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NUHS Memory, Aging, & Cognition Centre:
Neurocognition Core Opportunity for a Research Fellow

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

To lead academic research on cognition in study cohorts, conduct data analysis and write scientific manuscripts and grant applications. To provide supervision to junior staff in academic and non-academic duties. Additional duties include administration and neuropsychological assessments.

Candidates will gain extensive training and exposure to research skills (study conduct / planning, data analysis, and scientific writing) as well as supervision skills.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Validate cognitive rating instruments in the Singaporean population.
  2. Provide cognitive rating services for clinical trials and collaborative projects.
  3. Work with investigators to develop culturally sensitive cognitive interventions, and thereafter provide interventions as a service for clinical trials.
  4. Provide neuropsychological and neurobehavioural assessments for mood, anxiety, stress, resilience, personality traits, behavior / habits, and emotional and social intelligence.
  5. Provide expertise to work with users on design of consent forms, case report forms and protocols.
  6. Provide training for Neurocognition core users (seminars, workshops and tutorials) and to train junior staff to provide rating services for clinical trials.
  7. Provide supervision to research assistants / research associates

JOB REQUIREMENTS

(A) EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Research Fellow--PhD in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, epidemiology or other relevant subjects; or MD with relevant experience in Geriatrics, Neurology or Psychiatry.
  2. Previous working experience in clinical/research settings administering neuropsychological assessments and clinical interviews;
  3. An excellent track record of scientific publications and achievements.
(B) LANGUAGE
  1. Fluency in English is mandatory;
  2. Fluency in Chinese (including dialects), Malay or Tamil will be an added advantage

CONTACT PERSON

A/Prof Christopher Chen
Director of MACC
Email address: phccclh@nus.edu.sg

Applications should reach us by 31 October 2017.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


NUHS Memory, Aging, & Cognition Centre:
Opportunity for a Research Assistant

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

To conduct neuropsychological assessments, and to assist in research procedures.

Candidates will gain training and exposure to research skills (running study, data collection, data analysis and communication skill).


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(A) SPECIFIC (80%)

  1. Conduct neuropsychological assessment and follow-up of patients and subjects for research purposes/clinic
  2. Assist in data entry and data analysis of research projects
  3. Obtaining additional or confirmatory clinical data by interviews with caregivers

(B) GENERAL (20%)

  1. The Research Assistant will carry out other duties as specified by their Reporting Officer.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

(A) EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  1. BSc, BA, BA (Psych) or relevant Background. Final year students are welcome to apply.

(B) LANGUAGE

  1. Able to speak English, Mandarin and/or Chinese dialects
  2. Fluency in Malay or Tamil are added advantage

CONTACT PERSONS

Connie Teo
Senior Assistant Manager
Email address: kee_ling_teo@nuhs.edu.sg

Applications should reach us by 20 October 2017.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.