Research Associate/Fellow (18-month contract), School of Accountancy

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 1-Sep-2020
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Masters / PhD

Job Description

  • Provide research assistance
  • Conduct literature review: Searching journals for existing research on related topics and providing summaries of the literature on these topics
  • Data collection: Interviewing practitioners, industry partners and faculty, preparation of surveys and collation of data from surveys, administration of experimental materials,preparation of interview and focus group discussion scripts, transcribing and collationof data from interviews and focus group discussion
  • Empirical analyses: Conduct data analyses using statistical software.
  • Compile information and write research reports


  • Masters/PhD degree. Accounting/analytics/education-related background will be a plus
  • Competency in conducting literature review
  • Competencies in multiple research methods including survey, interview, experiment andfocus group discussion
  • Ability to interview senior practitioners
  • Competency in the use of statistics in research
  • Ability in using statistical software (e.g. SPSS, SAS, Stat) for empirical analyse
  • Ability to transcribe and handle both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Ability to work independently, with attention to details
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills, with experience in managing research projects
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
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