Temporary Junior Research Assistant

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Kent Ridge,
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!


Job Description

CONTINGENT STAFF (TOBACCO AND BEHAVIOURAL RESEARCH)

We are seeking two full-time contingent staff with expertise and backgrounds in public health, behavioural science, quantitative and/or qualitative research methods. Our research is focused on understanding individual and socio-cultural contexts of tobacco use (and/or exposure to secondhand smoke), with the aim of developing effective intervention strategies to promote smoking cessation among Singapore adult smokers.

Job Description:
The specific duties for the post include:
• Reviewing the relevant literature review
• Conducting in-depth interviews and/or focus groups
• Data collection/analysis of qualitative and/or quantitative data
• Preparation of scientific publications and conference presentations

Requirements:
- Experience in qualitative research methods (e.g., in-depth interviews or focus groups) and/or quantitative methods
- Experience in and enthusiastic about understanding health behaviour and behaviour change
- Self-motivated with an ability to work independently

Applicants should send the following documents during the application:
a. Cover letter highlighting relevant experience and backgrounds
b. Brief statement of interest matching their skills and competencies to the requirements of the post
c. 2-page resume or curriculum vitae

Recruitment is open immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.
For further enquiries, please contact Dr. Lee Jeong Kyu at ephljk@nus.edu.sg.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Qualifications

- Bachelors or Master’s in health or social or behavioural sciences (e.g., public health, psychology, communication, sociology)



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