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Research Assistant/Associate (Data Unit), 1 year contract

Centre for Applied Research

Job Description

The Centre for Applied Research (CFAR) at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is focused primarily on applied work with industry relevance. CFAR also undertakes collaborative research with industry partners and public institutions on various issues of direct interest to the business community and to the society at large.​


The Centre is seeking a full-time Research Assistant/Associate (Data Unit), the successful candidate will work on multiple research projects to assist the faculty members with their data needs. He/ she will assist the unit and/or the faculty members in their data collection and analysis of the assigned research projects.


Job roles:

Assist in the project management and coordination of fieldwork for data collection. This may include creation of online surveys using Qualtrics, conducting face-to-face interviews and/or facilitating Focus Group Discussions (FGDs), cleaning and analysis of the data and preparing research reports.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree holder in any field with prior research experience
  • Good grasp of statistics and ability to apply statistical concepts to the Social Science
  • Good knowledge of qualitative and or quantitative research method capabilities for analysis in projects
  • Proficient in the use of statistical software such as SPSS, Stata or programming language eg. R and Python
  • Independent, problem solver and self-motivated
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, is organised and meticulous
  • Flexibility to work on weekends (when required)
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills

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