Research Assistant

Job Req ID:  1495
Employee Category:  Research
Department:  SCI,MATH & Technology

The duration of this Research Assistant / Research Associate position is from 1 March 2024 to 28 Feb 2025 (with potential 6 months extension)

Job Description
We are currently seeking talented individuals with:
• Educational research interest in interdisciplinary studies, including but not limited to STEM education, engineering education
• Able to do literature review and summarize the main findings from the literature
• Good writing and graphics skill to produce clear description of hands-on activities and worksheet
• Preferably able to do qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis including
• Monitor project progress, draft the reports, and manage (e.g., data tools, curriculum exploration)
• Conduct Testing session in schools together with PI and co-PIs.
• Disseminate the outcomes of the research including in peer-reviewed academic publications of international standing or conference
• Assisting with educational research (e.g., STEM education) proposals preparations, as well as seeking and pursuing appropriate external funding in these areas
• Perform other tasks as required by the PI and co-PIs.

Job Requirements
To apply for this position, applicants should be:
• Proficient communication and writing skills in English, as well as digital graphics skill
• Preferably knowledgeable and familiar with secondary STEM education setting in Singapore
• Proficiency or understanding of at least two of the following education-related fields: (1) STEM education, (2) Design education, (2) pedagogy education, (3) psychology
• Knowledgeable in one of the following concepts: (1) curriculum theory & co-constructed lesson designs, (2) evidence-based research, (3) educational theories (e.g., social cognitive theory, pedagogical content knowledge), (4) assessment, and/or (5) teaching and learning methods (e.g., problem-based learning)
• Possess problem-solving abilities with creativity as well as strong attention to detail.
• Can work independently while still collaborating effectively within a team environment.

Diploma or degree holders in engineering degree or science education degree are encouraged to apply. Fresh graduates are welcome too.

If you believe that your skillset meets these requirements, please submit your resume along with any relevant portfolio or project samples demonstrating your capabilities to Dr. Lee Chee Huei ( We look forward to reviewing your application soon!