Associate Researcher, Lee Kong Chian School of Business job with SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

  • Full time | Contract
  • Director
  • Bachelor’s degree | mastery
  • Singapore | Closing on March 12, 2022

4 month contract

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends with healthy informality. The “family” atmosphere within the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organize, and play together, which builds collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attracting and retaining talent continues. We offer attractive benefits, competitive compensation and generous professional development opportunities, all to meet the professional and personal needs of our staff. It’s no wonder, then, that SMU continues to receive numerous awards and recognitions for the excellence of its human resources.

job description

  • Collection of local and foreign start-up data from a database (e.g. Bureau van Dijk’s Orbis)
  • Perform data cleaning and analysis using statistical software (such as SPSS, Stata, R, Julia, or Python) to reveal insights from collected data
  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring data is stored in a manner that complies with PDPF and University IRB standards
  • Collect laboratory data and conduct a literature review on entrepreneurs, business ventures and resilience
  • Provide additional analytical support for the development of a peer-reviewed paper on strategy and management based on the pilot and current study


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Able to perform analysis using large datasets
  • Work experience in academic research would be preferred
  • Recent graduates considering joining a PhD program are welcome to apply
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and research writing skills
  • Must demonstrate initiative and good interpersonal communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills