Research Associate (Home-Based Work)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Kent Ridge,

Job Description


The SSRTG-funded research project Foundations of Home-Based Work: A Singapore Study is recruiting a Research Associate. This mixed-methods project is documenting trends and practices in home-based work in Singapore, past and present. The successful candidate would join a multidisciplinary team, spanning architecture, urban studies and communications. This is a full-time position based in Singapore.


Duties include but are not limited to:

• conduct literature reviews and assist with data analyses;
• manage multiple databases of data;
• project management, including supporting communication between team, tracking budget, working with PI and Co-Is to ensure project progresses according to the approved timeline and milestones, supporting progress reporting;
• provide administrative support for the project conference and associated exhibition;
• conduct interviews with stakeholders and other participants, and manage others team members conducting such interviews;
• document and analyse research data, as needed;
• contribute to the development of scientific papers and the dissemination of the study findings


Location:  Kent Ridge Campus
College: College of Design and Engineering
Department: Architecture
Contract Duration: 1 July 2023 – 30 August 2024 (14 months)
Job Specializations: Social and Spatial Research, Project Management

Job Requirements


Competencies and qualifications

The appointed candidate should:
• have a Master’s degree with at least 2 years’ relevant work experience, including in project management and good knowledge, skills and expertise in relevant field.
• be a motivated and proactive individual who can work well independently as well as with a team in a collaborative team environment
• be proficient in a range of research methods and analysis tools;
• be comfortable with multi-tasking;
• have an eye for details, and demonstrable project management, writing and communication skills


Covid-19 Message


At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.


Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: College of Design and Engineering

Department : Architecture

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 19304

Contact list for further enquiries

Contact person: Ms Rachel Sim


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