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The Institute for Pedagogical Innovation, Research & Excellence (InsPIRE) invites applications for the position of Research Associate / Research Fellow.

Institute for Pedagogical Innovation, Research & Excellence (InsPIRE) is a collaborative entity within the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with a mission to unite various entities and foster a culture of excellence in teaching and learning.

InsPIRE is seeking a Research Associate / Fellow to work with NTU faculty staff in the development of simulations, 3D visualization (such as AR / VR) and computer games for education purposes, particularly for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. This is to augment to NTU's efforts in advancing the use of education technology in teaching and learning. The incumbent will also work with faculty staff to promote the use of EdTech tools, to develop and conduct education research studies, publications and other administration related to academic matters.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct surveillance of education technology, identifying those that can be used for education purposes, particularly for courses pertaining to disciplines in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
  • Work together with faculty and lead in the development of simulations / 3D visualization that can be incorporated pedagogically into STEM courses.
  • Development of computer simulations (using Matlab, Solidworks, SIMPHY, COMSOL etc) for education. The focus will be on simulations that can be distributed for student use.
  • Development of AR / VR / 360 video content for the purposes of teaching and learning
  • Development of educational computer games for the purposes of teaching and learning
  • Conduct simple studies on the effectiveness of technology on learning
  • Inform and work with faculty staff to promote the use of education technology
  • Develop prototype applications of simulations, AR/VR, gaming in courses that can be easily adapted for courses
  • Develop the workflow for the incorporation of new education technology into courses
  • Develop and conduct education research studies
  • Provide support in communications, publications and administration related to academic matters, including working with other departments such as the cybersecurity team, legal office in this area


Job Requirements:
  • Masters or PhD degree from a recognized university
  • Knowledge of education technology, simulation (such as Matlab, Solidworks, SIMPHY, COMSOL), AR/VR and education gaming tools (such as Unity)
  • Pedagogical knowledge of teaching and learning
  • Teaching experience in a tertiary institution
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Excellent team player with demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate initiative, adaptability and creative problem-solving
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU
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Research Associate / Fellow (Simulation, AR / VR and Gaming for Technology Enhanced Learning)
Singapore
a day ago
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Full-time