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We are looking for a full-time research assistant to join our team for our new study, “Campus Sexual Misconduct in a Digital Age (CASMIDA): Perspectives from Singapore.

Full-Time Research Assistant

Anticipated job duration: June 1, 2022 to November 30, 2023 (18 months)

Responsibilities of a Research Assistant related to this project include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative duties and day-to-day management of the project
  • Scheduling team meetings and taking minutes
  • Managing expenditure and participant reimbursements
  • Communication with research participants
  • Overseeing the logistics of carrying out field research including recruiting research participants, scheduling and conducting interviews and online surveys, and analyzing and organizing data collected
  • Co-authoring research reports, publications, grant proposals, and other scholarly writing

As the project is affiliated with the Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster (GSRC) and the Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Research Assistant may be expected to participate in the life of the cluster and department, such as scholarly activities and research seminars relevant to the project.

The ideal candidate should: 

  • hold a bachelor’s degree in any field in the social sciences, including but not limited to: gender studies, media and communication studies, sociology, anthropology, and cultural studies. Degree must be obtained at the time of appointment. 
  • have a strong commitment to social justice and research interests in sexual violence issues in Singapore.
  • be well-versed in qualitative and quantitative research methods and analysis. Familiarity with or the willingness to learn digital research methods, such as web scraping, would be advantageous
  • have good writing, communication, and (time) management skills

As this is a full-time research position, the Research Assistant is expected to reside in Singapore during the two-year term, except for vacation and academic leave. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Singaporean citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin in January and will continue until the position is filled. 

A full application should consist of the following: 

  • statement of interest, highlighting the applicant’s interest in the project’s topic (up to 1,000 words)
  • full curriculum vitae, including the candidate’s academic history, relevant research experience (if any), and list of publications (if any)
  • one writing sample (up to 25 pages)
  • diversity statement (1-2 pages)
  • personal data consent form
  • scanned copies of educational transcripts
  • at least one confidential letter of recommendation to be submitted directly by the recommender(s) on AcademicJobsOnline

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

All application materials should be submitted electronically on AcademicJobsOnline: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20868