SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

Research Fellow, Centre for Research on Successful Ageing

Location
Singapore
Posted
22 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

2-year contract 

Operation

  • Contract
  • Middle Management
  • PhD
  • Singapore 
  • Closing On 19 Jul 2020

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • Conceptualize and conduct advanced quantitative analyses, using both cross-sectional and longitudinal survey, epidemiological and other data
  • Supervise and/or support longitudinal data collection efforts
  • Draft and submit papers, as lead author or co-author, for publication in high impact scientific journals
  • Develop and submit competitive grant applications
  • Participate actively in Centre activities, including conferences, seminars, and workshops

Qualifications

  • PhD in a Sociology, Epidemiology, Psychology, Economics, or Public Health with at least 2 years of relevant research experience
  • Demonstrated skills and expertise in advanced quantitative analyses
  • At least 3 publications in top tier geriatrics and gerontology / epidemiology / public health / social science journals, with at least 1 first authored publication
  • A team player who can work in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Expected to author, as lead author or co-author, at least 4 publications per year for submission for publication in high impact scientific journals

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