Job opportunity: Laboratory Officer @ TMSI, 1-year contract

The Tropical Marine Science Institute is looking to hire a laboratory officer to start immediately on a 1-year contract to support marine biofouling projects.

Job opportunity: Laboratory Officer


  • Diploma or degree, preferably with Biology or Aquatic Science background.
  • Candidates must be able to swim and have a Class 3 Singapore driver’s license.
  • Must be prepared to work outdoors, and the work may be physically demanding especially during the warm months of the year.
  • Candidates should be highly motivated, resourceful individuals with good technical skills.
  • Some practical knowledge of tropical marine biodiversity would be an advantage.


  • Assist with marine biofouling projects, in both field and laboratory.
  • Assist with data management, analyses, and preparation of reports and maintenance of field research facilities and equipment.
  • The primary job location will be TMSI St John’s Island marine laboratory.


  • Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • The appointment will be for a period of one year and extendable depending upon the candidate’s performance.


  • Interested candidates are invited to email their detailed resume and cover letter to:
  • Please indicate in the subject heading: “RE: Lab Officer/Biofouling”.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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