Research Assistant - Singapur, Singapore - Nanyang Technological University

    Nanyang Technological University
    Nanyang Technological University Singapur, Singapore

    1 month ago

    nanyang technological university background
    Full time $30,000 - $50,000 per year Scientific
    Description

    The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Assistant on a 12-month contract at the .

    Project Title: Enhancing the epistemic power of multimodal explanations by incorporating quantitative data collected by sensor technologies.

    Project Introduction: Technological advancements, especially in smartphone sensor technologies, enhance scientific education in lower secondary schools by making abstract concepts tangible. This research investigates how these technologies foster students' conceptual and epistemic understanding through multimodal explanations. It aims to refine educational practices for integrating sensor technologies in scientific inquiry, strengthening students' ability to support explanations with quantitative data for better argumentation.

    Requirements:


    • Possessing a good Bachelor's degree, specialised in sciences or science education


    • Qualifications or work experience in science education would be preferred


    • Good communication, organisation, writing, proof-reading and research skills


    • Native or near-native proficiency in English


    • Proactive and able to work independently


    • Be a good team player

    Responsibilities:


    • Conduct a literature review to support research


    • Work on development of lessons and materials


    • Assist and work closely with the research team and partners


    • Collect, analyse and manage data


    • Write/prepare research reports, publications and presentation materials independently


    • Other research and project management tasks as assigned by the Principal Investigator (PI).

    Application

    Applicants (external and internal) will apply via Workday. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    Closing Date

    Closing date for advertisements will be set to 14 calendar days from date of posting.

    Hiring Institution: NIE