Research Assistant/Associate (BISI)

Date: 27 Jun 2024

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

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for Research Assistant/ Associate in the Centre for Behavioural and Implementation Science Interventions, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The Centre for Behavioural and Implementation Science Interventions (BISI) is a research and education centre that aims to improve the health and well-being of the population by accelerating evidence-based practice through the use of behavioural and implementation sciences.


Appointments will be made on one year contract basis in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.


Purpose of the post

The Research Assistant/ Associate will be responsible to, and work closely with, the Principal Investigator (Professor Ayelet Gneezy) and study team members to ensure the successful execution of PI’s research agenda. The RA’s principal role will be to assist the PI in managing their research projects, perform research operations and administration duties and carry out various tasks such as recruitment, literature review, data collection, data entry and analysis.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Research Assistant / Associate will liaise with the relevant personnel in the healthcare system and university to smooth the process of recruitment and data collection and will be accountable to the Principle Investigator (PI). The RA will be able to:

  1. Assist the PI in managing and delivering their research projects;
  2. Work with senior members of the team to undertake the day to day running of the PI’s research projects;
  3. Conduct literature searches, using SPSS to enter data, and analyse data and maintain trial database, as well as assist in preparing 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. Assist PI in developing conference presentations and publications on the ongoing research work.
  6. Assist with any other duties of a similar nature that are delegated by the PI.


The applicant should:

  1. Have a first degree with good results or holds a Bachelors or Masters degree in related disciplines;
  2. be able to work independently and in a team, have an investigative nature, attention to detail;
  3. have knowledge of computer applications, e.g. SPSS, MS office, PowerPoint;
  4. have experience in the areas of behavioural sciences (e.g., consumer behaviour, beavioural economics, and JDM);

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Mr Tong Shao Chuen at


Formal application: Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of three (3) referees to this job portal.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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: No

Job requisition ID : 24676