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Research Associate (Project Management) (LCPC/EF)

Date: 03-Dec-2022

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

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


We are seeking a Research Associate with project management skills to support the health services and systems research at Lien Centre for Palliative Care for a variety of functions including but not limited to the following:


  • Oversee the operations of a multi-centre project including IRB submissions and renewals, protocol initiation, and site trainings and meetings.
  • Assist Principal Investigator with development of survey questionnaires and data collection protocols.
  • Develop subject recruitment strategies, identify barriers to enrolment, and implement appropriate interventions.
  • Assist Principal Investigator with budget revisions, timelines, and progress reports for funders. 
  • Communicate with all research team members to ensure that project runs smoothly and to troubleshoot as needed. 
  • Provide regular progress reports to Principal Investigator and other team members.
  • Assist with manuscript writing.
  • Oversee junior research staff on the research project.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the study and as assigned by the Principal Investigator.

Job Requirements


  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Public Health or a related field.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in managing research projects.
  • Demonstrated good knowledge, skills and expertise in supporting various research activities.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • A strong team player who is able to work independently and work harmoniously with a diverse workforce.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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