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Research Assistant (Communication/ Science Communication/ Psychology)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Mar. 11, 2024
Title Research Assistant (Communication/ Science Communication/ Psychology)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Communications/Journalism (all)

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is looking for a Research Assistant to join the research project, titled “ATTAIN*SG: Achieving public TrusT in AI in autoNomous vehicles in SinGapore”.


The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is a world-class full-fledged communication school in Singapore, with an international faculty and state-of-the-art research centers. We provide a wide range of opportunities for self-conducted, mentored, and collaborative research in a vibrant and supportive environment. More information can be found here:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature search

  • Assist in development and conceptualization of a survey

  • Assist in analysis of survey data

  • Contribute to research publications and presentations

  • Assist in writing progress report and final research report

  • Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research with the support of and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator

  • Organize a conference related to the theme of the project

  • Carry out administrative work associated with the program of research as necessary


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in fields including communication, psychology, sociology, or a social science related discipline

  • Prior experience in survey methodology for social science research

  • Good quantitative data management and analytical skills (e.g., being able to analyze data using SPSS, MPLUS, R, and/or Python)

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative and multi-cultural team environment

  • Team player in a project setting, also with ability to work independently in a multi-cultural team environment

  • Must demonstrate initiative and good interpersonal communication skills

  • Prior experience in autonomous vehicles research

  • Internationally recognized research track record as evidenced by journal publications and conference presentations


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