Lead Research Officer

Location: SIT@Dover
Division: CoLEAD
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract

The successful applicant will lead a team of research assistants in conducting studies and publishing on SIT’s use of applied learning. Some of the studies in CoLEAD that have started include students’ learning journey from Freshmen to Graduation, effects of Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP), effects of learning space, students’ traits (e.g., resilience) and their relation to learning outcome.

Key Responsibilities
  • Literature search, review, summary and analysis on applied learning in higher education
  • Writing of research implications and policy papers and/or internal reports
  • Collation, organization and management of institutional data relating to learning outcomes
  • Work with staff from different division and faculty members for implementation and translation of research projects to different degree programmes
  • Write up grant and ethical review board application
  • Undertake administrative functions primarily connected with the area of research in this job
  • Coordinate roles of research assistants
  • Ensure that research is undertaken in conformity with ethical standards and with other research policies of the University
  • Publish in international refereed journals and other scholarly outlets, and communicate results in professional outlets
  • Other duties as assigned by reporting officers
Job Requirements
  • PhD or Master in Education or relevant field
  • Experience in critical analysis, literature search and review
  • Strong in quantitative analysis
  • Ability to work effectively and conduct collaborative research
  • Preferably has research track record in higher education

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