Job Details

Competitive salary
Job Type
Joanne Koo
about 1 year ago
Research Officer
  • Start-up environment
  • Reports to AVP, R&D
  • Based in Singapore
Headquartered in Singapore, our client is a leading biotechnology company with sales globally, developing cutting-edge miRNA assay technologies and products for research and clinical diagnostic use. They partner world-renown clinical institutions and multinational pharmaceutical companies to develop novel blood-based cancer diagnostic and prognostic tests.
  • Perform literature search, design and conduct experiments for the optimization and validation of various procedures for R&D
  • Perform hands-on testing and integration of sample preparation including RNA extraction from FFPE, biofluids or other samples and cDNA synthesis on qPCR-based platforms
  • Execute test protocols to verify and validate assays performance
  • Analyse data, support preparation of technical reports and documents related to R&D work
  • Maintains laboratory notebook and follow all general and laboratory SOPs
  • Validate procedures for instrument testing, quality control and generate final reports
  • Inventory maintenance and procurement of routine laboratory consumables and reagents
  • Provide support for compliance of health and safety policies
  • Degree in a related Science or Engineering discipline
  • Preferably with at least 1 year of relevant work experience in a related biomedical research industry
  • Prior experience in real-time PCR or equivalent platform is desired
  • Prior experience is handling sample extraction, purification and nuclei acid detection assays is desired
  • Must be prepared to work in a start-up environment. Results oriented, with a high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency
  • Able to develop in-depth technical related trouble shooting skills and exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Good verbal communication, interpersonal and team skills