Research Assistant (Psychological Studies Academic Group) [Learning Spaces Innovation Initiative Fund R063204003]

  • The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Assistant on a 3-month contract at the Psychological Studies Academic Group

    Project Title: Learning Spaces Innovation Initiative (LSI2)

    Project Introduction: The aim of the project is to conduct feasibility studies and to formulate the blueprint for a Learning Spaces Innovation Initiative at NIE to enhance design thinking, learners’ well-being, and the use of creative indoor or outdoor spaces for imaginative thinking.

    The research assistant will conduct an extensive literature research and systematic review of research articles in the areas of design thinking and creating spaces (both indoor and outdoor) for imaginative thinking. He/she will also draft conceptual papers/reports on design thinking and the use of creative spaces to enhance learners’ well-being and imaginative thinking.

  •  Essential

    • Possess a good degree in psychology
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in conducting literature review and writing proposals
    • Have good project management and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Ability to take initiative and to work flexibly, as part of a team, as well as independently with minimum supervision


    Preferred

    • Applicants with aspirations to pursue a career in psychology

    • Conducts literature research, systematic review and compilation of research articles in the areas of design thinking and creating spaces (both indoor and outdoor) for imaginative thinking
    • Manage research data and project documentations
    • Drafts conceptual papers/reports on design thinking and the use of creative spaces to enhance learners’ well-being and imaginative thinking
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Leader and Project Member
  • 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 Chua Bee Leng, Senior Lecturer
    Psychological Studies
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk
    Singapore 637616
    Tel: (65) 6790 3202
    Fax: (65) 6896 9410
    Email: beeleng.chua@nie.edu.sg


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

  • 23 January 2019
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