Postdoctoral Fellow, Research on Successful Ageing

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Jun 2021

  • Contract
  • Manager
  • PhD
  • Singapore | Closing On 20 Jun 2021


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Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • This position is for Centre for Research on Successful Ageing (ROSA).
  • Conceptualize and conduct advanced quantitative analyses, using both cross-sectional and longitudinal survey, epidemiological and other data.
  • Supervise and/or support longitudinal data collection efforts.
  • Draft and submit papers, as lead author or co-author, for publication in high impact scientific journals.
  • Develop and submit competitive grant applications.
  • Participate actively in Centre activities, including conferences, seminars and workshops.


  • PhD in a Sociology.
  • Minumum 2 years of relevant research experience (specialization in ageing research, medical sociology, family).
  • Demonstrated skills and expertise in advanced quantitative analyses.
  • At least 3 publications in top tier geriatrics and gerontology / epidemiology / public health / social science journals with at least 1 first authored publication.
  • A team player who can work in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Expected to author, as lead author or co-author, at least 4 publications per year for submission for publication in high impact scientific journals.

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