Singapore Eye Research Institute

Clinical Research Coordinator (OOB license required)

Job Category:  Allied Health Professional
Posting Date:  14 Jun 2024

Established in 1997, SERI is Singapore’s national research institute for ophthalmic and vision research. SERI’s mission is to conduct high-impact eye research that prevents blindness, low vision and major eye diseases common to Singaporeans and Asians. Over the last decade, SERI has conducted landmark research projects that have led to tangible outcomes, patient benefits, and success stories. It has paved the way for significant improvements in how eye diseases are treated and prevented, not just for Singaporeans or Asians, but on a global scale.


SERI has grown from a founding team of five in 1997 to a faculty of more than 238 staff, encompassing clinician scientists, scientists, research fellows, PhD students and support staff. This makes SERI one of the largest research institutes in Singapore, as well as the largest eye research institute in the Asia Pacific region. SERI has also over 230 adjunct faculties from various eye departments, biomedical institutes and tertiary centres in Singapore. SERI has published an impressive array of 4,504 scientific papers, and has secured external peer-reviewed competitive grants worth more than $360 million. As of August 2021, SERI’s faculty has been awarded with more than 755 national and international prizes and filed 145 patents.

Are you searching for an opportunity to apply/develop your skills and expertise? Joining the SERI family would provide you the chance to join a global team and learn alongside with one of the top and globally renowned researchers, as well as develop your knowledge and skills further in a friendly and team-oriented working environment!


For the role of a Associate/Clinical Research Coordinator, you will be working in the Research Clinic Platform at SERI, with the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee the planning, scheduling and carrying out of day-to-day clinical activities and procedures
  • Coordinate recruitment, study screening, follow up visits and study treatment of patient research subjects
  • Collect clinical data and patient-related data
  • Perform Subjective Refraction/ Imaging tests
  • Maintain Investigator Site File (ISF) and update screening log and enrolment logs
  • Serve as primary point of liaison and coordination between investigators, ancillary departments, research subjects, sponsoring organizations, and/or regulating bodies
  • Ensure all clinical activities are carried out and complied in accordance with established research protocols and standards
  • Must be able to work independently in a dynamic environment
  • Any ad-hoc duties as assigned by supervisor


Job Requirements

  • Qualification: Min. Diploma in Optometry, possess a registered license from Singapore's Optometrists and Opticians Board (OOB)
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience in clinical trials and training in GCP is an advantage
  • Skills: Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, meticulous, and diligent and keen to work in a multi-team setting. 
  • May be required travel to different public healthcare institution(s) for recruitment of research patients (depending on the nature of the research project)


Note: Eventual package offered will commensurate with qualifications and experience