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Job Description & Competency Profile

Number of positions: 02

Designation: Research Assistant (Psychology)

Minimum Duration: 6 months (renewable tenure)

Location:  This is a remote opportunity


  • Authorship/Co-authorship on academic publications 

  • Continuous team trainings for skill development  

  • Opportunity to lead your own research project and receive mentoring to project completion 

  • Collaborative group learning activities lead by researchers 

  • Individual mentoring, higher education, and career support 

  • Flexi-time, Remote, and Weekly Task/Deadline based work commitments

  • Free/Highly Discounted Access to Certificate Courses and Workshops

  • Letter of Experience after completion of period of tenure

  • Letter of Recommendation conditional to excellent performance  

Job Description

Essential responsibilities​

  • Write project reports, research manuscripts, review, and working papers

  • Design psychology research studies according to project requirements 

  • Write research and grant proposals tailored to government and non government funding agencies

  • present in research conferences and engage in myriad science communication activities 

  • Conduct statistical data analysis, data visualisation, and statistical reduction 

  • Conduct literature search, review and synthesis 

  • Assist with psychometric tool construction, translation and validation

Additional responsibilities​

  • write incisive analyses related to academic research, social and topical issues, mental health

  • data collection of ongoing research and psychometric tool construction and screening projects

  • facilitate MHA projects with research expertise

  • conduct skill based trainings (on a needs basis)

  • review and proofread research and popular press articles 

Necessary Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative research skills

  • Ability to design studies with emphasis in empirical or theoretical frameworks

  • Ability to search, read, review, summarise and synthesise large volumes of scientific literature in a time efficient manner 

  • Academic writing, good citation and referencing practices as per various citation styles (APA 7th Ed, Harvard, MLA, etc.) 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Google Suite 

  • Proficient in written and spoken English for Reports, Executive Summaries, Documentation, Articles

  • Willing and able to learn on the job essential technical (software), academic writing, research skills 

  • Accountable, engages in open communication, ethical, and able to maintain participant confidentiality

  • Ability to work multiple projects simultaneously and stick with deadlines 

Desired Competencies

  • Research Software (reference management, statistical, and data visualisation): e.g. Mendeley, IBM SPSS, R Studio, STATA 

  • Background knowledge of the academic research and publishing industry 

  • Previous research publications in top tier journals


Bachelors (B.A./B.Sc. Psychology) or Masters (M.A./M.Sc Psychology)


Only candidates who have undergone Nolmë Labs Academic Research and Publishing 101 Training Programme are eligible to apply.  

Nolmë Labs is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from marginalised identities will be prioritised. If you fit the criteria, please apply via the Careers Page

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