Research Assistant, Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Programme

6 days left

26 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The appointee will be part of the team conducting the ‘Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Programme’; assisting Principal Investigator and Co-investigator in the building and expanding of the current database for research on breast cancer and screening.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

The appointee will be required/trained to:

  • Adhere to compliance with Research Governance, Good Clinical Practice, Data Protection and Ethical Requirements.
  • Conduct research study in accordance to study protocol; e.g. patient screening and recruitment, conduct informed consent procedure, conduct structured interviews and update the team on site’s progress
  • Ensure timely and accurate transcription of information on source documents, paper case report forms (CRFs), or electronic CRFs
  • Biological specimen management; e.g. label and ensure biological specimens are delivered in accordance with conditions as specified in the protocol.


  • Data management; i.e. collection and extraction of research and clinical data, ensuring its accuracy and completeness. Appointee is expected to uphold the highest standard of confidentiality of sensitive data.
  • Manage project site filing and documentation
  • Assist Investigators’ with required site research administration; e.g. draft and review research agreements, liaison with research office for reporting.
  • Perform venepuncture (optional)
  • Other administrative duties, e.g. schedule meetings, minute writing, claim submission etc.


The applicant should:

  1. Preferably have passion in research and/or related experience. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
  2. Bachelor degree in relevant discipline
  3. Be able to work independently and in a team
  4. Have exceptional interpersonal skills and is comfortable interacting with breast cancer patients
  5. Preferably female due to the nature of the research topic
  6. Knowledge of MS office software

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Surgery
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 10326

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