Research Associate (Educational Innovation, Student Engagement, Policy and Programme Development Specialist)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Singapore,
Job Type: FullTime

Institute for Pedagogical Innovation, Research & Excellence (InsPIRE) is a collaborative entity within the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with a mission to unite various entities and foster a culture of excellence in teaching and learning.

InsPIRE is seeking a Research Associate to drive research in Artificial Intelligence, Science of Learning, and Pedagogical Innovation, and to engage in interdisciplinary education initiatives, social media promotion, fostering academic integrity and enhancing InsPIRE's impact.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Research and Innovation:

  • Conduct research in use of AI in education, Learning Science, and Pedagogical Innovation

  • Conduct research in use of technology to enhance teaching and learning

  • Collaborate on experimental designs, data collection, and analysis methodologies

2. Social Media Engagement:

  • Promote research initiatives through engaging content on various platforms

  • Create multimedia content to boost InsPIRE's visibility and communication

3. Student Effective Learning Series:

  • Co-plan and market student activities, workshops, and webinars

  • Design and create publicity for effective learning events

4. Publicity for Interdisciplinary Education:

  • Create compelling narratives for Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core curriculum

  • Showcase benefits of interdisciplinary education through strategic collaboration

5. InsPIRE Report Editor-in-Chief:

  • Produce and curate bi-annual reports, ensuring clarity and accuracy

  • Collaborate with contributors and design teams for impactful presentation

6. Academic Integrity Policy Team:

  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of academic integrity policies

7. Website Administration Team:

  • Administer and maintain web content, ensuring functionality and accuracy

  • Implement updates and improvements, including a mobile-first layout

8. Administrative Duties:

  • Participate in team meetings, discuss progress, and address challenges

  • Assist in event coordination, project management, and adherence to timelines

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree from a recognized university.  STEM area preferred.

  • Proficiency in graphic design, video production, and content creation

  • Experience in planning and organizing workshops, webinars, and events

  • Demonstrated expertise in research methodologies

  • Familiarity with academic integrity policies and guidelines, and experience in contributing to policy development

  • Proficiency in website management and content updates

  • Experience in editing reports and adherence to editorial publication standards

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Pedagogical knowledge of teaching and learning

  • Excellent team player with demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Demonstrate initiative, adaptability and creative problem-solving

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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