Research Fellow
Duke-NUS Medical School
College Road, Singapore
4d ago

The Centre for Ageing Research and Education (CARE) is an academic research centre based in Duke-NUS Medical School. Drawing on its interdisciplinary expertise and collaborations across medical, social, psychological, economic and environmental perspectives, CARE conducts leading-

edge research on the social and medical determinants of successful ageing. CARE recognises the need for a consolidated, long-

term approach towards longevity and thus invests in educational programmes to build competencies in ageing research amongst research, policy and practice professionals.

CARE also actively engages with government and industry partners to identify needs and strategies to enhance the experience of ageing in Singapore.

Job Responsibilities

The selected candidate will provide expertise in conducting research activities at CARE to study Singapore’s older population, including but not limited to planning, conducting, analysing, and communicating quantitative research studies.

Conceptualize and conduct advanced quantitative analyses, using both cross-sectional and longitudinal survey / epidemiological 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 CARE activities, including conferences, seminars, and workshops.

Job Requirements

PhD in a Sociology, Epidemiology, Psychology, Economics, or Public Health with at least 2 years of relevant research experience.

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.

Interested applicants should submit their CV, Cover Letter, Writing Sample and 3 reference letters together with the online application.

Incomplete applications would not be considered.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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