National Cancer Centre of Singapore Pte Ltd

Associate Research Coordinator (DMO)

Job Category:  Research
Posting Date:  31-Mar-2023

CaLiBRe: Cancer Liquid Biopsies for Real-time diagnostics and Early Intervention- is a national cancer liquid biopsy programme that aims to develop novel biomarkers that can inform treatment decisions and transform cancer care. The program will perform extensive molecular profiling of blood samples and multi-modal data analytics on the results in relation to progressive clinical events over time.


The programme has recently expanded to Sengkang General Hospital and we are searching for a committed Associate Research Coordinator who is able to oversee the laboratory operations of the programme by supporting the collection, processing and sample management of blood samples. There will be opportunities to support patient recruitment and follow up where required and/or as the programme develops overtime.


This position will provide the candidate exposure to a wide range of molecular assays, as well as its application in research and development for cancer treatment.


This position will require the candidate to temporarily be stationed at National Cancer Centre of Singapore during the training period, but will eventually be stationed at Sengkang General Hospital.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Collect and process blood samples
  • Procurement of consumables and reagents required for operational needs
  • Assist with tissue specimens’ collection
  • Bookkeeping and data management
  • Assist in the administrative and logistic needs research projects
  • Ensure compliance to PDPA, HBRA
  • Support recruitment and follow-up with patients where required
  • And any other work that supervisors may assign


  • Diploma in Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Health Sciences, or any relevant Science field
  • Phlebotomy certified
  • Experience in laboratory work is preferred
  • Adaptable and independent in fast-paced environments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Meticulous, with excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with PDPA and HBRA