TUMCREATE is a multidisciplinary research platform of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) at the Singapore Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE). We are joining forces with universities, public agencies, and industry for the advancement of future technologies.
Please visit www.tum-create.edu.sg for more information about TUMCREATE.
The LightSPAN Project, funded by the National Research Foundation of Singapore, will investigate how we can optimize light exposure to support health and well-being across the lifespan, with a specific focus on optimising light exposure in seniors.
Please visit www.lightspan.org for more information about the LightSPAN project.
Job Purpose/Objective of the Position:
As a Project Coordinator in the LightSPAN Project, you will play a pivotal role in the successful coordination and execution of a study on optimising light exposure in senior citizens. Your responsibilities will encompass coordinating various aspects of the trial, including recruitment efforts, participant contact, logistics planning, and participant remuneration. Your contributions will directly impact the progress of our research and contribute to the achievement of our project objectives. This is a 36-month contract.
Manage and oversee the execution of a clinical trial, ensuring adherence to protocols and timelines
Coordinate participant recruitment efforts, including advertising, screening, and enrollment processes
Serve as the primary point of contact for trial participants, addressing their questions, concerns, and providing necessary information
Coordinate visit logistics with trial participants, ensuring a smooth and comfortable experience throughout the trial
Manage participant remuneration processes and ensure accurate compensation
Work closely with the interdisciplinary LightSPAN team
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, including project management, administration, psychology, health sciences, public health or similar from a reputable university
Demonstrated experience (at least 36 months) in project management and use of project management tools
Demonstrated experience in a healthcare, hospital or clinical trial setting
Experience in conducting scientific research and clinical trials with human participants
Experience in front-line customer facing work
Excellent communication abilities in English, Chinese and local dialects
Highly motivated, detail-oriented, and capable of working independently
The LightSPAN project is a collaborative project led by Prof. Dr. Manuel Spitschan (TUMCREATE/TUM) and Asst. Prof. Raymond Najjar (NUS). The focus of the work performed as part of this position is a clinical trial investigating the use of cutting-edge behavioural digital-health interventions to promote healthy light exposure in ageing. We offer an interesting, exciting, and inclusive research environment with many international links and career development and further training opportunities.
What TUM CREATE offers you:
Competitive salary that commensurate with experience
Good amount of leave/vacation days
Vibrant, modern and positive working environment in Singapore
Campus-sited office location with a host of facilities
In-building perks including gym, game room and coffee room
Please send the following documents via email to TUMCREATE (email@example.com) with reference “LightSPAN-2023-004”:
Cover letter describing your education and scientific activities, as well as your strengths. Please also describe how you meet the requirements (or could at the start of the position), and what interests you in the position.
Curriculum vitae (max. two pages) including publication list (if applicable) andlinked ORCID and/or Google Scholar profile.