Research Assistant (Contract ending 30 Sep 2021), School of Social Sciences

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 15-Apr-2021
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Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

The Research Assistant will coordinate recruitment and test schedule and oversee data collection. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Research project design
  • Research protocol development
  • Literature review
  • Assist with IRB documents
  • Task implementation
  • Oversee research studies
  • Mentoring/training of undergraduate research assistants
  • Recruitment and coordination with partners and participating sites/individuals
  • Data collection
  • Data cleaning
  • Preliminary statistical analysis using SPSS
  • Manuscript and technical report preparation
  • Monitoring project budget
  • Maintenance of lab equipment and supplies


  • B.A. in Psychology
  • Strong research experience
  • Expertise in SPSS (preferably Mplus)
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population of participants (children, young adults, and seniors)
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, writing & organizational skills
  • Willing to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends as necessary to accommodate lab activities
  • Fluency in English, Mandarin, Teochew, Hokkien, and other dialects/ communicate with seniors.
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