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 & Innovation
- Schools, Leadership and System Studies
- Teacher Professionalism and Learning
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. CRPP aims to conduct rigorous, relevant multidisciplinary research and development that inform policy, pedagogy and practice in Singapore and internationally. With a strong focus on advancing knowledge in the 5 priority areas above, CRPP provides researchers with valuable research opportunities and platforms to enhance their global academic profile.
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 Learning Sciences & Innovation Office is looking for Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist to join their research efforts.
We are interested in candidates with expertise in student-generated designs, game-based learning, mobile learning, embodied cognition, educational neuroscience, learning analytics and artificial intelligence in education. Interdisciplinary interests, epistemological and methodological perspectives expertise are also valued.
Candidates with appropriate qualifications and relevant research experience are encouraged to apply and successful candidates will work with a team of faculty and researchers to methodically develop and examine a wide range of designs for learning and teaching in real ecologies, both in and out of Singapore schools.
The Office provides Research Scientists and Senior 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.