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Post-doctoral fellow/ Assistant/Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

The Health Education and Promotion Domain in the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH), National University of Singapore is recruiting full-time post-doctoral fellows, Assistant and Associate Professors. For Assistant and Associate Professor, the appointment is under the Tenure Track (i.e. appointee is given a term contract in the first instance with a view to a tenured appointment in the longer term). Post-doctoral fellows will be offered a term contract.

The research focus of the Health Education and Promotion Domain within SSHSPH is to design, implement and evaluate interventions to promote health and well-being of the community. We are looking for candidates engaged in research on behavioral and community interventions related to one or more of these areas:

  1. effectiveness, sustainability and implementation at scale of community, home-based, worksite and social marketing interventions,
  2. prevention and control of infectious diseases such as influenza and STIs, and chronic diseases such as diabetes, and,
  3. improving acceptance and use of health technologies such as health information technology.

Experience in conducting qualitative research, formative research and process evaluations and application of theory and research findings to the design of public health programs and interventions, are advantageous.

Required qualifications are:

  1. an earned doctoral degree in a social science discipline (e.g., Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology), or Public Health;
  2. ability to generate and maintain an independent stream of research funding;
  3. experience in multidisciplinary research;
  4. experience in working with culturally diverse populations;
  5. three or more years experience in public health research or practice;
  6. first author publications in international peer-reviewed journals; and
  7. evidence of ability to teach core courses in public health, such as, theories of health behavior, field research methods, program planning and epidemiology.

Responsibilities include: establishing an independent research agenda through extramural funding; developing a collaborative, multidisciplinary research; creating curricula and teaching; advising in a graduate program, and providing service to the community and field of public health.

Applicants should send a statement of interest, curriculum vitae and names of three references to Ms Sharon Wee, Assistant Manager at sharon_wee@nuhs.edu.sg. Learn more about the School at www.sph.nus.edu.sg.