Research Associate (Centre for Trusted Internet & Community)

Date: 28 Mar 2024

Location: SPECIALTY RESEARCH INST/CTRS, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore Centre for Trusted Internet and Community (CTIC) is dedicated to the inter-disciplinary study of the Internet and its implications on the society of the future. The first-of-its-kind centre will integrate social and behavioural science research, digital technologies, data-driven approaches, and policy studies to holistically examine the Internet and its societal impact including topics such as the future of privacy, freedom of expression, misinformation and disinformation, as well as maintaining social security and stability.
   
This is an exciting opportunity to join NUS Centre for Trusted Internet & Community as a Research Associate, details are as follows:

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable full-time Research Associate to work on a project about assessing the impact of digital information resilience, funded by the Ministry of Education AcRF Tier 3 grant. The contract is renewable up to 3 years.
   
The successful candidate will assist the funded research project entitled “Digital Information Resilience: Restoring Trust and Nudging Behaviours in Digitalisation”. The candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team of scholars based in Singapore to advance research and knowledge on digital information resilience. The project aims to identify and measure digital information resilience for digital readiness, inclusion and safety based on an original indicator framework.
   
 The successful candidate will assist to develop new indicators for measuring digital information resilience. They will conduct interviews, facilitate focus groups, develop and implement surveys, and code the data-sets using qualitative and quantitative research methods. They will also be required to support project management, research admin and deliverables such as reports/journal articles, workshops and webinars.

Qualifications

  • At least a PhD or Masters degree or equivalent in the Social Sciences/Humanities, and demonstrated research experience in communications and media studies, including digital media policy and regulation.
  • An interest and knowledge in digital wellbeing, information resilience, digital inequality/divide, and new media will be a bonus.
  • Good project management, communications management, data administration skills, and an aptitude for working in an interdisciplinary team environment;
  • Research experience in qualitative research (e.g., interview, focus groups) desirable;
  • Strong research skills and experience in using (or willingness to learn) qualitative data analysis software (NVivo);
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English, and the ability to write for a variety of audiences;
  • Strong ability to perform editing work on manuscripts;
  • Organizational skills for workshops and webinars;
  • Ability to create and maintain a project website and social media.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: NUS Centre for Trusted Internet & Community

Department : NUS Centre for Trusted Internet & Community

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 23944