Full-time Student Assistant at National Institute of Education (NTU)
The National Institute of Education (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) invite suitable applications for the position of Full-time Student Assistant on a temporary contract for 40 hours per week for 3 months (with possibilities of extension) at the Office of Education Research.
Project Title: Testing the Efficacy of School Activities Targeting Student Learning &
Project Information: The primary goal of this pilot study is to test whether different school-based activities, such as short sessions of mindful breathing and stretching exercises (called ‘brain breaks’), are effective or not in optimizing student learning and wellbeing using a combination of non-invasive neurophysiological and cognitive measures. If effective, the proposed pilot study will also seek to reveal the mechanism by which these activities influence students’ learning and wellbeing
‐ Academic qualification:
Completed undergraduate degree or ongoing or completed graduate degree in
Education and/or Psychology or similar areas
‐ Work experience:
o Prior experience conducting systematic literature reviews
o Prior experience designing interview protocols
o Prior experience conducting semi-structured interviews
o Prior experience conducting quantitative analysis
o Prior experience disseminating research findings targeting the general public
and academic audiences
‐ Desirable interests, skills, and attributes:
o Passion for teaching and learning
o Interest in effective blended learning in Higher Education settings
o Have good communication and organizational skills
o Have good interpersonal skills
o Be a good team-player, proactive, and able to work independently
‐ To conduct systematic literature reviews (summarizing, coding, and organizing
‐ To design semi-structured interview protocols, conduct semi-structured interviews,
and complete qualitative analysis (summarizing, coding, and organizing relevant
‐ To compute different statistical analyses for the findings obtained in the systematic
literature reviews and semi-structured interviews.
‐ To contribute to research translation and dissemination of findings targeting the
general public and academic audiences.
‐ To perform other tasks as required by the Principal Investigators.
Target contract start and end date – May 2023 – July 2023 (with possibilities of
Time Type – 40 hours per week for 3 months total, flexible schedule
Location – NIE5-03-57E
Applicants should send their CVs and a letter of interest in the position to Dr. Astrid
Schmied (firstname.lastname@example.org). Selected applicants will be invited to a job