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Assistant Professor / Research Fellow (Biostatistician)

Date: 21-Nov-2022

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

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


The Centre for Quantitative Medicine (CQM) in Duke-NUS Medical School is an academic centre for quantitative scientists and strives to bring the quantitative science and biomedical research communities together. The centre's Biostatistics Core team primarily provides statistical support for collaborative research involving clinical trials, epidemiology studies and health services research.


CQM  invites applications from outstanding candidates to join a talented data team of data analysts, methodologists and biostatisticians supporting cutting edge research in a world class academic medical centre. 

The successful candidate will perform a variety of functions under the supervision of the Centre Director, including but not limited to the following: -


  • Focus on research excellence and strengthen research collaborations related to the field of research in CQM Biostatistics Core.
  • Responsible for leading teams of analysts and statisticians, and providing statistical support for grant/protocol development, study design, sample size estimation, randomization generation, statistical analysis plan development, data analysis, manuscript writing and statistical consultations. 
  • Assist in the securing of research funding or grants.
  • Be involved in conducting workshops, seminars, mentoring and teaching medical and Ph.D. Biostatistics students.
  • May have substantial involvement in overseeing core research facilities and technology implementation/ improvement.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described therein.

Job Requirements


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Statistics or Biostatistics.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in clinical trials and epidemiology study designs, sample size estimation and clinical data analysis.
  • Familiar with regulatory guidelines on clinical trials and data standardization (CDISC).
  • Demonstrate strong programming skills using SAS.
  • Prior experience in grant and manuscript writing would be advantageous.
  • Possess good communication and presentation skills, and have well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of people, including clinicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Suitable candidates with prior experience or currently working for pharmaceutical companies or contract research organizations are welcome to apply. 


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.