Research Associate, Data Analyst
Social Service Research Centre (SSR) at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore (NUS), would like to invite suitable candidates to apply for a full‐time position as Data Analyst. The appointment will be for a period of 2 years at the first instance, with the possibility of renewal.
Since April 2015, SSR has been creating change through impactful social service research and capability development. We are dedicated to promote and test social innovations and help evolve a new social service infrastructure for Singapore's next phase of social development. As the only entity dedicated to research on social interventions in Singapore, SSR is the focal point of rigorous applied research, working in tandem with social service leaders in government, civil society, and private philanthropic institutions to critic, test-bed and facilitate large-scale, community-based service innovations through a variety of methods including programme evaluation and social analytics.
The data analyst will provide the statistical analysis of the research project “In-Work Poverty and the Challenges of Getting By among the Young”, as well as support other parts of the project. He/she will also be expected to support other activities in the centre. Examples include training, seminars, project management and publications.
The candidate should possess the following:
- Masters in relevant discipline (e.g. statistics, economics, psychology) with advanced training in statistical analysis and relevant work experience (Bachelor Degree holders with strong statistical background might be considered)
- Possess strong analytical skills
- Responsible and meticulous
- Independent and self-motivated team-player
- Good written and spoken communication skill
Interested applicants should include the following documents in their application:
- Cover letter and Resume (outlining your interest, qualifications, expected salary and publications if any)
- A writing sample (Published paper, thesis or research article)
- Copies of degree scrolls and transcript of grades
- Recommendation letters from 3 referees