National Dental Centre of Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Assistant Director, Research

Job Category:  Administration
Posting Date:  12 Apr 2024


You will support the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Research & Education to oversee and implement the research programmes and initiatives of the National Dental Research Institute Singapore (NDRIS). Additionally, you will support the Academic Chair to oversee the academic initiatives under the Oral Health Academic Clinical Program (ORH ACP). You will be in-charge of managing research and academic support grants awarded to NDRIS and ORH ACP.


You will be responsible for research and academic strategic planning and implementation of the NDRIS’ and ORH ACP’s research and academic masterplans. You will be in charge of formulating and reviewing research and academic policies and procedures. You will be required to develop grant proposals and presentation decks for research and academic programmes and prepare cases for support to attract philanthropy funding. You will oversee the organisation of strategic initiatives, including planning strategic retreats, study trips and visits by key overseas delegations. You will facilitate partnerships with collaborators and industry players



  • PhD/ Masters in Science or other related field with minimum 10 years of relevant experience in research and academic administration
  • At least 6 years of supervisory experience will be preferred
  • Able to work independently and lead a team and function well in a team-based setting
  • Possess good leadership, interpersonal, communication, organizational, time-management, analytical, presentation deck development and writing skills
  • Highly motivated with strong ability to drive initiatives