Research Assistant [LKCMedicine]

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine invites applications for:

Research Assistant (Computer Science / Digital Health) in the Centre for Population Health Sciences (Prof Josip Car)

The incumbent should have specialist skills in computer science or data science and be excited in driving new research directions to transform digital health applications.

The candidate should hold graduate qualifications or research experience in digital health with strong skills in quantitative data analysis using one of programming languages such as Python. He/she will work with the research team in the Centre for Population Health Sciences – World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Digital Health and Health Education.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of digital health software including client side and server side components

  • Work with external vendors in delivering digital health apps according to the predefined specifications

  • Manage and configure cloud instance and app store accounts

  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code

  • Assist with data collection and data analysis

  • Assist with conducting literature reviews

  • Assist with writing and editing reports and academic articles

  • Assist with project execution and schedule management

  • Assist with health education content development

  • Assist with testing and evaluating mobile-based health applications

  • Participate in research seminars and regular team meetings and discussions

  • Perform administrative duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related disciplines

  • Good programming skills (e.g., in Python) and aptitude

  • Familiarity with JavaScript or web technologies

  • Familiarity with server-side technologies (for example Node.js).

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3

  • Understanding of authentication and authorization mechanisms

  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs. desktop

  • Understanding of relational database management systems

  • Understanding of chatbots and AI/ML is a plus

  • Understanding of cloud deployment and cloud services is a plus

  • Experience with client interaction is a plus

  • Experience with using and embedding chatbots as part of software solutions is a plus

  • Creative, highly motivated, adaptable, meticulous and well organized

  • Able to work independently and collaborate effectively in a highly diverse, multi-cultural and interdisciplinary team

  • Able to execute research projects to meet professional standards in terms of quality, timeliness and research outputs

  • Fluent in written and spoken English with good communication skills

  • Willing to engage in deep learning in new areas

  • Fresh graduates are welcomed to apply

Hiring Institution: LKC

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .



Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine invites applications for:

Research Assistant (Computer Science / Digital Health) in the Centre for Population Health Sciences (Prof Josip Car)

The incumbent should have specialist skills in computer science or data science and be excited in driving new research directions to transform digital health applications.

The candidate should hold graduate qualifications or research experience in digital health with strong skills in quantitative data analysis using one of programming languages such as Python. He/she will work with the research team in the Centre for Population Health Sciences – World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Digital Health and Health Education.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of digital health software including client side and server side components

  • Work with external vendors in delivering digital health apps according to the predefined specifications

  • Manage and configure cloud instance and app store accounts

  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code

  • Assist with data collection and data analysis

  • Assist with conducting literature reviews

  • Assist with writing and editing reports and academic articles

  • Assist with project execution and schedule management

  • Assist with health education content development

  • Assist with testing and evaluating mobile-based health applications

  • Participate in research seminars and regular team meetings and discussions

  • Perform administrative duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related disciplines

  • Good programming skills (e.g., in Python) and aptitude

  • Familiarity with JavaScript or web technologies

  • Familiarity with server-side technologies (for example Node.js).

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3

  • Understanding of authentication and authorization mechanisms

  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs. desktop

  • Understanding of relational database management systems

  • Understanding of chatbots and AI/ML is a plus

  • Understanding of cloud deployment and cloud services is a plus

  • Experience with client interaction is a plus

  • Experience with using and embedding chatbots as part of software solutions is a plus

  • Creative, highly motivated, adaptable, meticulous and well organized

  • Able to work independently and collaborate effectively in a highly diverse, multi-cultural and interdisciplinary team

  • Able to execute research projects to meet professional standards in terms of quality, timeliness and research outputs

  • Fluent in written and spoken English with good communication skills

  • Willing to engage in deep learning in new areas

  • Fresh graduates are welcomed to apply

Hiring Institution: LKC

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .


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