Research Assistant, Humanities and Social Sciences

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Tuesday, 14 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Part Time

A Research Assistant position is currently available in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in coordinating and running research projects
  • Work closely with collaborators and third party service providers in conducting research
  • Help with data collection for projects related to international politics in East Asia
  • Conduct and interpret quantitative and qualitative data analyses for projects and journal publications
  • Research and writing of short reports on specific developments, trends, patterns in the international politics of East Asia
  • Actively contribute to preparation of manuscript drafts for peer-reviewed journals

Job Requirements

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in humanities and social sciences related field
  • Extensive media experience as well as the subject interest (Islam in Indonesia and Malaysia)
  • Demonstrated experience in research writing through publications in Asian/Malaysian politics, screen writing, research and journalism (Writing samples must be provided)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Experience in quantitative data analysis using relevant statistical tools (e.g. SPSS, AMOS) will be preferred
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and willing to work independently in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Interest in Sino-US relations, international relations of Southeast Asia, and/or regional trade would be preferred

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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