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Research Assistant

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The Research Assistant shall support the Research and Evaluation Manager in the research and monitoring and evaluation work of SEAMEO STEM-ED and will perform the following tasks: 

• Supports STEM education research activities, e.g., organise capacity-building or researcher workshops, etc. 

• Conducts literature searches and maintain citation databases. 

• Monitors project databases and update data on project achievements and targets reached. 

• Supports researchers in developing STEM education research protocols, ethics applications, data sharing agreements, and study progress reports. 

• Works with a research group to develop plans for data collection and research fieldwork. 

• Supports the pilot of research instruments and research methodologies. 

• Coordinates with respondents of research studies for data collection according to plan. 

• Supports researchers to conduct fieldwork and collect data following a protocol and plan, e.g., survey, in-depth interview, focus group discussion, etc. 

• Assures the quality of research data and upload it to the project’s system. 

• Performs coding and transcribing of qualitative data from in-depth interviews and focus group discussions. 

• Works with the project statistician to enter survey data into the project’s system. 

• Supports fieldwork information for researchers in analysing data, writing reports, and conducting presentations. 

• Supports other activities of SEAMEO STEM-ED as assigned.

 Qualifications and Experiences: 

• At least a bachelor’s degree in research and measurement, education, or a related field. 

• At least one year of proven professional experience supporting education research studies or monitoring and evaluation of education development programs and other experience pertinent to the position. 

• Highly competent with proven experience in data collection and analysis, managing and updating databases, and conducting literature reviews or field research. 

• Good observational skills and demonstrated abilities to work in a highly accurate manner, paying close attention to detail, and keeping records of the work done. 

• Good time-management skills and demonstrated abilities to meet project deadlines and manage time to accomplish goals. 

• Have very good command of both spoken and written English, with a valid TOEIC score of 550 is a plus. 

• Advanced level of SPSS or STATA program, MS Excel, including pivot tables and/or ATLAS.ti or Dedoose program. 

• Effective coordinating skills and experience. 

• Proven digital technology, analytical, organisational, and problem-solving skills. 

• Thai Nationality

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Interested candidates are invited to write an Introduction Letter, explaining why you want to work for SEAMEO STEM-ED and why you are qualified for the position, and send your current resume and a completed application form to HR@seameo-stemed.org.

SEAMEO STEM-ED reserves the rights to respond only to the applicants in whom the Centre has further interest.