Research Assistant for Alice Lee Center for Nursing Studies
The National University of Singapore for Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University of Singapore
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies (ALCNS)

Research Assistant

Appointment period: 1 year in the first instance, with a possibility of extension.

The appointee will assist the project leader in the project, “Evaluate the effectiveness and costeffectiveness of ‘Supportive Parenting App’, a mobile based application on parental and new-born
outcomes: A multi-centre randomized controlled trial”, and will be required to:
(1) oversee the general management of the project;
(2) undertake the day to day running of the project at the study site (such as recruitment,
provision of intervention, and data collection);
(3) provide administrative and secretarial support to the project, such as organizing regular
meetings to maintain regular communication with other members of the research team and
collaborate with the study sites;
(4) undertake the day to day running of the project at the study site, e.g. Collaborate with team
members at the study sites, recruitment, data collection at hospitals/participants’ homes;
(5) conduct literature searches, using SPSS to enter data, and analyze data and maintain trial
database, as well as assist in preparing both progress and final reports of the project;
(6) maintain the highest standard of professional conduct and record keeping in accordance
with policies and procedures; assist in preparing both progress and final reports of the
project; and
(7) work on other tasks as assigned.


The applicant should:
(a) have a PhD, Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in nursing/medicine/social work/education or
related disciplines or Advanced Diploma in Midwifery; preferably with some experience in
(b) experience working with new parents or babies will be preferred;
(c) be able to work independently and with a team, have an investigative nature and attention
to detail;
(d) have knowledge of computer applications (such as SPSS and MS Office); and
(e) have good communication skills with patients and colleagues, and fluency in English.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Preference
will be given to those with previous experience in project management and relevant research.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Shefaly Shorey, via telephone: +65 6601
1294, or e-mail:

Formal application:
Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a CV and full
contacts of 2 referees to:

Ms CAI Peixuan, Senior Executive
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Level 2, Clinical Research Centre, Block MD11,
10 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
Tel: +65 66012611 or E-mail:

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