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Research Assistant (HSSR/DM3)

Date: 13-Nov-2022

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

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


The Health Services and Systems Research (HSSR) Programme in Duke-NUS is a centre of academic excellence for research and education on the organisation, funding and delivery of health services. The programme’s focus is on public health and clinical service innovation in an increasingly complex and connected world.


The candidate will act as a liaison between study participants and members of the research team and work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or his/her designate. The duties will include but not limited to the following: -


  • Perform tasks and support data collection and recruitment of the research project.
  • Screen and recruit study participants.
  • Obtain informed consent from study participants.
  • Ensure compliance with protocols and complete assessment.
  • Compile relevant study participants’ data and maintain proper documentation.
  • Undertake any additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Implementation Sciences, Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Sciences or other related disciplines.
  • Prior research experience in healthcare and/or research environment is preferred.
  • Have aptitude and potential in research excellence.
  • Able to multi-task and have good time management skills.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Able to converse in at least 2 national languages (English/Mandarin/Malay/Tamil) as the role involves recruitment of study participants.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message


At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 


In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.