Scientific Officer - Prof. Yang Zhang

The position exists to provide - Administrative and scientific support to Prof Yang Zhang on lab operations and grant related matters

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assist with grant applications, manage the review process, and provide administrative support for the IRB, IACUC, safety/risk and other research regulatory requirements
  • Proofreading/editing of manuscripts and grant application proposals
  • Provide primary support and assistance on regular progress/ appraisal/other reports as required under grant terms and conditions
  • Preparation of budgets for research grants, virements and tracking of grants
  • Assist with preparation and submission of requests for external funding, including grants, research collaboration agreements, project agreements, sub-awards, and contracts
  • Manage administration issues in conjunction with the NUS research offices, Office of Financial Services and CSI/SoC/Biochemistry Grants and Finance Teams.
  • Ensure good and tidy document housekeeping and timely correspondence:
    • Maintain letters of award, approvals, amendments, etc.
    • Maintain computerized financial data and progress reports
  • Assure that policies and procedures for compliance with research-related regulations are up-to-date and reviewed regularly
  • Assist in scheduling appointments, writing meeting minutes and coordinating research/other meetings as well as following up decisions made and other necessary actions as required
  • Compile bibliometrics and additional information for presentation slides, writeup and design of PI research for reports such as CSI Annual Report as well as other reports as required
  • Work with Outreach Team, NUS and NUHS corporate communications teams and coordinate with scientists on press releases when needed
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management


  • Degree in Life Sciences, Medicine, Computer Science, or related field
  • Excellent writing and reporting ability in English
  • Experience in English manuscript writing/editing will be a plus
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in
    • coordinating and tracking multiple projects and their progress towards grant requirements
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience in a similar position or laboratory supervisory position
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


How to apply: 

Please apply here.

Medicine & Healthcare
14 Feb 2023