Deputy Director, Centre for Behavioural & Implementation Science Interventions

Date: 25 Apr 2024

Location: YONG LOO LIN SCH OF MEDICINE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The mission of the Centre is to improve population health and well-being by accelerating the use of behavioural and implementation science in health policy and practice.


We are looking for an individual who is passionate about improving health and well-being for everyone, through approaches that bridge research, community and government.


Responsibilities include:

  • Work hand-in-hand with Directors, Principal Investigators and Visiting Professors, to develop strategy that meets overall research, translation, implementation and education objectives of the Centre.
  • Establish an independent research agenda through collaborations with health institutions, government agencies and private sector through internal or extramural funding
  • Represent a core part of the leadership team for programs on public policy and research implementation and for outreach to professional bodies
  • Oversee implementation of education activities of the Centre for Behavioural and Implementation Science Interventions (BISI) under NUSMed.
  • Oversee research and education staff supervision and mentorship



  • An advanced degree in behavioral science, Biomedical science, psychology and other related disciplines
  • At least 8 years working experience, with 3 – 5 years of this time previously committed to work in the science or health sector interface with policy, implementation, public administration and government.
  • Prior demonstrated leadership and managerial expertise is essential, as this role requires the candidate to build team capacity and expertise in a growing field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to manage multiple, diverse stakeholders, and communicate effectively
  • An analytical mind with experience in program design and management (e.g. assessing evidence, proposals) in the public sector, and the ability to package and communicate information effectively

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Dean-Med-Centre for Behavioural and Implementation Science Interventions

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 23914