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Research Assistant (1 year contract)

School of Business

Job Description

The  Research Assistant will assist the SUSS Fintech and Blockchain Group to conduced research-related works, academic teaching-related works as well as operational processes when required.

The responsibilities include the following:

  • Timely deliverables of research tasks as assigned, including, but not limited to, literature review, data collection, data analysis, report writing, and copy-editing.
  • Assist with preparation of materials for research proposal, conference or journal paper submissions.
  • Organise, maintain, and ensure timely update of the team’s research articles.
  • Perform literature review of research papers and reports published by institutions and central banks around the world, specifically in the Fintech and Blockchain area.
  • Assist with academic teaching-related duties such as course development duties, copyright clearance, copy-editing, compiling research and news articles, etc.
  • Updates of research progress in regular research project meetings.
  • Other administrative and operational duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Degree and above, major preferably in Sciences and Technology, Finance, and Economics.
  • Previous research experience in the Fintech and Blockchain area will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills, and proficient in speaking and writing in one other language.
  • Resourceful team player who possesses initiative and capable of working independently.
  • Mature, meticulous and has a high level of discretion and integrity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; experience in using WordPress for website management will be an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of coding will be an added advantage.

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