The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Fellow on a 20-month contract at the Office of Education Research.
Project Title: Research Fellow in the Science of Learning in Education Centre
Project Introduction: The Science of Learning Centre was recently launched to oversee the Science of Learning initiative in NIE NTU that aims to provide an institution-wide infrastructure for researchers and teachers to come together and make an impact on the lives of learners in Singapore. It does this by bringing together several research disciplines – including neuroscience, cognitive science, psychology, technology and education – and state-of-the-art neuroimaging psychophysiological data capture techniques and modelling techniques
Requirements: The centre is currently recruiting a Research Fellow to work in the area of Science of Learning. We are a newly formed Science of Learning research centre focused on understanding We are looking for a highly motivated Research Fellow with an interest in health psychology/health science/exercise science.
- Provide support to Principal Investigators in the writing and revision of grant writing and carrying out the design and execution of SoLE research projects
- Assist in collaborating with internal and external parties
- Provide leadership and expertise in conducting complex research activities, including but not limited to planning, organizing, conducting, and communicating research studies within the overall scope of a research project at SoLE Centre.
- Project management and to collect neurophysiological data from EEG/fNIRS/MRI techniques.
- Develop and utilize computational tools, including but not limited to, those written in R/Python/Java.
- Write and review research papers, present research outcomes and develop connections with local and international researchers for collaboration work.
- Provide guidance and mentorship to junior researchers
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Skills and qualifications:
- PhD in a related neuroscience area, in particular Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology or Exercise and Sport Science.
- Experience in programming languages (e.g. Matlab/R/Python/Java or similar languages)
- Demonstrated in-depth research knowledge, skills and expertise, with capability of leadership and achieving research excellence
- Evidence of high impact publication results desirable
- Strong project management skills
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse workforce
Applicants (external and internal) will apply via Workday. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Closing date for advertisements will be set to 28 calendar days from date of posting (Nov 2).