Research Associate (Southeast Asia Regional Collaborative for Health)

Date: 14 Jun 2024

Location: SSHSPH, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Research Associate (Southeast Asia Regional Collaborative for Health)



The Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is recruiting a full-time Research Associate for the Southeast Asia Regional Collaborative for Health (SEARCH). SEARCH is a regional knowledge network housed at SSHSPH, aiming to increase knowledge and capacity for UHC in Southeast Asia. The candidate will work mainly on projects on healthcare financing, strategic purchasing and UHC in Southeast Asia.



Job scope:
• To lead research and project management tasks, including:
      o Planning research and engagement activities
      o Leading data collection and analysis
      o Coordinating of research partners based in Singapore and abroad
      o Leading on stakeholder engagement
      o Overseeing project timelines and deliverables
      o Preparing final outputs for the project (reports, web pages, peer-reviewed publications)
• To assist in organising policy engagement and knowledge events across Southeast Asia (virtual and in-person)
• To lead on administrative research tasks (including ethics submissions, reporting to funders, progress tracking, etc.)
• To support the project director on other research projects related to SEARCH and other global health activities.
• To perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.



• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Experience in public health/global health policy
• Experience in mixed-methods research
• Project management and team coordination experience
• Highly organised and able to work effectively under pressure, use independent judgment and produce quality work products within time constraints
• Able to work independently as well as with a team.



The grade of appointment will be accorded based on candidate’s academic qualifications and years of relevant experience.



Interested applicants are invited to apply directly at our NUS career portal. For further enquiries, please contact Dr Kiesha Prem (



Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


• Masters degree in a relevant subject area (e.g. Public Health, Global Health, Health Financing, International Development) or equivalent

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 : 24505