Research Associate, Precision Medicine Health Economics

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10 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the following full-time position in the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health 


We are seeking a Research Associate to join a multi-disciplinary research team to conduct health economics and outcomes research work in particular in the area of predictive risk modelling.

The position provides the candidate a great opportunity to develop big data predictive analytic skills and work with international experts in respiratory medicine, health economics, industry and policy regulators. The job holder will be involved in research projects related to individualized predictive modelling, Bayesian network analysis, clinical utility analysis and economic evaluations of precision medicine. The job holder will be an integral part of several research projects with responsibilities including: systematic review, data analysis, and preparation of scientific papers. The job holder will work closely with Assistant Professor Chen Wenjia, as well as local, regional, and international experts in health economics and outcomes research, respiratory medicine and public health agency.

This full-time position is based at the Tahir Foundation Building at National University of Singapore. The position has a 1 year of contract in the first instance and could be extended.


  • Master degrees in statistics, applied math, applied economics or public health/epidemiology.
  • Very good statistical analytic skills in particular in predictive risk modelling and Bayesian statistics.
  • At least 2 years hands-on experiences in data management and analysis using standard software programs such R, Stata, python.
  • Very good written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.

Applicants should include a CV, 1-2 page cover letter, list of publications (if applicable), and the names and email details of 2 referees who may be contacted immediately if shortlisted.

Recruitment is open immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled.

For further enquiries, please contact Dr Chen Wenjia at

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Master degrees in statistics, applied math, applied economics or public health/epidemiology.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required.

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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