NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant, Education, Linguistics, Psychology

Location
Singapore
Posted
Oct 05, 2020
End of advertisement period
Nov 04, 2020
Ref
R00001756
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NTU Main Campus, Singapore

The Centre for Research and Development in Learning at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (CRADLE@NTU) is seeking applications for a Research Assistant.

The Research Assistant will be an integral member of an inter-disciplinary research team developing pedagogical innovations for university and adult learning environments.

The current project will be investigating the pedagogical approaches in the acquisition of language for low-waged, low-skilled adult learners of English. Highly motivated individuals with interests in lifelong learning, pedagogy and language acquisition are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research analysis, prepare research reports
  • Contribute to the dissemination of research findings: conduct literature reviews, prepare academic publications (e.g., conference presentation, paper, book)
  • Liaise and work closely with stakeholders from external institutions
  • Manage project data and administrative matters
  • Perform other tasks as required by the Principal Investigator

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or above in Education, Linguistics, Psychology or related disciplines
  • Experience with quantitative/qualitative research methodologies and data analysis tools such as SPSS, NVivo
  • Excellent report/scientific writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to work within given deadlines
  • Good statistical knowledge and data analytic skills is preferred
  • Good knowledge of language acquisition, pedagogy/andragogy and lifelong learning is preferred
  • Preference for working collaboratively in teams is preferred
  • Prior experience in research and academic writing is preferred

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: LKC

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