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Research Assistant (Dept of Surgery - Urology)

Date: 13-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for Research Assistant for Department of Urology, National University Hospital. Our department provide clinical care to current patients in need of excellent, peer reviewed ethical management, and we lead in providing for future patients by contributing to teaching undergraduate medical students healthcare professionals and innovative research. More information on the department is available at This research position will be made on a 1-year contract basis in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.


Purpose of the post

We are looking for a highly motivated Research Assistant candidate to join our research programme focusing on Kidney Cancer and Kidney Transplant. The candidate is expected to work in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment. The candidate will be responsible to, and work closely with the Principal Investigator and study team members to ensure the successful completion of the studies on time.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will organize and coordinate the studies, and support the team to analyze the data and write up reports in time.

The candidate will be able to:

  1. Oversee the general management of the project as the Study Administrator;
  2. Screen and recruit patients for appropriate studies
  3. Work independently: conduct literature search, analyze data, prepare both progress and final reports of the project.
  4. Maintain the highest standard of professional conduct and record-keeping in accordance with policies and procedures;
  5. Handle DSRB/IRB applications and submissions
  6. Provide assistance and training to other staff or students when necessary;
  7. Provide support to the research group as delegated by the PI.


  1. A bachelor degree in biology or similar; preferably with experience in research
  2. A good publication record
  3. Ability to work independently and in a team, an investigative nature, attention to details
  4. Experience in computer applications, e.g. Photoshop, Excel, MS office, PowerPoint and SPSS.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

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.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Surgery

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 13679