SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant, Office of Core Curriculum

Location
Singapore
Posted
Wednesday, 7 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 7 May 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Executive
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 07 May 2021

6-month contract

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • Support the faculty member’s research project by sourcing for data, compiling a detailed catalogue of these data, providing cross-references to contemporary writers and their works, and more importantly to conduct fieldwork which includes participant observation, the administration of surveys and conduct interviews.
  • Familiar with qualitative and quantitative research methods

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Social Sciences)
  • Language skills (English and Mandarin; essential for conducting interviews)
  • Familiarity with historical research.
  • Familiarity with Survey and Interview methods

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