Research Associate/Research Fellow (Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group) [OER 12/17 NWL]

  • The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Associate/ Research Fellow on a 12-month contract at the Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group

    Project Title: Flipped Linear Algebra and Calculus for Pre-Service Teachers (FLACPT)

    Project Introduction: This project aims to develop a framework to guide the design of flipped learning in the mathematics classroom and contribute to theories about the flipped learning pedagogy.  In particular, it will investigate the roles of technology in the flipped model to support teaching and learning of mathematics, and examine the impacts of various flipped learning experiences on students’ conceptual understanding, engagement in and attitude towards learning.

  • The candidate should 

    • Have a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree or PhD 
    • Have at least 5 years of relevant experience in research
    • Have good communication and organization skills
    • Have strong interpersonal and writing skills
    • Be a good team-player
    • Be proactive and able to work independently 
    • Have good analytical skills
    • Have good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative software programmes 
    • Have good project management skills
    • Have excellent problem-solving skills
    • Manage the research project
    • Collect, collate, organize, code and analyse both qualitative and quantitative data using multiple instruments
    • Supervise transcribers in transcribing audio and video data
    • Summarise research related literature
    • Formulate appropriate research hypotheses
    • Adapt research instruments
    • Propose, design and implement appropriate research methodologies
    • Write research reports, publication and presentation materials independently
  • 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:

    Dr Ng Wee Leng 
    Principal Investigator
    Mathematics and Mathematics Education
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk
    Singapore 637616
    Tel: (65) 67903919
    Fax: (65) 68969417

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

  • 25 February 2018
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