Research Assistant, Department of Medicine

01 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description Essential function

  • Create source documents for clinical trials/ study.
  • Establish, maintain accurate records of all clinical study documents.
  • Organize, distribute, track, file and archive all clinical study documentation including protocols, Consent forms, CRFs, clinical reports, product traceability and communications with ethics committee and clinical investigators (if any).
  • Track and assist with clinical study amendments and clinical study renewal.
  • Discuss study protocols with patients and verify the informed consent documentation. Informing participants about study objectives, and administering questionnaires.
  • Provide patient with written communication of their participation (i.e. copy of the signed informed consent).

Essential Function

  • Collect, process, and store blood/urine specimens at scheduled patient visits.
  • Complete and maintain case report forms as per guidelines and review them against the patient’s medical record for completeness and accuracy.
  • Collect supplies and ensure everything is accounted for such as lab kits, blood draw kits, ancillary supplies, and investigational medication.
  • Perform laboratory experiments, sample processing utilizing specific and prescribed techniques and equipment’s.
  • May perform routine logging and/or testing of samples.
  • Ensure the maintenance of safety records & equipment such as spill control kits, first aid kits, and eyewash facilities.

Other Duties

  • Participate in weekly research meetings Performs related laboratory maintenance such as maintaining and cleaning equipment’s and ordering supplies.
  • May process orders or invoices, or undertake other clerical and simple accounting duties under the direction of the Sn manager.
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties as assigned by the Sn manager and the Principal investigator


The applicant Must:

  • Only Singaporeans or PR.
  • Hold Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences/Life Sciences/Clinical Sciences/Medical technology, with at least 2 years of relevant professional experience performing the knowledge and tasks.
  • Hold CRC certification.
  • Independent, with strong emphasis on positive attitude and enthusiasm for science.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience

Please submit your application via email, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history and full contacts of 3 referees by 31 July 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Medicine
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 15765

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