|Salary:||£35,328 to £42,701 (inclusive of London allowance)|
|Placed On:||20th August 2019|
|Closes:||19th September 2019|
UCL Institute of Education
Duties and Responsibilities
LLAKES is an interdisciplinary research centre at the Institute of Education, specialising in training and lifelong learning. Professor Francis Green and Professor Andy Green from LLAKES have begun a collaborative project with Professor Johnny Sung from the Institute of Adult Leaning in Singapore, entitled Training, Skills and Skills Utilisation.
The post holder will have knowledge of vocational education and training policy, and with expertise in qualitative research methods, in particular with semi-structured interviews
There are two main parts to the project. Your contributions will be primarily to the second part (entitled “Lifelong Learning Systems and their Effects on Changes in Skills Levels and Distributions during the post-compulsory and adult phases of learning”) and will involve mainly qualitative research and organisational capability. You will work under the supervision of Professor Andy Green in the organisation and conduct of interviews with relevant experts and policy-makers involved in Singapore’s vocational education and training system.
You will be mainly based in Singapore at the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).
Responsibilities will include:
This post is available from 1st November 2019 and is funded for 12 months until 31 October 2020 in the first instance.
The successful candidate will have completed or nearly completed a PhD with a firm theoretical foundation in the social sciences, or possess equivalent skills and experience in the conduct of qualitative interviews together with a post-graduate degree. Expertise is required in the conduct of qualitative interviews. It is desirable, though not necessary, that the job-holder will also have some knowledge of the policy and institutional framework for vocational education and training in Singapore.
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