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Temporary Junior Research Assistant, Dept Microbiology & Immunology

Date: 03-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The candidate will be expected to be able to support educational research of Educator-track staff in the Department through:
•Surveying the literature on research topics
•Writing and applying for grants and ethical permits
•Data collection, processing, and analysis social research (qualitative and quantitative)
•Writing and presenting the study findings in peer-reviewed journals and conferences
•Be friendly to work with and highly self-motivated
•It is possible for the candidate to use the research experience in this role to fulfill part of the requirements of a part-time postgraduate degree (eg Masters in Education, Psychology, Social Sciences, etc) but this should be discussed openly during the interview
•While the deliverables will be articulated by the supervising faculty, this role is flexible in location and timing, with WFH-as default. However, presence on-site may be required for data collection purposes and reporting. 


•Honors, Masters or PhD in a relevant field (science, social sciences, humanities, communications, business etc)
•Must have had some experience in qualitative or quantitative social science or educational research (final year projects, graduate research etc)
•Track record of independent research and publication is highly advantageous
•Should be proficient in using basic statistical features of SPSS, R, Graphpad, excel etc.
•Specific knowledge of microbiology/life sciences/biology/teaching is NOT essential

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Microbiology And Immunology

Employee Referral Eligible: No

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where an on-campus presence is required. 
With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform you that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS.