Laboratory Technologist, Materials Science and Engineering

28 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

  • To provide support, maintenance, and training on laboratory equipment such as, but not limited to, scanning electron microscope (SEM), atomic force microscope, Brunauer-Emmett-Teller analyzer, Zetasizer, freeze dryer, and Raman spectrometer
  • To provide support for laboratory-based teaching modules, that includes material procurement, material preparation, laboratory equipment setup and troubleshooting
  • To maintain ample chemical/ material supply for the teaching laboratory, e.g. purchasing of liquid nitrogen
  • To conduct fundamental laboratory-based admin duties such as material procurement, equipment maintenance, waste collection
  • To keep track of the departmental fixed asset, which includes asset number creation, tagging, asset disposal, and asset transfer
  • To conduct examination script checking
  • To provide IT related support
  • To manage the facilities (booking and usage) in the laboratory
  • To manage the organisation of the laboratory
  • To be involved in the digital transformation of the laboratory 
  • To provide analysis support for the laboratory equipment assigned and to provide supervisory role to the users
  • To support ad-hoc duties when assigned


  • Diploma holder (preferably in Engineering) with at least 3 years of experience working in laboratory or bachelor’s degree holder (preferably in Engineering) without experience are welcome to apply
  • Prior experience in handling materials characterisation equipment is an advantage
  • IT savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Materials Science and Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible:
Job requisition ID : 14739

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