, committed, meticulous
  • Able to work independently and effectively under pressure
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Good time management skills

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