The Centre for Research and Development in Learning at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (CRADLE@NTU) supports multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research across NTU devoted to transforming learning in higher education. Leveraging on knowledge and methods from education, psychology, organizational behavior, neuroscience, and technology design, CRADLE aims to develop and test theories to explain learning processes.
CRADLE seeks applications for the position of Research Fellow. Our current search is for candidate(s) interested in cognitive neuroscience of learning, and/or bridging findings from educational neuroscience to educational strategies. Suitable candidates will play a crucial role in developing and managing research projects conducted to contribute towards CRADLE’s research thrust of Science of Learning.
Research Fellows who possess an earned doctorate are invited to apply. Experience in teaching or conducting research related to education settings are preferred. The Research Fellow is expected to have good interpersonal skills and to have demonstrated record of excellent scientific writing skills. Independence in developing programmatic research is encouraged. Interested applicants are to submit 3 letters of recommendation from referees directly to CRADLE Director role-based email account: D-CRADLE@ntu.edu.sg.
Conducting independent research
Handling grant proposal documentation and associated administrative tasks
Conducting literature search and writing reviews
Supervising and leading team of researchers
Coordinating between and liaising with faculty from different disciplines
Some involvement with centre’s administrative duties
Doctorate (PhD) degree and publication record in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Education, Science of Learning or related fields
Experience with conducting behavioral experiments in neuropsychology or cognitive psychology
Experience with neuroimaging techniques (functional and diffusion MRI/EEG/fNIRS and/or TMS)
Experience in using graphical-user interfaced software e.g. Qualtrics, Google form
Experience with systematic reviews and meta-analysis
Experience in producing research reports
Experience in research administration
Knowledge and experience in social science research methodologies
Good statistical knowledge and skills, including familiarity with statistical analysis software such as R and SPSS.
Supervisory and leadership skills for teams
Person-oriented communication and coordination skills
Familiarity with image data analysis tools such as SPM, FSL, AFNI, Matlab, DSIstudio etc
Excellent command of the English language, as well as writing and communication skills