Nanyang Technological University

Project Officer


The Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore is established under the collaboration between Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and National Healthcare Group (NHG).  It aims to be a world-class institute with focus on interdisciplinary research and innovation in rehabilitation science and technology for quality healthcare delivery. 

Project Title: Virtual Integrated Therapy for Active Living (VITAL) Health Box: A Monitoring and Motivating Companion to Reduce Frailty and Maintain Health for Older Adults


  • Conduct literature review on relevant research domain of ageing, frailty and therapies;
  • Perform social science research to test the proposed VITAL Health Box, including field studies such survey and experimental studies;
  • Perform quantitative research methods to collect and analyse relevant data;
  • Prepare progress reports, presentations, conference and journal papers, as well as other research related documents.



  • Bachelor or Master degree in gerontology, gerontechnology, psychology, or other related areas of social and behavioural sciences.
  • Rich skills and experience in quantitative research.
  • Good analytical skills and report writing skills
  • Self-motivated, adaptable and able to work independently and multi-task
  •  A good team player with effective communication skills and the ability to work closely with faculty, staff and external collaborator
  • Excellent spoken and written English


Application Procedure:

Please send your CV, list of publications, statement of research interests and names of three references at your earliest convenience to Prof Theng Yin Leng at

1 vacancy available. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: The position will be open until filled

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