Senior/Research Fellow, LKCMedicine

27 Nov 2020
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27 Dec 2020
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Full Time

The Primary Care Research Network (pcRn) was launched in October 2017 as a new initiative to encourage and support high-quality research in family medicine for Singapore. It helps clinicians to develop their research skills, participate in collaborative research projects, develop their own research and contribute to strengthening evidence-based practice in the community. The pcRn aims to build research partnerships between academia and service personnel and increase awareness, knowledge and skills in research amongst primary care practitioners. 


  • Develop research questions into funded projects that generate evidence and impact on patient care, including protocol preparation, grant application, project leadership, data analysis, manuscript writing and dissemination protocol writing
  • Develop research projects and work with the research questions generated by clinician collaborators and members of the Primary Care Research Network (pcRn) and conduct project surgeries and workshops
  • Teach, supervise and mentor undergraduates, early career researchers and members of the pcRn including curriculum and course development, and delivery of teaching using blended methods of delivery
  • Organise Family Medicine departmental program of research seminars and workshops including program planning, invitations and scheduling, hosting guest lecturers and event evaluation

Skills and qualifications:

  • PhD qualification or equivalent in health services research or a related discipline (eg psychology, anthropology, public health, social science, statistics)
  • Experience in health services research, preferably in primary health care setting
  • Familiarity with the Singaporean health care system and the different organisational models for the delivery of primary care
  • Design and leadership of research projects using a range of methods (preferably experience of quantitative and qualitative methods)
  • Successful research activity evidenced by:
    • Peer reviewed grant income
    • Publication in national and international journals
  • Good IT skills (word processing, statistical analysis of large data sets, presentations)
  • Comfortable working with a range of organisations at the academic-service interface.

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