NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Associate / Project Officer in Education or Psychology

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
02 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate / Project Officer in Education or Psychology

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS), together with the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Singapore, are currently running a study on the impact of different teaching approaches on student learning.

This Project Officer position will be based in SBS (http://www.thibaultlab.com/). By joining our team, you will develop the necessary skills in both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. These skills will be relevant for those who are interested in pursuing graduate studies, especially in the social sciences.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate data collection during the in-class studies
  • Assist the Principal Investigators (PIs) in data analysis using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. The methods include student surveys, classroom observation, and student focus group discussions
  • Communicate research findings orally and in writing.

Inquisitive:

  • Master or Bachelor in Education or Psychology preferred; other fields will be considered
  • Excellent communication skills required to interact with students for interviews
  • Experience with using quantitative data analysis tools such as SPSS, R and qualitative analysis tools such as NVivo is preferred
  • Excellent organization skills required to coordinate the data collection
  • Inquisitive, pro-active, independent, team player with a positive learning attitude

To apply, please send your detailed CV and at least two academic referees to Dr Guillaume Thibault at thibault@ntu.edu.sg.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.