Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

Research Engineer (Cell/Genetic Engineering) - HIY1

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Job no: 498321
Department: Chemical Engineering and Food Technology
Contract type: Contract

As a University of Applied Learning, SIT works closely with industry in our research pursuits. Our research staff will have the opportunity to be equipped with applied research skill sets that are relevant to industry demands while working on research projects in SIT.

The primary responsibility of this role is to deliver on an industry innovation research project where you will be part of the research team, to work towards the goals set out for the projects of interest. The research engineer’s principal role will be to work on developing and evaluating the engineered bacteria for therapeutic functions, using Synthetic Biology tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and manage the research project with Principal Investigator (PI), Co-PI and the research team members to ensure all project deliverables are met.
  • Undertake these responsibilities in the project:
    i. Design, plan and conduct laboratory experiments, carry out data analyses, record the outcome of the experiments, and write up the results of own research as well as research progress with minimum supervision
    ii. Communicate research outcomes through technical reports and presentations
    iii. Assist in any other duties that are delegated by the Principal Investigator
  • Carry out Risk Assessment, and ensure compliance with Work, Safety and Health Regulations.
  • Coordinate procurement and liaison with vendors/suppliers.
  • Work independently, as well as within a team, to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • Have relevant competence in the areas of cell engineering or genetic engineering.
  • Have a bachelor degree in biotechnology, molecular biology, biological science, life sciences, biochemistry or a related area. Possessing a Master’s or PhD degree will be advantageous
  • Have good knowledge of analytical tools and molecular biology techniques will be advantageous

Key Competencies

  • Able to build and maintain strong working relationships with people within and external to the university.
  • Self-directed learner who believes in continuous learning and development
  • Proficient in technical writing and presentation
  • Possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Show strong initiative and take ownership of work

Job details

Research Engineer (Cell/Genetic Engineering) - HIY1
10 Dover Drive , Singapore
Application deadline
2023-12-31 23:59
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