NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Assistant, Gerontology Research Program

6 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
31 May 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2021
Ref
3853044
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Gerontology Research Programme conducts multi-disciplinary research on a wide range of research topics on ageing and health, spanning the basic, clinical and behavioral sciences. We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of a Research Assistant.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support project management
  • Co-ordinate research work relating to geriatric nutrition
  • Conduct qualitative (focus group discussions, interviews) and quantitative research work
  • Collection of data and data entry
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator

Qualifications

  • A good degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, Psychology or related field. 
  • Fluency in English, Mandarin and at least one of the following local dialects: Cantonese, Hokkien, Teochew as the nature of the work involves communicating and interacting with elderly persons who often speak dialects.
  • Strong communication skills, especially with elderly persons.
  • Willingness to travel to various research sites/centres around the island.
  • Proficiency in qualitative data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Meticulous organisational skills.
  • Keen interest to pursue a career in research.

(We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.)

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Psychological Medicine
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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