Research Associate Research Associate (Senior) (CQM-HSSR)

Date: 5 Dec 2023

Location: DUKE-NUS MEDICAL SCHOOL, Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


This position will co-ordinate research activities for key faculty in the Centre for Quantitative Medicine (CQM) and the Signature Research Programme in Health Services & Systems Research (HSSR). These faculty are all public health researchers with skills in quantitative methods, programme evaluation, epidemiology, health economics and implementation science and have been brought together into a newly created "Public Health Research and Outcomes Group (PHROG)".


We seek an experienced and motivated individual to perform a variety of functions, including but not limited to the following:-


  • Summarise and catalogue current faculty research and evaluation projects and oversee the creation of a useful database of projects.
  • Create brand awareness for this group by using social media, web pages and traditional approaches for publicising academic work.
  • Manage the day to day activities of the existing projects including IRB applications, contracts, KPI’s and deliverables.
  • Filter and allocate new enquiries to appropriate members of the research team members, and assist with any administrative functions for project startup.
  • Track the revenue and expenditure and manage budgets from existing and new projects.
  • Create project timelines and assist PHROG leadership to keep all projects on schedule.
  • Maintain professional relationships with a range of health services and academic stakeholders/partners
  • Act as a secretariat for research meetings, such as team meetings for PHROG and other meetings with stakeholders
  • Support the work on the Director and Co-Director for PHROG and Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Job Requirements


  • Degree or equivalent in a related discipline.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience with some supervisory role.
  • Prior work experience in the healthcare or education industry would be advantageous. 
  • Possess knowledge of university research environments and/or knowledge of health services administration. 
  • Possess good awareness of the research environment and national funding schemes.
  • Well organised and able to multi-task.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and is able to work well in teams.
  • Have strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Passionate to contribute and develop a career in the healthcare and health services domains.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.