Research Assistant, Project Coordinator

10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

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

The Health Intervention and Policy Evaluation Research Centre (HIPER) ( at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH), NUS, is seeking to hire research staff with project management skills to support the following areas:

  • Own and be responsible for the successful delivery of projects, ensuring they are completed on time, meeting requirements and within allocated budget
  • Coordinate and work closely with research PIs from multiple sites across Singapore
  • Provide grant processing support for claims and report submissions
  • Facilitate grant verification and variation submissions
  • Strategize 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
  • 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
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein


  • Recognised degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong administrative and project management skills, with ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience or interest in behavioural and implementation science
  • Experience in Human Biomedical Research (HBR) and ethics review will be beneficial
  • Experience in research within restructured hospitals preferably within the NUHS cluster
  • Responsible and independent, with the ability to work in a team


  • Recognised degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience

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.

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