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Job Title: 
Assistant/ Associate Professor
Job Code: 
Job Responsibilities: 

The Duke-NUS HSSR Program is recruiting a faculty and Director of the Centre for Quantitative Medicine. HSSR is seeking a researcher whose prime interest involves at least one of the following three research areas:

  1. Data Science and Electronic Health Records
  2. Artificial Intelligence and Quantitative Medicine
  3. Population Health and Implementation Science

The ideal candidate enjoys working in a multidisciplinary environment, seeks to establish an innovative, pragmatic research agenda in Singapore and the region, and promote local capacity through mentoring and education in a highly supportive environment.  Opportunities exist for diverse collaborations with SingHealth and other national health care organizations as well as the Duke Global Health Institute.

This tenure-track/tenured position represents an outstanding opportunity to become a high impact investigator in Singapore.

Job Requirements: 

  • Appropriate PhD/medical degree.
  • Experience leading a team
  • Advanced research training, for example through an advanced methodological degree or a research fellowship
  • Generated own research agenda / established own research program.
  • Demonstrated ability to write grant proposals and maintain appropriate accountability.
  • A distinctive body of independent research.
  • Strong publication record.
  • Evidence in publication record of contributing productively to the work of others.
  • Combination of independent research and broad research collaboration, with clinical and policy partners in Singapore and elsewhere in Asia.

Personal Attribute Required

In this key role, personal attributes are equally important as the technical skills and include:

  • Leadership and administrative skills
  • Drive / enthusiasm
  • Ability to work comfortably at the interface between health content and methodology
  • Skilled in communicating complex ideas to non-technical colleagues and lay stakeholders

Faculty positions at Duke-NUS include full salary, start-up and on-going research funding, assuring a stable base of support that can be supplemented by competitive grant awards.

Interested applicants may email a copy of your resume and cover letter to Please also provide a summary of research accomplishments, outline of future plans and three letters of reference (directed to Associate Professor Marcus Ong) to

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Please note that recruitment will be done on a rolling basis as soon as a qualified applicant is identified.

About the Organization:

Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) is a strategic collaboration between Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina and the National University of Singapore. In conjunction with SingHealth, the largest national health care service cluster in Singapore, Duke-NUS is unique in bringing post-baccalaureate, research-intensive medical education to Asia.

The Health Services and Systems Research Program (HSSR) is one of the five Signature Research Programs at Duke-NUS. HSSR supports and conducts research that bridges theory and practice that advances the state of scientific theory and is sufficiently pragmatic to improve health care practice. HSSR’s mission is to: (1) pursue a comprehensive health services research portfolio, (2) apply innovative analytical approaches, and (3) influence clinical and public health policy locally and internationally. Given the unique position of Singapore geographically and culturally, the program provides an excellent base for research in comparative health systems and cross cultural studies of health care systems.

Expiry Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 23:00

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