Research Assistant, Department of Management and Organisation

20 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the following full-time position:

Research Assistant

Professor Vivien Lim at the Department of Management and Organisation in NUS Business School is hiring a full-time Research Assistant (RA) for a term of approximately 24 months to assist with her research projects.

Job Responsibilities

We would like to invite graduates/ graduating students in psychology, social sciences, or other related fields (with Honours) to apply for this full-time Research Assistant position. If you are a Ph.D. student, please do not apply.

 Interested applicants with strong quantitative skills and prior research experiences are encouraged to apply for this position.  

The specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist and lead research projects (some topics include work and well-being, technology and work, ageing)
  • Recruit and coordinate with participants on project interviews/ surveys
  • Conduct literature review
  • Conduct face-to-face interviews and administer surveys on study participants
  • Collect, compile and analyse data at various stages of the study
  • Attend and contribute to research project meetings and discussions
  • Support research design
  • Draft research papers, reviews and reports


  1. Preferably (though not necessarily) has experience in research work/ Honors thesis;
  2. Ability to write well and has good communication skills
  3. Is diligent, reliable with a professional attitude towards work
  4. Independent, self-starter with initiative and commitment
  5. Is able to manage data & conduct analysis using statistical software such as SPSS, and MPlus or similar softwares
  6. Graduate/ graduating student. An undergraduate degree in psychology, social sciences, or other related fields.
  7. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to pursue Ph.D. studies

More Information

Appointments will be on a term of approximately 24 months, and renewable when necessary. Remuneration is on a monthly basis. Salary will commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications, track record, potential, experience.

Contact list for further enquiries

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, grade transcripts (A-Level & University), 1-2 page write-up (personal statement) about yourself, referees’ letters (academic referees) and any supporting documents to Professor Vivien Lim (; Tel: 65167858. Please label your email with subject: “Full-Time Research Assistant”.

Should you be shortlisted, you will be contacted directly for an interview. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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