Research Assistant, Mechanobiology Institute

27 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the research group of Dr. Gianluca Grenci at Mechanobiology Institute, NUS, and contribute to an interdisciplinary activity focused at developing and optimizing micro-fabricated elements and microfluidic devices for cells’ imaging. Learn more at

Candidates are expected to have good knowledge and proven skills in microfluidic and micro -fabrication, prior experience in working in clean rooms is appreciated. The successful candidate will be involved in managing the lab both in technical and administrative aspects (such as procurement, maintenance of lab inventory and safety management). Excellent communication skills are also required, writing scientific reports both for internal documentation and for publication is a component of this job position.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Masks design and fabrication
  • Devices’ microfabrication and characterization
  • Procurement, lab inventory and safety management
  • Technical/Scientific reports writing

We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified.


  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven experience in clean room work
  • Organized, meticulous, able to work together in a team as well as independently

More Information

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.

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Mechanobiology Institute
Department: Research

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