18 Sep

Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy in National Institute Education

Position
Research Assistant
Company
National Institute Education
Location
Opening
18 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

National Institute Education urgently required following position for Research Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy in National Institute Education Jobs Details:

Overview

The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Assistant on a 24-month contract at the Office of Education Research .

Project Title : Optimising pre-schoolers’ working memory and numerical processing capabilities

Project Introduction : This longitudinal study seeks to examine the role of working memory and mathematical abilities in pre-schoolers through the collection of both behavioural and neuroimaging data across multiple study visits.

Requirements

Essential

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Psychology or related disciplines
  • Interest in education research, particularly in educational neuroscience
  • Keen interest and/or prior experience in working with pre-schoolers (i.e. 4-6 year olds)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and basic computer skills in programs such as Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, ability to take initiative and to work flexibly, as part of a team, as well as independently with minimum supervision
Preferred

  • Experience in paediatric neuroimaging (i.e. MRI) data collection
  • Able to work and communicate with people of different age and ethnic groups.
  • Ability to use statistical analyses software (i.e. SPSS and/or R) and neuroimaging analyses software (i.e. SPM and/or Brain Voyager)
Responsibilities

  • Collect research data (behavioural and neuroimaging) in various settings
  • Conduct observations and interviews with parents
  • Manage research data and project documentations
  • Contribute to data analysis and production of research reports including literature reviews
  • Liaise with research participants and other researchers involved in the project
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Principal Investigators (PIs)/Co-PIs / Research Fellows
Application

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 Rebecca Bull

Principal Investigator

Centre for Research in Child Development (CRCD)

Office of Education Research

National Institute of Singapore

1 Nanyang Walk Singapore 637616

Email: rebecca.bull@nie.edu.sg

and

Dr Kwok Fu Yu

Research Fellow

Centre for Research in Child Development (CRCD)

Office of Education Research

National Institute of Education

1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616

Email: fuyu.kwok@nie.edu.sg

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


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