Research Assistant/Associate (Data Analytics and Mathematical Modelling)

Date: 22 Jun 2024

Location: SSHSPH, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Applications are invited for the following full-time position in the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health:



Research Assistant/ Associate



The Health Intervention and Policy Evaluation Research Centre (HIPER) ( at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH), NUS, is seeking to hire research staff with relevant experience to support work on data analytics and mathematical modelling.



The Research Assistant/ Associate will play a critical role in the development of HIPER’s growing research agenda to support health policy and services research in Singapore and the region, gaining the opportunity to work with leading experts and policy makers in the field. The successful candidate will be expected to perform research administration, conduct research, disseminate research findings, and be involved in capacity building through conducting workshops for local and regional participants. As a Research Assistant/ Associate of HIPER, you may enjoy:
• Various opportunities to broaden horizon, develop skills and ensure personal growth in your career
• Social impacts from your works, e.g., to promote health of the population in Singapore and the region, by enabling more efficient utilization of healthcare resources
• Supportive mentors and colleagues
• Flexible work schedule



• An undergraduate or master’s degree in related fields such as Statistics/ Economics/ Public Health/ Engineering/ Computer Science/ Mathematics
• Knowledge of probability and data analysis (statistics and/ or econometrics)
• Use of software like R or Python or STATA



Applicants with following attributes are preferred:
• Careful, detail-driven, and collaborative personality
• Experience of data preparation, especially with electronic medical records, observational data, survey data and clinical trial data
• Experience of mathematical modelling, especially with Markov cohort model/ discrete event simulation/ dynamic transmission modelling
• Experience of data management with SQL
• Interest in medical knowledge



To apply for position, kindly share your CV and a PowerPoint that covers the following:
• Early Life and Education Background
• Your MBTI personality (
• Major Achievement(s)
• Work or Volunteer Experiences and your expectations from a potential employer
• Your choice of a topic to share with us

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Department : Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 24997