Research Assistant, Lee Kong Chian School of Business

  • Full Time | Contract
  • Executive
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Singapore | Closing On 04 Feb 2023


About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • Assist the Pl (Principal Investigator) and co-Pis to oversee all data collection / data cleaning / study-related logistical issue to research projects.
  • Recruit and schedule participants for the experiments in Singapore.
  • Conduct  field study in Singapore.
  • Arrange meetings with stakeholders.
  • Prepare the experimental stimuli designed by various professors.
  • Recruit and train new undergraduate student assistants, supervising undergraduate student assistants.
  • Cleaning of datasets, and other miscellaneous duties.
  • A big plus is if the RA has prior experience with basic programming (e.g., web-scraping for data from online marketplace) and lab/field-based data collection.
  • Will be required to work full-time. 


  • Bachelor degree (or higher) in related fields, such as Information Systems / Computer Science / Psychology / Marketing / Communications / Economics. 
  • Interest and understanding of behavioral science (in the management and social sciences);
  • Demonstrated experience or training in conducting research in management sciences, economics, and/or social sciences (causal and/or descriptive research);
  • Understanding of basics in experimental design;
  • Responsible, professional, and detail-oriented;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently;
  • Excellent written communication;
  • Fluency in English; Familiarity with basic data analyses/analytics is a plus (not required);
  • Familiarity with web-scraping (using any software or tool) is a plus (not required) .

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