Research Assistant

5 days left

14 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Nanyang Business School is seeking qualified, full-time individuals for the positions of Research Assistant to manage a stream of exciting and critical research projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Enter data and conduct statistical data analyses (e.g., regression, SEM).
  • Design small-scale survey or report website for research purpose, including front-end and back-end skills.
  • Manage database server, workstation and external website.
  • Organize, reformat and clean raw dataset based on given format then calculate variables for further analysis.
  • Perform Web crawling and scraping works for data collection.
  • Manage and organize participants for research studies and experiments.
  • Basic administrative duties.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimally Bachelor’s; Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Analytics or related disciplines.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience.
  • Solid and strong background in programming and data management, proficient in at least one programming language, such as Python, R, C, Java etc.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. Knowledge of Yii Framework will be an advantage.
  • Strong experiences in relational database, e.g., MySQL and basic knowledge in NoSQL database, e.g., Mongo DB.
  • In-depth experiences in Web crawling and scraping
  • Basic knowledge of Web management.
  • Preferably with some experience in data cleaning, processing, and visualization.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple project deadlines and can work independently with minimum supervision.
  • The ideal candidate should be someone who is interested in pursuing a research or academic career in the long term.
  • The commencing salary for the above posts will be commensurate with candidates’ qualifications and experience. 

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