Research Assistant (Cancer and Public Health)

0-2 years
7 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Applications are invited for the following full-time position in the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at the National University of Singapore (NUS):

Research Assistant

We are looking for a full-time research assistant to support data analysis for various research projects on cancer and public health. The successful candidate will work closely with a team of epidemiologists, health economists and clinicians, and will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in analysing national health datasets to address issues related to cancer care and population health.

. Assist with the study design, literature review, and ethics approval
. Check data accuracy and completeness and conduct data cleaning, harmonization and linkage
. Analyse research data via basic and advanced statistical methods, according to the PI's research directions
. Develop data visualization and written reports for presentation and communicate research findings with internal and external stakeholders
. Prepare research reports/manuscripts


. a BSc in a quantitative discipline (statistics, mathematics, computational biology, data science)
. Strong skills in statistical and data analytics software (knowledge of R is essential)
. Meticulous, possess good interpersonal and organising skills
. Able to work independently as well as in a team
. Track record of scientific publication and leading projects is advantageous

Recruitment is open immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send the following documents during the job application:

1. Cover letter highlighting career goals and relevant experience

2. Curriculum Vitae, containing details of three named referees

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Department : Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 24878



The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a national research university in Queenstown, Singapore. Founded in 1905 as the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School, NUS has consistently been considered as being one of the top and most prestigious academic institutions in the world as well as in the Asia-Pacific itself. It plays a key role in the further development of modern technology and science, offering a global approach to education and research, with a focus on expertise and perspectives of Asia. In 2022, the QS World University Rankings ranked NUS 11th in the world and first in Asia.

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