Laboratory Manager (6-months Contract)

Yale-NUS College is seeking a Laboratory Manager for the management of the day-to-day operations of its laboratories. The Laboratory Manager will be responsible for providing support for both teaching and research activities.


The duties include:

  • Facilitate purchase of materials and supplies for the laboratories
  • Maintain records and compliance with legal requirements and enforcement of safety rules
  • Provide general lab safety instructions and supervision to research students
  • Be present at all times when undergraduates are doing research in the laboratory – especially in the absence of the PIs
  • Provide routine support for undergraduate research, including troubleshooting and preparation and maintenance of reagent and stocks
  • Be engaged in teaching of standard laboratory techniques and good scientific working practices to undergraduates
  • Train and lead undergraduates on safety protocols and experimental techniques in their research projects
  • Perform technical and experimental protocols that support the research activities in the college
  • Maintaining and running a fly and microscopy laboratory
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Laboratories and PIs


  • Degree in Science (Biological Sciences or Life Sciences preferred)
  • Relevant managerial experience in a Laboratory setting would have an advantage
  • Relevant working experience in fly laboratory is preferred
  • Familiarity with light-sheet and laser scanning confocal techniques for live-imaging are highly desirable
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Resourceful, independent and able to learn fast
  • Meticulous in record and inventory keeping with excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (e.g. Word and Excel)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to continually support these values.

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