NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Behavioural and Implementation Science Interventions

Job Description

About BISI

The Centre for Behavioural and Implementation Science Interventions (BISI) is a new centre that aims to improve population health and well-being by accelerating evidence-based practice through the use of behavioural and implementation science.

The successful candidate is expected to provide assistance to the BISI Faculty in in i) delivering the research projects that the Centre’s research strategy has identified as key priorities, ii) contribute to the writing and applications for competitive grants, iii) leading/mentoring junior researchers within a collaborative research team, and iv) deliver teaching in behavioural and implementation science in both undergraduate and post-graduate settings.

Candidates with experience in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Implementation Science
  • Behavioural or Social Science applied to health and healthcare
  • Programme Evaluation
  • Health Services or Applied Health Research
  • Improvement Science
  • Health Economics
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology

Job Responsibilities

Undertake and provide expertise across a variety of research-related activities including but not limited to:

  • Design, planning and execution of research projects with behavioural and implementation science components;
  • Analysis and interpretation of research data;
  • Writing of research reports, peer-reviewed publications and grant applications;
  • Dissemination of research proposals and findings through presentations internally and externally at scientific meetings and conferences;
  • Working closely with the team lead, collaborators and cross-disciplinary research teams and support staff;
  • Mentoring junior research staff.

The role is primarily a research-orientated one, however the post-holder will be expected to deliver teaching in areas of their expertise within the Centre’s teaching curriculum in behavioural and implementation sciences.

Qualifications

Education:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline

Experience:

  • Experienced in leading independent research studies;
  • Track record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals commensurate with career stage;
  • Track record of publications/presentations in international or national scientific conferences.
  • Experienced with a variety of qualitative or mixed methods for study design, data management, analysis and reporting;
  • Experience in teaching;
  • Experience in quantitative research software (eg Stata, SPSS)
  • Experience in contributing to research grant proposals will be advantageous

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team;
  • Excellent in writing and presentation skills;
  • Excellent grantsmanship;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Ability to perform data analysis/ data visualisation;
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Ability to mentor junior research staff and students.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Dean's Office (Medicine)
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 6960

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