Trainee, Research Assistant, Linguistics, Computational and Information Technology

21 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time


Programme Summary

In conjunction with Workforce Singapore, NTU offer traineeships to support the SGUnited Traineeships Programme. ​ ​The Traineeships are part of NTU's efforts to create relevant and meaningful traineeship opportunities for our nation’s new graduates entering the workforce during this difficult time.

About the School of Humanities

The School of Humanities in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, was established in 2017 and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in Chinese, English, History, Linguistics & Multilingual Studies and Philosophy. It also offers the Minor in Creative Writing, which is unique only to NTU in Singapore.

A dynamic hub of research excellence in the humanities supported by a world-class faculty, the School of Humanities provides a rigorous and holistic education to develop students into well-rounded individuals who are able to think critically and articulate their ideas clearly and confidently.

Job Descriptions:

  • Review and evaluate online teaching tools and protocol
  • Data management of existing students projects and reports
  • Making data created by corpus linguistics projects and research more readily available
  • Stock-checking of existing equipment for linguistics research and to compose user-friendly manuals for easy reference for end-users
  • To source and identify an electronic based system for lab and equipment management. Test and calibrate the system with end-users. Write-up of logistics and user guidelines for the system.
  • Assisting end-users for bookings of equipment, rooms and troubleshoot
  • Develop on-line crash courses and manuals for tools essential for undergraduate projects, e.g. R, SPSS, Presentation software such as Eprime


  • Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics or relevant field
  • Basic understanding of data management
  • Knowledge and experience in handling linguistics corpora
  • Some programming experience (Python, SQL, R)
  • Knowledge and experience handling technical aspects in research labs
  • Knowledge and experience troubleshooting online apps and softwares for research labs

Hiring Institution: NTU

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