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Research Associate (Executive) (1 year contract)

Centre for Applied Research
Job Description
  • Manage research projects and provide administrative support. This includes liaison with vendors, faculty, school administration, and fieldwork staff
  • Conduct literature reviews and develop research frameworks
  • Interpret longitudinal quantitative data, using multivariate techniques such as multi-level modelling, cluster analyses, and locale-based analysis
  • Ensure data collection comply with academic rigour and administer data cleaning and quality control protocol
  • Conduct focus group discussions and manage and coordinate workshops and seminars
  • Communicate survey findings through reports, journal papers and press conference presentations
  • Assist in CFAR administrative work
  • Any other tasks as assigned by supervisor


Job Requirements
  • Demonstrate strong capabilities in research management, operational procedures, and verbal and written communication
  • Knowledgeable about social and policy issues in Singapore
  • Candidates with a strong background in statistics are preferred
  • Knowledge of SPSS/Python/ArcGIS/QGIS and will be an advantage
  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience
  • For the Research Associate role, candidates should have a postgraduate degree in either the Social Sciences, Statistics, or Geographic Information Systems, with a minimum of five years of relevant work experience. They should also have some leadership experience and demonstrate the ability to motivate junior colleagues
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