NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Global Health

Location
Singapore
Posted
25 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2022
Ref
11248244
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

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

Global Health Research Fellow

The Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is recruiting a full-time experienced Research Fellow for the Leadership Institute for Global Health Transformation (LIGHT), which is part of the School’s initiatives under Global Health.

Job scope:

  • To work with the Director of LIGHT on collaborative and international research and practice projects (planning, writing, liaising with partners, other duties related to setting up and executing LIGHT’s projects)
  • To assist with preparation and writing of:
    • Policy briefs to aid government and other public health leaders in decision making
    • Manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
    • White papers
    • Research grants for submission to local and international grant funding bodies (i.e. NMRC, NIH, NIHR, etc.); proposals for other funders
    • Ethics submission documents for research projects, both local and international
    • Interval and final reports for research grants and ethics submissions.
  • To contribute to design of curricula for executive programmes and leadership development programmes
  • To supervise and mentor junior researchers and interns on research, data collection and writing for LIGHT projects
  • To support LIGHT-coordinated national and international advisory support to governments and international agencies
  • To perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein

Requirements:

  • PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. Public Health, Global Health, International Development, Business Administration, etc.), or equivalent
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills in English
  • Strong research skills and experience in global health/health systems/digital health/infectious diseases
  • Experience of supervising students/junior staff and able to lead a team of junior researchers
  • Experience of publishing in peer-reviewed international journals and in securing new funding opportunities
  • Experience of policy writing
  • Highly organized and able to work effectively under pressure, use independent judgement and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints
  • Able to work independently and to design and manage projects
  • Great interpersonal skills and able to work in a team
  • Able to work with and effectively manage multiple stakeholders, locally and internationally

The grade of appointment will be accorded based on candidate’s academic qualifications and years of relevant experience. Singaporeans/PRs preferred.

Applicants should send the following documents as part of their application:

  • Cover letter highlighting career goals and relevant experience
  • Curriculum Vitae, containing details of three named referees

For further enquiries, please contact Ms Elisa Coati at elisa.c@nus.edu.sg.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualifications

PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. Public Health, Global Health, International Development, Business Administration, etc.), or equivalent

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.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs