Lead Research Officer

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

The successful candidate will report to the Director, Center for Learning Evironment and Assessement Development (CoLEAD).  He/She will work with the different divisions as well as SIT Faculty on studying the effect on learning outcomes that result from the use of applied learning within the university and in the real-work environment, example, the Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP).
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
  • 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.
  • PhD or Master in Education or related field
  • Dynamic with strong interpersonal skills, writing and communication skills
  • Independent and experienced to initiate and lead research projects and manage research data
  • Experience in critical analysis, literature search and review
  • Strong in quantitative analysis
  • Ability to work effectively and conduct collaborative research as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, initiate and conduct quality research including publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Preferably experience in or familiarity with higher educational system in Singapore 
  • Preferably has research track record in higher education
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