The Office of Education Research (OER) of the National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore, encompass 5 priority research areas in:
- Cognitive, Emotional and Social Learning
- Learning Sciences & Innovations
- Schools, Leadership and System Studies
- Teacher Professionalism and Learning
- 21st Century Competencies and Motivation
Since 1 April 2008, the Office of Education Research (OER) has led efforts to spearhead programmes grounded in the principles of advancing research, development and innovation at NIE. OER is committed to providing the resources and support systems – through the governance, monitoring, quality assurance and dissemination of education research – that will produce high-quality education research with impact on policy and practice.
NIE’s research is guided by the Research and Development Framework – a policy-driven, evidence based framework that guides academic and research staff to improve the quality of teaching and learning in Singapore schools and to build on NIE's standing as a leading international research institution.
The Office is looking for Research Scientists to join their research efforts in 21st Century Competencies and motivation.
We are interested in candidates with expertise in educational psychology, social psychology, quantitative and qualitative methods, health psychology, and related areas. Candidates with appropriate qualifications and relevant research experience are encouraged to apply and successful candidates will work with a team of researchers with highly cited publications.
The Office provides Research Scientists with valuable research opportunities and the platform to enhance their global academic profile. The Office is dedicated to their interests by providing grant opportunities such as the Education Research Funding Programme (ERFP), a pool of research funds administered by the Office and supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore.