Research Assistant (JOB-2019-0111717) / Research Associate (JOB-2019-0111724)

Research Assistant/Associate for Centre for Research and Development in Learning at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (CRADLE@NTU)


The Centre for Research and Development in Learning at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (CRADLE@NTU) seeks applications for the position of Research Assistant/Associate for a 1-year term. The Research Assistant/Associate will be an integral members of an inter-disciplinary research lab developing pedagogical innovations for university learning environments.


The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of research projects. This position requires task-orientation, excellent organizational skills, attention to details and accuracy, flexibility in responding to fluid situations, good interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work independently.


As a Research Assistant/Associate in CRADLE@NTU, you have opportunities to participate in cutting-edge educational research, including

  • Education neuroscience
  • Pedagogy
  • Computer-supported collaborative learning and informal learning
  • Methods of learning, instruction, and measurement



  • Manage research data and maintain research records
  • Inform study design and collect primary data
  • Conduct analysis of data and summarise research findings
  • Conduct literature reviews for publications and research briefings
  • Assist with preparing academic publications (e.g., journal, conference, book)
  • Contribute to the production of research reports
  • Contribute to the dissemination of research findings
  • Perform other tasks as required by the Principal Investigators




  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Psychology, Educational Neuroscience or related discipline
  • Good theoretical knowledge of research designs in general
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to work within given deadlines
  • Self-directed learner who effectively picks up relevant skills as needed



  • Good statistical knowledge and data analytic skills
  • Prior experience with social science research and/or user-centered design
  • Prior experience with academic publication processes
  • Good knowledge of Singaporean university structures and settings
  • Experience with IRB preparation and participant liaison skills.
  • Preference for working collaboratively in teams




  • Prior experience in conducting surveys, interviews, psychological testing, cognitive experiments, or neuroimaging studies
  • Good knowledge of adult learning and lifelong learning programmes in Singapore
  • Prior experience in working with children or older adults
  • Knowledge of and prior experience with non-invasive brain stimulation, neuroimaging and/or neurophysiological techniques (e.g., EEG/ERP, tDCS, fNIRS, fMRI) and data analysis



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