Research Assistant/Associate (Office of Education Research) [RS 5/16 DH]

  • The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Assistant/Associate on an 8-month contract at the Office of Education Research.

    Project Title:  Exploring the interplays between informal and formal learning: Case studies in the Singapore School Context

    Project Introduction: This project explores the relationships between the formal disciplinary and academic nature of student learning typical of local classrooms, and that of more informal settings in schools such as the co-curricular activities and niche programs. This study aims to make explicit how youths engage their productive formal-and-informal learning interplays with the view to helping teachers and parents to appreciate the multiple identity trajectories of their children and to see intrinsic value in these pursuits.

    • Masters and/or Bachelor’s degree 
    • Prior experience as a Research Assistant or equivalent
    • Preferably with teaching experience
    • Able to carry out literature review, write reports and academic papers
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills, and able to work in a team as well as communicate effectively with students, teachers and school leaders
    • Proactive and able to work independently
    • Conduct literature review 
    • Collect data 
    • Assist in data coding and analysis
    • Contribute towards academic publications, reports, presentations and dissemination of findings
    • Liaise with participating schools/teachers 
    • Perform other administrative tasks as assigned by the Principal Investigator
  • Applicants should complete and submit the following item/s:

    • Application form for Research Positions
    • Cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of this position
    • Supporting documents as stated on the job application form
    • Other documents to support your qualifications

    Please send your application to:
    Ms Eva Moo
    Office of Education Research 
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk
    Singapore 637616
    Tel: (65) 6219 6203

    **We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified**

  • 26 September 2017
  • NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to the NIE campus. This is subject to availability of seats.