Research Assistant for Clinical Mass Spectrometry

SLING, the Singapore Lipidomics Incubator at the National University of Singapore (NUS), invites
applications from qualified candidates for the position of a Research Assistant. This is an exciting
opportunity to be involved in development and optimization of mass spectrometry-based method for
clinical lipidomics, in a partnership between NUS, Agilent Technologies and National University Hospital
(NUH). More information can be found here NUS-Agilent Hub for Translation and Capture | Sling

Job description

We are looking for a highly dedicated and motivated individual with the ability to work on multiple projects
simultaneously. We offer a vibrant, multidisciplinary research environment with top-class facilities. A
friendly atmosphere awaits you, with collaborations between different departments at NUS, NUH and
international institutions. You will be working closely with a team of senior scientists, staff and students to
meet the responsibilities detailed below.


• Plan and organize standard operating procedures of the projects
• Perform different sample preparation protocols for lipidomics of clinical samples
• Assist in maintenance and troubleshooting of HPLCs and mass spectrometers
• Routine operation of LC-MS/MS and/or GC-MS, once proficiently trained
• Assist in processing and quality control of lipidomics data
• Prepare project updates


• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biomedical/Clinical Sciences, Life Sciences, Bioengineering or
related disciplines
• 1-2 years of working experience in a research lab
• Hands-on experience with operation and troubleshooting of HPLC at least, and of MS preferred
• Prior experience in developing and running mass spectrometry-based assays will be a strong

How to apply

The project is headed by Anne K Bendt from SLING, NUS. Informal enquiries are most welcome. Please
submit your application including your CV and names and contact information of 1-2 references to
[email protected]
This position will be available with immediate effect.