(1) Research Associate (Data Analyst)
The Centre for Ageing Research and Education (CARE) is an academic research centre based in Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore. Drawing on its interdisciplinary expertise and collaborations across medical, social, psychological, economic and environmental perspectives, CARE conducts research on the social and medical determinants of successful ageing, and actively engages with government and industry partners to identify needs and strategies to enhance the experience of ageing in Singapore. CARE is a vibrant work place with individuals from diverse academic and personal backgrounds and range of interests, and we value the energy, passion and thought leadership of promising scholars who desire to achieve health, social inclusion and a high quality of life for older adults in Singapore.
The selected candidate will work with other researchers at CARE on a number of projects, with the primary responsibilities including but not limited to:
- Conduct quantitative analysis of CARE’s survey data using Stata, SAS, or R.
- Write and edit research papers, policy and research briefs, and prepare presentations.
- Contribute to the development of grant applications and research proposals.
- Present research findings to academic and non-academic audiences.
- Support project management tasks, including questionnaire development, managing project documentation, preparing reports, and coordinating with survey research firms and other agencies.
- Assist with CARE’s other initiatives where required.
- Master’s Degree in Sociology, Economics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, or related field.
- Minimum two years of relevant work experience. Candidates with less years of work experience may be considered for a Research Assistant position.
- Prior experience in quantitative data analysis of individual-level data.
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Motivated and detail-oriented with the ability to work independently as well as with others in a multi-disciplinary setting.
- Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.