Research Assistant, Pharmacy

29 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with A/Prof Doreen Tan on Designing Therapies Specially for You (DTSY) Research Program to oversee projects on Person-Centred Delivery Care Models and AI-related Digital Health Projects.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  • Own and be responsible for the successful delivery of projects, ensuring they are completed on time, meeting requirements and within allocated budget
  • Subject recruitment and follow up research visits with patients
  • Coordinate and work closely with PIs, potentially from multiple collaborator sites
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the clinical partners and academic stakeholders, through meeting management and creation of high-quality oral and written communications content
  • Set up and manage the ethics application, study investigator files and research databases for an ethics board approved study
  • Strategise and provide administrative support for multi-site research agreements and ethics board review 
  • Oversee submission of progress and final reports, and ensure proper closure of completed research projects
  • Provide grant processing support for claims and report submissions
  • Facilitate grant verification and variation submissions
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein 


Qualifications / Discipline:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline, preferably in Biomedical or Life Sciences


  • Strong administrative and project management skills, with ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Responsible and independent, with a strong sense of prioritisation, integrity and the ability to work in a team
  • Pioneering and innovative personalities are a plus


  • We are looking for a pioneer who can set up new and innovative practice models for the future of person-centred care.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Human Biomedical Research (HBR) and/or experience working in public hospitals / healthcare systems. 
  • Experience in leading teams and/project work will be advantageous.

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 presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department: Pharmacy
Job requisition ID: 15669

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