Research Assistant, Biomedical

Jul 23, 2021
End of advertisement period
Aug 05, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

  • Work with Principle Investigator/s in conducting of Clinical research projects, data and specimen collection adhere to protocol.
  • Assist PI in patient contact (telecommunication, in-person interaction, etc)
  • Perform Home visits (to collect specimens/ home dust from research participants)
  • Comfortable with pet animal (e.g. cats/ dogs)
  • Assist in project budget and finance.
  • Assist PI in grant reports - editing and reviewing
  • Administrative duties and logistic work (e.g. organising meetings, liaising with other teams or departments for necessary materials and work)
  • Perform laboratory work according to strict methodologies.
  • Coordinate laboratory operational activities through managing laboratory and sample inventories, establishing laboratory procedures and organisation of laboratory consumables.
  • Work with Laboratory Safety Lead to ensure laboratory safety and maintain safety documentation and procedures


  • Meticulous and attention to detail
  • Proactive and able to work independently in a corporate as well as laboratory setting
  • Work collaboratively with other research groups
  • Critical thinking and systematic problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Proficient in English; Bilingual candidates are preferred (e.g. Mandarin)
  • Keen interest in scientific literature, keeps up to date with relevant research publications
  • Experience in laboratory research and molecular biology techniques will be advantageous.
  • Well-organized and able to clearly summarize and present information and data obtained.
  • Skilled in MS Office programs; Data-entry abled


  • Bachelors or Masters in Life Sciences/ Biological Science/ Biomedical Science or related fields. Biomedical related degree
  • Grant or report writing experience and experience of coordinating research projects also are valuable.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Medicine
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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