LINGUIST List 13.1573

Sun Jun 2 2002

Jobs: Language Learning: Research Assoc., Singapore

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  1. Peter Gu, Language Learning: Research Associate/Project Manager, Singapore

Message 1: Language Learning: Research Associate/Project Manager, Singapore

Date: Fri, 31 May 2002 16:29:58 +0800 (CST)
From: Peter Gu <>
Subject: Language Learning: Research Associate/Project Manager, Singapore

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This is a one-year, full-time research position at the English
Language and Literature Academic Group of the National Institute of
Education, Singapore. The ideal candidate should have at least a
Master's degree in language education or a related field. S/he should
have research and academic writing experience, preferably on topics
related to language learning styles and strategies. S/he should also
work proactively under the Principal Investigator in overseeing the
smooth execution and day-to-day running of the project.

As the only full-time researcher, the Research
Associate/Project Manager is expected to actively

-Work with a team of researchers and report to the Principal
-Oversee the overall design 
-Work independently to translate overall design into workable research
-Locate, collect, and print relevant materials
-Compile a comprehensive bibliography on language learning styles and
-Visit participating schools to collect data / oversee data collection
by research assistants
-Analyse data / direct research assistants to analyse data
-Oversee the day-to-day running and management of the project (e.g.,
filing documents and data, reimbursement of research assistant fees,
booking air tickets, arranging accommodation for external member,
photocopying, etc.)
-Purchase and manage research equipments/facilities
-Organise meetings that are necessary 
-Liase with relevant MOE authorities
-Liase with participating schools (principals, HoDs, teachers, and
-Help recruit part-time research assistants to carry out different
parts of the project
-Write up progress reports

S$3,000 per month plus relevant benefits

Final Date of Application: 	31 July, 2002
Starting date:			As soon as possible

Contact: Dr Peter Yongqi Gu
Tel: (65) 6790 3438

Dr Peter GU
English Language & Literature Academic Group
National Institute of Education
Nanyang Technological University
1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616
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