Research/Research Associate in Youth and Digital Media Research

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Research Assistant / Research Associate

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Bachelor Degree, Masters, Others, Math/Statistics, Others

The Youth and Digital Media research team at the Singapore University of Technology and Design works on research projects that aim to broadly understand how digital media can have meaningful impact on children and young people. We work on several projects, including the development of measures to examine preschoolers’ media diet quality, understanding how young people derive meaning from playing video games, and using an innovative approach – called screenomics – to understand mobile media use among youths.

For this position, we are looking to hire a Research Assistant or Research Associate on 1-year contract to be part of the ScreenLife Capture project. This project involves the use of computational techniques to understand mobile media use among youths. To learn more about the project, please see https://www.andrewzhyee.com/screenlifec/

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Preparing for and implementing data collection
  • Literature review and manuscript writing
  • Data preparation and analysis
  • Maintaining research records and managing administrative matters of the project
  • Working with the technical team to manage software updates, changes, and issues

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Psychology, Communication, Computer Science, or in related subfields
  • Interested in the study of digital media (video games, smartphones, livestreaming, etc.)
  • Relevant experience in quantitative and qualitative research
  • Familiarity with R or Python will be appreciated
  • Proactive and able to work independently

Interested applicants should submit their CV through the SUTD Job Portal, or to Dr Andrew Yee at andrew_yee@sutd.edu.sg.

Applications close: 30 Dec 2022 Singapore Standard Time

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