Research Associate / Researcher, Link Center for Palliative Care job with NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

job description

The Lien Center for Palliative Care (LCPC) at Duke-NUS Medical School aims to be the premier center for palliative care research and education in the region. With the generous support of the Lien Foundation, strategic collaborations with the National Cancer Center Singapore, and the broader SingHealth Institutes within the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Center, LCPC is poised for significant growth in the years to come. to come.

LCPC is seeking a Research Associate/Researcher with skills in project management and qualitative data collection and analysis to support the following areas:

  • Oversee operations of a multi-center project, including IRB submissions and renewals, protocol initiation, and on-site trainings and meetings.
  • Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in developing survey questionnaires and data collection protocols.
  • Develop subject recruitment strategies, identify barriers to enrollment and implement appropriate interventions.
  • Assist PI with budget revisions, timelines and progress reports for funders.
  • Communicate with all members of the research team to ensure projects run smoothly and to troubleshoot as needed.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the PI and other team members.
  • Conduct qualitative face-to-face interviews with survey participants and analyze the data.
  • Work with PI on journal publications using collected data.
  • Perform other ancillary related tasks to the study.

Job requirements

  • PhD or Masters in a relevant field. Doctoral candidates will be considered for the position of researcher while candidates for the master’s will be considered for the position of research associate.
  • Good knowledge, skills and demonstrated expertise in supporting various research activities.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • A strong team player with the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates are notified.

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