Research Assistant, Data Analytics

23 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Research Assistant to join our team. The focus of our research is to develop better understanding of physical, socio-cultural, and political/economic environmental factors and the interplay between individuals and their environment to improve eating and activity behaviours.

Ongoing projects address three main areas:

  1. Examine environmental factors that influence food choice and physical activity in Singapore.
  2. Evaluate how the interaction of individuals with their environment affects their eating and physical activity behaviors using real time monitoring, including mobile technology and ecological momentary assessment methodology.
  3. Develop and evaluate dynamically tailored real-time interventions.

The position is available for a period of 1 year and can be extended.

Job description:

  • Conduct data management and analysis in the context of PANDA’s (PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND NUTRITION DETERMINANTS IN ASIA PROGRAMMEdigital health projects and their longitudinal wearable and app data
  • Coordination and administrative responsibilities related to the implementation of projects
  • Preparation of scientific publications and conference presentations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, and preferably with relevant experience
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical analysis
  • Programming skills
  • Well- organized and has an eye for details
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills

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: National University of Singapore
Department: Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

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