Researcher Scheme


The Research & Innovation Division engages local and overseas researchers to work on research projects, provide research advisory, conduct workshops and seminars for the Continuing Education and Training (CET) practitioners and policy makers, as well as the research community. 


Work arrangements for these engagements vary according to the level of expertise and experience of the individual as well as the roles undertaken for each project. These arrangements fall broadly into these four categories of schemes:

  • Visiting Fellowship Scheme
  • Visiting Researcher Scheme
  • Research Associate Scheme
  • Research Assistant Scheme

The provisions for these schemes include the engagement fees or honorarium, travel and accommodation if applicable.

Individuals interested in applying for these schemes may drop an email to hafizah_abdol_rahim@ial.edu.sg and magdalene_yip@ial.edu.sg with your CV.

 

Researchers Required


IAL is currently seeking Research Assistants and Research Associates for the following project:

Skills and Learning Study 2

This quantitative study seeks to collect representative and up-to-date data to track skills demand, job quality, and lifelong learning trends from the perspective of the individual/job-holder in Singapore over time.

About the position

This RA position is a 2-year contract for a new project titled, “The Skills and Learning Study 2”. This quantitative study seeks to collect representative and up-to-date data to track skills demand, job quality, and lifelong learning trends from the perspective of the individual/job-holder in Singapore over time.

Requirements for the position

Please click here for more details on the responsibilities and requirements for the position.

Individuals interested in these project may drop an email to hafizah_abdol_rahim@ial.edu.sg and magdalene_yip@ial.edu.sg with your CV and completed application form.

 

Eligibility 

 

Research Assistant

  • A tertiary qualification in education / social science / economics / statistics / psychology (behavioral science). Candidates with post-graduate research-based qualifications will have an added advantage
  • Experience in conducting empirical qualitative and/or quantitative research preferred.
  • An interest in pursuing empirical research in one or more of the following research priorities: 

a.    Sustaining Economic Performance through Skills, including, but not limited to, (i) skills strategies and utilisation; (ii) impact of skills on productivity, workplace outcomes and business performance; (iii) jobs, occupational studies and employment; and (iv) returns and other benefits of CET investment.

b.    Shaping employment and CET decisions, including, but not limited to, (i) employment facilitation and career guidance, (ii) employability and career resilience/management; (iii) lifelong learning culture; (iv) incentive design; and (v) design, development, and evaluation of government CET interventions.

c.     Developing innovations in learning, technology, and pedagogy including, but not limited to, (i) blended and e-learning; (ii) adult learning (learning and assessment design, instructional design, pedagogical approaches, learning processes, learning environment, learning technology, stakeholder partnership models); (iii) sectorial and workplace learning; and (iv) adult educator professional development.