Academic Profile : Faculty

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Dr Jorge Fernando Pereira Sinval
Research Fellow, National Institute of Education - Psychology and Child & Human Development
Jorge Sinval is a psychometrician who works as a research fellow at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NIE NTU, Singapore). He has experience teaching statistical analysis, psychometrics, research design, and data analysis in the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. cycles of study.

He holds a double Ph.D. from the University of São Paulo (Doctor of Science) and from the University of Porto (Doctor of Psychology). Jorge received his master’s degree in psychology (with a specialization in work and organizational psychology) from the Catholic University of Portugal. His B.Sc. in psychology was attained at the Catholic University of Portugal. MSc in Epidemiology from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon. Jorge is currently enrolled in a post-doc at the Paulista School of Medicine (Federal University of São Paulo) and in the master’s in data science at the ISCTE Business School (ISCTE-IUL).

His research interests include psychometrics, Bayesian structural equation modeling, organizational psychology, epidemiology, and International large-scale assessments (e.g. TIMSS, PISA, and PIRLS). Being a Cochrane author, Jorge is also very interested in occupational health, developing with an international team of coauthors a systematic review of the interventions for improving recovery from work. He is particularly interested in two statistical techniques: Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling and Network Meta-Analysis; using R as his preferred statistical programming language.

He collaborates on several projects. Being one of them, the Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT) consortium, where he belongs to the Portuguese and Singaporean teams.
Psychometrics
Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling
Evidence-Based Health
Systematic Reviews
Occupational Health
Organizational Psychology
International Large-Scale Assessments
Burnout
 
Fellowships & Other Recognition
2014
University of São Paulo (USP) International grant (Grant agreement number: 2014.1.3766.1.8)

2023 (january)
2023 Visiting Professor at the University of São Paulo (Edital Nº 47/2022 - PrInt USP/CAPES)

2023 (december)
2023 Visiting Professor at the University of São Paulo (Edital Nº 59/2022 - PrInt USP/CAPES)
 
Courses Taught
Courses at the Federal University of São Paulo
Teaching Year Course Name (Degree)
2023 Biostatistics (MSc and PhD in Evidence-Based Health)


Courses at the University of São Paulo
Teaching Year Course Name (Degree)
2021 Evidence-Based Organizational and Work Psychology (MSc and PhD in Psychology)
2022 Psychometrics Applied to Organizational and Work Psychology (MSc and PhD in Psychology)
2023 Evidence-Based Organizational and Work Psychology (MSc and PhD in Psychology)

Courses at Iscte — University Institute of Lisbon
Teaching Year Course Name (Degree)
2022/2023 Bayesian Modeling (MSc in Data Science)
2022/2023 Statistics (BSc in Economics)
2022/2023 Unsupervised Learning Methods (BSc in Data Science)
2022/2023 Applied Final Project in Data Science (BSc in Data Science)
2021/2022 Seminar in Human Resource Management and Organizational Consultancy (MSc in Human Resource Management and Organizational Consultancy)
2021/2022 Statistics I (BSc in Finance and Accounting; BSc in Management)
2021/2022 Statistics II (BSc in Management; BSc in Finance and Accounting)
2021/2022 Statistics and Data Analysis I (BSc in Psychology)
2020/2021 Seminar in Human Resource Management and Organizational Consultancy (BSc in Human Resource Management and Organizational Consultancy)
2019/2020 Seminar in Human Resource Management and Organizational Consultancy (BSc in Human Resource Management and Organizational Consultancy)
2019/2020 Research Project in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior (PhD in Management)
2018/2019 Research Design II (PhD in Management)

Courses at Ispa — University Institute of Psychological, Social and Life Sciences
Teaching Year Course Name (Degree)
2018/2019 Statistical Analysis II (BSc in Psychology)
2019/2020 Statistical Analysis I (BSc in Psychology)
2019/2020 Statistical Analysis II (BSc in Psychology)
2019/2020 Statistical Analysis with Computer Applications (MSc in Psychology)
2020/2021 Statistical Analysis I (BSc in Psychology)
2020/2021 Statistical Analysis II (BSc in Psychology)
2021/2022 Statistical Analysis I (BSc in Psychology)
2021/2022 Statistical Analysis II (BSc in Psychology)
2022/2023 Statistical Analysis I (BSc in Psychology)
2022/2023 Statistical Analysis II (BSc in Psychology)

Courses at the European University of Lisbon
Teaching Year Course Name (Degree)
2020/2021 Data Analysis (MSc in Management)
 
Supervision of PhD Students
University of São Paulo

Co-Supervisor

Student Name: Cristiane Souza de Lacerda
Thesis: "Teacher Training for Basic, Technical and Technological Education: Proposal of a Model of Skills Development"

Student Name: Lucas Eduardo A. de Melo
Thesis: Cognitive Dissonance Theory applied to the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change: A Modal Migration Process
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Federal University of São Paulo

Supervisor

Student Name: Amanda Meris Nogueira
Thesis: ongoing


Co-Supervisor

Student Name: Williams Cardec
Thesis: Ongoing