Research Assistant, School of Social Sciences

Singapore Management University

Singapore Remote

Full time

Human Resources


Apr 3

Research Assistant, School of Social Sciences

Singapore Management University

Downtown Core

Job Description

The Research Assistant will coordinate recruitment and test schedule and oversee data collection. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Research project design
  • Research protocol development
  • Literature review
  • Assist with IRB documents
  • Task implementation
  • Oversee research studies
  • Mentoring/training of undergraduate research assistants
  • Recruitment and coordination with partners and participating sites/individuals
  • Data collection
  • Data cleaning
  • Preliminary statistical analysis using SPSS
  • Manuscript and technical report preparation
  • Monitoring project budget
  • Maintenance of lab equipment and supplies


  • B.A. in Psychology
  • Strong research experience
  • Expertise in SPSS (preferably Mplus)
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population of participants (children, young adults, and seniors)
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, writing & organizational skills
  • Willing to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends as necessary to accommodate lab activities
  • Fluency in English, Mandarin, Teochew, Hokkien, and other dialects/ communicate with seniors.

Additional Information

Career Level-

Junior Executive


Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree

Years of Experience-

2 years

Job Type-


Job Specializations-

Education/Training, Education

Company Overview

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Additional Company Information

Registration No.


Company Size-

501 - 1000 Employees



Benefits & Others-

Dental, Medical, Sports (e.g. Gym), Parking, Regular hours, Mondays - Fridays, Business (e.g. Shirts)

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