Research Associate/Fellow, ARCIALA, School of Law

Sunday, 2 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 28 August 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

contract till 31 March 2021 


  • Contract  
  • Manager  
  • Masters
  • Singapore 
  • Closing On 28 Aug 2020

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • To be resident at SMU School of Law
  • To proactively assist the academic work of the Centre in general.
  • To proactively execute research projects of the Centre.
  • To publish independently in both mainstream media and reputable journals.
  • To proactively assist the administration work of the Centre, SOL or SMU, such as the organization ofseminars and conferences or other events, reports etc.


  • Postgraduate degree in law, including a completed LLM or Master of Law degree
  • Candidates who have recently completed a PhD (or its equivalent) with a focus on intellectual assets and law, including artificial intelligence and IP will have an advantage
  • Fluency and strong writing skills in English required
  • Team work spirits and academic integrity required
  • Inter-disciplinary research approach preferred
  • Existing publication record in international journals in English preferred
  • Focus on Asian and Comparative Intellectual Property Law preferred
  • Command of a major Asian language preferred