(1) Management Assistant Officer

 

Job Description

 

The Health Services and Systems Research (HSSR) Programme in Duke-NUS is a centre of academic excellence for research and education on the organisation, funding and delivery of health services. The programme’s focus is on public health and clinical service innovation in an increasingly complex and connected world.

The candidate will act as a liaison between study participants and members of the research team and work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or his/her designate. The duties will include but not limited to the following: -

1. Fieldwork recruitment of study participants.
2. Ensure compliance with protocols and complete assessment.
3. Provide administrative and logistic support to study team.
4. Undertake any additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Job Requirements

 

Diploma in Geronotology, Health Sciences, Social Sciences or other related disciplines.
Minimum 2 years of work experience in healthcare and/or research environment.
Able to multi-task and have good time management skills.
Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Highly motivated and able to work independently in a multidisciplinary setting.
Able to converse in at least 2 national languages (English/Mandarin/Malay/Tamil) as the role involves interview of study participants.

We regret that 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.

If keen, please apply at this link



(2) Research Assistant

 

Job Description

 

The Health Services and Systems Research (HSSR) Programme in Duke-NUS is a centre of academic excellence for research and education on the organisation, funding and delivery of health services. The programme’s focus is on public health and clinical service innovation in an increasingly complex and connected world.

The candidate will act as a liaison between study participants and members of the research team and work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or his/her designate. The duties will include but not limited to the following: -

Perform tasks and support data collection and recruitment of the research project.
Screen and recruit study participants.
Obtain informed consent from study participants.
Ensure compliance with protocols and complete assessment.
Compile relevant study participants’ data and maintain proper documentation.
Undertake any additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Implementation Sciences, Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Sciences or other related disciplines.
Prior research experience in healthcare and/or research environment is preferred.
Have aptitude and potential in research excellence.
Able to multi-task and have good time management skills.
Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Highly motivated and able to work independently in a multidisciplinary setting.
Able to converse in at least 2 national languages (English/Mandarin/Malay/Tamil) as the role involves recruitment of study participants.
 
We regret that 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.

If keen, please apply at this link

(3) Research Fellow

 

Job Description


The Centre for Ageing Research and Education (CARE) is an academic research centre based in Duke-NUS Medical School. It aims to harness the potentials of population ageing geriatric medicine both in Singapore and the region through its interdisciplinary expertise and collaborations across medical, social, psychological, economics and environmental perspectives. 

In collaboration with ETH Zurich, the Singapore ETH Centre and the Singapore Eye Research Institute, Duke-NUS Medical School is a partner in the 5-year “Future Health Technologies” research programme supported by the National Research Foundation, Singapore. Within this, CARE will coordinate a research project that aims to develop novel, scalable, digital solutions for screening and assessing cognitive decline, risk of falling, and subsequent risk of fracture among older adults in Singapore. The project will involve conducting community-based and home-based surveys as well as clinic-based assessments of a representative sample of older adults coupled with a longitudinal follow-up of the surveyed older adults. 

The selected candidate will perform a variety of research activities which include planning, organising and conducting research studies within the overall scope of a research project under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or his/her designate, including but not limited to the following: -

1. Undertake quantitative research for the “Future Health Technologies” research programme.
2. Lead academic papers and presentations, and collaborate with an international team of researchers.
3. Participate in questionnaire development, submission and revision of institutional review board  applications, and supervise data collection for the project.
4. Contribute to grant applications and participate actively in CARE’s activities including seminars and workshops.
5. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described therein.

Job Requirements


  • PhD in Gerontology, Sociology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Economics or other disciplines, with experience in health research.
  • Research / clinical training or prior experience in the area of falls among older adults (such as epidemiology of falls, interventions to prevent falls) will be advantageous. 
  • Demonstrated skills and expertise in quantitative analysis. 
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A team player with strong organisational and interpersonal skills.

Interested applicants please fill up the online application form and attach a CV, a letter of interest, and names and contact information of 3 academic referees. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

We regret that only shortlisted applicants 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 presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.


If keen, please apply at this link