Research Assistant (Data Management - Medicine)

12 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

  • Develop and implement data management strategies and procedures.
  • Assisting PI with the collection, validation, and organization of data.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity through data validation and cleansing.
  • Design and maintain databases, data systems, and data entry processes.
  • Develop and enforce data management policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with research teams and collaborators to identify data requirements and ensure data availability.
  • Ensure compliance with data protection and privacy regulations.
  • Manage data storage and backup solutions to ensure data security and disaster recovery.
  • Train and support staff members in data management processes and tools.
  • Manage and maintain the Google Cloud Platform, and support the microbiome processing pipeline.


  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics).
  • Proven experience in data management or related roles.
  • Proficiency in database management systems and data analysis tools.
  • Strong knowledge of data quality control and assurance processes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle large datasets.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.

Applicants should send the following documents by email to

  1. Cover letter highlighting relevant experience and career goals
  2. Curriculum Vitae, containing details of three named referees
  3. A complete NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants (the form is available at NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants)

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department: Medicine
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 21642

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