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Research Fellow (Media and Communication/Psychology)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted May 6, 2024
Title Research Fellow (Media and 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
  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Professional Staff
  • Communications/Journalism (all)
    Social Sciences - General
    Psychology - General

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) is looking for a candidate to join them as a Research Fellow who is interested in the intersection of technology, empathy and wellbeing.

The candidate will support the planning and execution of various research grants, and will work closely with the Lead Investigator on quantitative and qualitative research related to the impact of media technologies on wellbeing.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading and conducting literature reviews and working on research papers

  • Assist in research activities including conceptualization and planning of research projects

  • Lead/assist in data gathering (including focus group discussions and surveys)

  • Conduct data analysis of interview and survey data

  • Actively contribute to the writing of academic research manuscript

  • Lead the writing of reports

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


Job Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Communication Studies, Psychology or related field in the social sciences

  • Applicants with more than 1 year of work experience in social sciences research will be preferred. Entry level candidates are also welcome to apply.

  • Prior experience in focus group interviews and surveys 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)

  • Demonstrable intellectual excellence and capacity to work with others independently

  • Good project management skills, with multi-tasking ability

  • Academic writing skills

  • A good publication track record evidenced by journal publications and conference presentations is preferred


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