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Research Assistant (English Language and Literature Academic Group) [AFD 03/16 KNK]

  • The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Assistant on a 6-month contract at the English Language and Literature Academic Group.

    Project Title: Creating a Technology-rich Authentic Learning Environment (TALE)

    Project Introduction: The proposed project is a two-year translational study on technology-enhanced learning and its impact on creating educational effectiveness in secondary schools. 

    It is motivated primarily by the key findings of the principal investigator’s prior study that was set within the context of the state’s growing interest in providing students with broad and deep learning for life (Education Minister Heng Swee Keat, 2013) and is imperative to support the kind of learning environments for generating innovation and productiveness for the knowledge economy in the 21st century. 

    • A Bachelor’s degree
    • At least one year of work experience as a Research Assistant
    • Experience in education research
    • Excellent written, oral and analytical skills with an eye for detail
    • Good interpersonal skills, able to work in a team and communicate effectively with school students and teachers
    • Proactive and able to work independently
    • Coordinate the research project
    • Oversee and support operational work of the project, and ensure that data collection is in order
    • Literature review and prepare draft reports
    • Conduct data collection (E.g. focus group discussions and interviews with schools, teachers and students)
    • Perform data analyses (both quantitative and qualitative)
    • Support the Principal Investigator in all of the above and special projects
  • 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 Chiew Hong
    English Language and  Literature Academic Group
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk
    Singapore 637616
    Tel: (65) 6790 3586
    Fax: (65) 6896 9149
    Email: chiewhong.ng@nie.edu.sg

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

  • 29 May 2018
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