Research Fellow, Centre for Research on Successful Ageing

22 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

2-year contract 


  • 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


  • 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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