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Research Assistant (Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Programme)

Closing date
3 Mar 2024

Job Description

The appointee will be part of the team conducting the ‘Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Programme’ under Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; assisting Principal Investigator, Co-investigator and Program Manager in the building and expanding of the current database for research on breast cancer and screening.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

The appointee will be required/trained to:

  • Adhere to compliance with Research Governance, Good Clinical Practice, Data Protection and Ethical Requirements
  • Data management; i.e. collection and extraction of research data, ensuring its accuracy and completeness. Appointee is expected to uphold the highest standard of confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Conducting data analysis
  • Required to do report writing, presentations, and publication of results and findings in peer-reviewed journals
  • Contribute to development and writing of research grant proposals
  • Conduct research study in accordance to study protocol; e.g. plan and manage project schedule
  • Assist Investigators’ with required site research administration; e.g. draft and review research agreements, liaison with research office for reporting, liaison with collaborators and external vendors to for logistical planning
  • Other ad hoc administrative duties, e.g. schedule meetings, minute writing, procurement of research-related items, claim submission etc.


The applicant should:

  1. Bachelor's degree in biomedical science, bioinformatics, statistics, data science or a related field
  2. Strong in analytical skills. Preferably proficient in statistical software such as SPSS and/or R
  3. Be able to work independently and in a team
  4. Have exceptional interpersonal, written and communication skills
  5. Good organisation and administrative skills


Recruitment is open immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a brief statement of interest, CV, three named references, NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants and other supporting documents to with email subject (Research Assistant/Associate):


Miss Khaliesah Riza

Department of Surgery

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University of Singapore

NUHS Tower Block

1E Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119228


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Surgery
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 22142

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