Research Associate (Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Programme)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Mar 2024

3 Feb 2024
Job Information

Research Field

Biological sciences
Medical sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Established Researcher (R3)

Application Deadline

3 Mar 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

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:

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

    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

    Email: [email protected]

    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 : 22143

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