Seeking Special Assistant to Director

The Mechanobiology Institute is seeking to recruit a special assistant to support the Director of the Institute in management and strategic planning. The assistant will be required to assist the director in high level administrative activities pertaining to research initiatives, fundraising, public relationship, core facility development and management, and various other administrative matters. He/she will also be tasked with managing the Director’s own academic and research matters such as publication, grants, traveling and laboratory personnel.

We seek an individual with an advanced degree (PhD or MSc) in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, or related scientific areas. The candidate should have at least 3 years of working experience, preferably administrative experience in HR and research management, in tertiary institutions.

Candidates should have high-level organizational, inter-personal and communication skills, and a strong ability to exercise discretion and diplomacy.