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Research Assistant (Child Developmental Psychology)
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The School of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Research Assistant.

The Baby-LINC Singapore Lab ( is looking for a talented Research Assistant to contribute toward research studies on child development and parent-child interactions. Projects include clinical studies on children of parents with mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as infants at-risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform participant recruitment, data collection and basic data analysis
  • Design and validate novel affective cognition tasks for infants. Data collected will include the simultaneous collection from parent and infant of multiple data streams including EEG, ECG, eye-tracking, motion tracking, video and audio data, whilst they are engaged in a variety of social interactive and cognitive tasks
  • Assist with data coding of video and audio data for behavioural analysis of parent-infant social interaction and synchrony
  • Assist with graduate and undergraduate research student projects
  • Provide other administrative and research support to the PI where necessary

Job Requirements:
  • A good Bachelor's degree (at least second-upper) in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Sciences or related Technical and Computational fields
  • Experience with human psychological data collection, working with children (particularly infants) and families
  • Efficient, organised and self-motivated with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A good team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with EEG and/or eye-tracking data collection
  • Experience working in mental health settings
  • Skills in programming and/or computational analysis of data
  • Interest in parent-child social interaction and the development of early cognition

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU
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