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Management Assistant Officer, Department of Surgery (1-year contract)

Date: 11-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Job Purpose:

To provide support to Principal Investigator and the team in research administration and projects

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Assist in conduct of research activities including
  • Recruit patients to research studies to achieve the sample size required for study analysis
  • Complete research procedures according to protocol and guidelines
  • Ensure data collected are true, accurate and complete to ensure the quality and integrity of research Handling of biological specimen including
  1. Handling of biological specimen including
  • Liaise with relevant parties to set up study-specific tissue collection workflow
  • Coordinate with surgeons, Tissue Repository, and collaborator to ensure samples are collected and transferred timely to collaborators in good condition
  • Ensure sample inventory are well kept
  1. Provide administrative support to research team including
  • Handle study related claims
  • Maintain study files
  • Prepare monthly meeting slides and schedule meetings
  • Prepare documents for ethics submission
  • Ad-hoc duties


  • Diploma in Life Science, Biomedical Science, Social Science or related disciplines
  • Prior experience in research and/or patient fronting work would be advantageous
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Good communication, organizational, time-management and interpersonal skill
  • Self-starter, team player and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate tact and discretion when dealing with confidential data
  • Bilingual and/or knowledge of local dialects desired (to handle concerns and questions from local dialects speaking research subject)
  • Able to travel between clinic locations for study-related activities when needed

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Surgery

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 7100