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Senior/Associate, Office of Research

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Grant/Research Management/Development


The candidate will support and assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Research:

  • Provide support to faculty in their applications to grant calls, and respond timely and appropriately to pre/post-award research related queries
  • Develop close rapport with the funding agencies locally and internationally
  • Work closely with management and faculty to operationalise and implement the University’s research strategy, grant operations and plans
  • Identify research benchmarks and indicators, manage databases and track faculty research achievements
  • Work closely with the relevant stakeholders, funding agencies, partners to advance SUTD’s research agenda
  • Administer the university’s research processes and ensure that they are in compliance with the university’s overall goals and policies as well as funding agencies’ research guidelines and policies
  • Prepare relevant reports and presentations for submission to funding agencies and management
  • Provide secretariat support to meetings organised by the Office of Research, and the University’s Academic Research Committee as required.


The candidate should ideally:

  • Have Bachelor’s degree in a scientific/technical discipline;
  • Have relevant experience in grant and/or project management;
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of Singapore’s R&D and funding landscape (e.g. NRF grants);
  • Be proficient in Microsoft word, excel and PowerPoint applications;
  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills;
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Able to take ownership of, and autonomously carry forward, key aspects of work related to the position; and
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task in a dynamic working environment and within tight deadlines.

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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