Research Assistant

7 days left

Thursday, 8 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 7 August 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The Research Assistant will be central in implementing the different stages of a two year research project. The Research Assistant should fulfil specific areas of responsibilities listed below and any other possible areas that may arise in project implementation: 

  • Setting up and managing project specifics 
  • Managing two student assistants  
  • Collecting and collating of data (primarily scripts) at various stages of the project – online and in class 
  • Setting up of e-platforms and procedures for the collection of data 
  • Preparing data for analysis 
  • Helping with the administration of the rater validation process 
  • Cleaning and tagging of scripts using a selected tagging software (upon training).  
  • Using selected language analysis software  
  • Running selected SPSS statistical analyses  
  • Setting up and conducting relevant interview and focus group discussions 
  • Transcribing focus group discussion data 
  • Facilitating other administrative processes related to the project 
  • Attending workshop sessions on rating of scripts 
  • Grading of scripts  
  • Preparation of paper work for IRB application 
  • Providing support for the writing up of progress reports and end of project report and related publications arising from the project 
  • Managing project administration of finances 


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and SPSS

More Information

Interested applicants are invited to submit an application with the following list of documents as ONE single file:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume with your expected salary and notice period indicated
  3. Copies of education qualifications

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified via email.

This advertisement will be removed when the position is filled.

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Ctr for English Language Communication
Department : Ctr for English Language Communication
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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