Research Associate (Office of Strategic Planning & Academic Quality)[NIE]

Research Associate (Office of Strategic Planning & Academic Quality)[NIE]

Nanyang Technological University
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
The (SPAQ) takes the lead in helping to promote a culture of continuous self-improvement and the adoption of best practices to aid institute-wide planning, decision-making and quality assurance. Through the gathering of evidence-based feedback from various stakeholders, trend analysis and academic reviews, SPAQ provides insights and analysis to aid leadership decisions as well as programmatic and pedagogical enhancements.
The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Associate on a 24-month contract at the Office of Strategic Planning & Academic Quality (SPAQ).
• A degree (with honours) in fields like statistics or applied mathematics, data analytics, physics or relevant subjects or at least 3 years of experience in applied mathematics, data collection and analysis, data analytics, or other quantitative disciplines
• At least 3 to 5 years’ relevant working experience, with a strong interest and track record in social science research and/or institutional analytics and/or organisational development
• Data visualization knowledge: Tableau
• Excellent conceptualising, analytical and writing skills
• Strong working knowledge of statistics, data analysis, and/or data analytics
• Experience with experimental design, sampling and analysis
• Strong capability in using SPSS for complex statistical analysis, such as multi-level regressions
• Innovative, strong analytical and algorithmic problem-solving skills
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Meticulous, with good organisational skills
• Strong team player with a pleasant disposition
• Values and attributes demonstrating integrity, professionalism, adaptability and willingness to go the extra mile
• A Master’s degree
• Academic qualifications or experience with data science and/or analytics
• Experience in survey administration
• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
• Experience working in a publicly-funded educational institution
• Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis
• Conduct trend research and analysis
• Conduct literature reviews
• Administer surveys to internal and external students and stakeholders
• Assist in the production of strategic planning research reports and presentations
• Prepare executive summaries of international and local news
• Manage research data and maintain research records
• Preparation of research reports including literature review to relevant stakeholders
• Manage research process and keep up-to-date research records and meetings
• Assist in ad-hoc and special assignments / corporate events as required
• Handle day-to-day project matters and other administrative details
Applicants (external and internal) will apply via Workday. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Closing Date
Closing date for advertisements will be set to 28 calendar days from date of posting.
Other Information
NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to the NIE campus. This is subject to availability of seats.Hiring Institution: NIE

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A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district. Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources. For more information, visit About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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