Research Associate / Research Fellow (Health Economics) (LCPC/EF)

Date: 4 Jun 2023

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

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


The Programme in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore is looking for candidates with either undergraduate or masters training in economics or related disciplines to support our growing portfolio of econometric / statistical analysis and decision analytic modelling projects. 


This position will report directly to Senior Health Economists in the Health Economics Lab and offer an excellent opportunity to develop and refine in demand skills in applied health economics. Successful candidates will assist in high value health economic research endeavours and perform a variety of functions, such as:


  • Execute econometric and other statistical analyses.
  • Build decision trees and markov models for use in cost effectiveness analyses.
  • Conduct literature reviews.
  • Prepare sections of surveys, analysis plans, manuscripts, reports and grant proposals with a goal toward producing high quality research outputs.
  • Assist with teaching for relevant related modules.
  • Perform other related duties assigned by the Principal Investigators in support of these efforts.

Job Requirements


  • Master / PhD in Economics, Health Economics or related discipline.
  • Research experience in Health Economics / Econometrics are highly desirable.
  • Experience in quantitative data and statistical analyses (preferably with health-economic data) with modelling packages such as STATA.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Able to multi-task and work productively in teams.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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