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Research Assistant (Dept of ALCNS)

Date: 14-Jun-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Appointment period: 1 year in the first instance, with a possibility of extension.

Expected commencement of work: 1 Feb 2022


The appointee will assist the project leader with multiple multidisciplinary research projects, and will be required to:

  1. oversee the general management and assist in the administrative and secretarial support to projects (e.g. organizing regular research meetings, meeting minutes recording);
  2. assist in grant proposal writing and manuscript preparation;
  3. conduct literature searches, using SPSS to enter data, analyze data and maintain trial databases, as well as assist in preparing both progress and final reports of the projects;
  4. undertake the day to day running of the project at the study site (such as assist in ethical application and amendment, recruitment, provision of intervention, and data collection in study hospitals);
  5. work with various stakeholders on the development and evaluation of new intervention programmes;
  6. maintain the highest standard of professional conduct and record keeping in accordance with policies and procedures;
  7. work on other tasks as assigned.


The applicant should:

  1. hold a Bachelor degree in nursing or other health-relevant discipline
  2. experience working with research project management will be preferred;
  3. experience in conducting interventional research;
  4. be able to work independently and with a team, have an investigative nature and attention to detail;
  5. have knowledge of computer applications (such as SPSS and MS Office, PowerPoint); and
  6. have good communication skills with patients and colleagues, and fluency in English.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in project management and interventional research.


Formal application:

Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a CV and full contacts of 3 referees.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 9691