NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant

5 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
14 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Aug 2020
Ref
R00000221
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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