Research Assistant (Ophthalmology)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Kent Ridge,

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for position of Research Assistant in the Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.  Appointments will be made on a 1 year contract basis in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.

Purpose of the post

The Research Assistant (RA) will be responsible to, and work closely with, the Principal Investigator and study team members to ensure the successful completion of the clinical trials and assigned research projects on time. The RA’s principal role will be to work in general practices such as recruitment, data collection, data entry and analysis.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Research Assistant will:

  • Working under the PI, he/she is responsible for conducting the study in accordance with HSA, DSRB and hospital regulations.
  • Support Research Manager in developing study budget, verifying procedure costs, monthly invoicing, account management, and regulatory paperwork.
  • Submitting regulatory documents to IRB and Sponsor
  • Provide the clinical study documentations and study team certification records to sponsors
  • Attending investigator meeting(s)
  • Preparing for study initiation
  • Obtaining study team signatures
  • Recruiting subjects
  • Screening and scheduling subjects

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure all research agreement and NDA if applicable are in order
  • Getting voluntary subject consent
  • Teaching subjects about protocol expectations for them
  • Performing study/protocol procedures in a detailed, accurate manner
  • Maintaining study files
  • Tracking and maintaining the study budget and payments, including invoicing the sponsor for completed work
  • Tracking subjects, avoiding lost-to-follow-up
  • Documenting an adverse event,
  • Processing and shipping lab work
  • Maintaining communication and correspondence (by telephone, email, fax, etc.) with subjects, sponsor, monitor and other site study personnel, including: IRB, DSRB, OSHE etc.
  • Support department events

  • The applicant should:

  • Have a first degree with good results; preferably with some experience in research;
  • Able to work independently and in a team, have an investigative nature, attention to detail; and
  • Have knowledge of computer applications, e.g. SPSS, MS office, PowerPoint.


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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Ophthalmology

Employee Referral Eligible: No

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