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Research Associate / Research Fellow (LCPC/CM)

Date: 22-Mar-2023

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

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


The Lien Centre for Palliative Care (LCPC) in Duke-NUS Medical School aims to be the premier palliative care research and educational centre in the region. With generous support from the Lien Foundation, strategic collaborations with the National Cancer Centre Singapore and the broader SingHealth institutes within the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre, LCPC is poised for significant growth in the coming years.


LCPC is seeking a Research Associate / Research Fellow with project management and qualitative data collection and analysis skills to support the following areas:


  • Oversee the operations of a multi-centre project including IRB submissions and renewals, protocol initiation and site trainings and meetings. 
  • Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) with development of survey questionnaires and data collection protocols. 
  • Develop subject recruitment strategies, identify barriers to enrolment and implement appropriate interventions.
  • Assist PI with budget revisions, timelines, and progress reports for funders.  
  • Communicate with all research team members to ensure that projects run smoothly and to troubleshoot as needed.  
  • Provide regular progress reports to PI and other team members.
  • Conduct qualitative interviews with survey participants face-to-face, and analyse the data.
  • Work with PI on journal publications using the data collected. 
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the study.

Job Requirements


  • PhD or Master’s Degree in a relevant field. PhD candidates will be considered for the Research Fellow position while Master’s Degree candidates will be considered for the Research Associate position.
  • Demonstrated good knowledge, skills and expertise in supporting various research activities.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • A strong team player with the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.