Research Assistant/Associate – Urban Psychology Lab
Job no: 495188
Work type: Contract, full-time
Categories: Bachelor Degree, Masters, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative
The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at the Singapore University of
Technology and Design is looking for full-time Research Assistants/Associates
to join the Urban Psychology Lab.
The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC), established in 2012,
is a research centre at the Singapore University of Technology and Design.
LKYCIC aims to stimulate research on cities and urbanisation, and explore the
role of technology, design and policy in providing urban solutions.
We are looking for quantitative and qualitative early-career researchers
interested in behavioural research to join the Urban Psychology Lab.
Ongoing projects at the Lab are at the intersections of sustainability,
environment and health.
Analysing the impacts of contemporary socio-technical trends on
transportation systems in urban areas
Developing and piloting innovative community-led initiatives to promote
behaviour change in sustainability
Investigating human-wildlife interactions in Singapore and similar hyper-
About the Position:
This position is ideal for someone who is excited about applied research and
is looking to gain experience for a future career in research. You will:
Research and write literature reviews
Work closely with the Principal Investigator and research team to craft
research projects, including the formulation of research questions and
hypotheses, and choosing appropriate methodologies
Conduct fieldwork and data collection activities
Conduct data analysis
Help prepare manuscripts and reports for publication
Communicate research with public and private stakeholders and
Provide administrative support for research projects
This is a contract position. The initial term of appointment will be 1 year,
extensible to longer terms upon satisfactory performance and funding
For applicants of the Research Assistant/Associate position:
A Bachelors or Masters in psychology, urban studies, geography, sociology
or closely-related areas
An interest in behaviour change, urban issues, sustainability, environment
Demonstrated skills in quantitative and/or qualitative analysis
Excellent writing and communication skills
Sound organisational and data management skills
How to Apply:
Interested applicants are to submit their full CV, cover letter (optional),
two references, and two English writing samples to Dr Samuel Chng at
email@example.com. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Applications close: 30 Nov 2022 Singapore Standard Time