Research Associate, Office of Core Curriculum

Sunday, 6 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 4 July 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract | Full Time
  • Manager
  • Masters
  • Singapore | Closing On 04 Jul 2021

4-month contract

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

  • Assist in pre-grant preparations for Tier 2 AcRF application on Pacific Rim garden cities.
  • Conduct preliminary archival work in pre-grant phase on Pacific Rim garden cities. 
  • Collaborate with Justin Tse in writing Tier 2 AcRF application. 
  • Assist in revisions for grant submission. 


  • MA in humanities or social science. 
  • Writing skills, particularly for grant applications. 
  • Ability to collect and archive research. 
  • Reading complex texts. 
  • Training in humanities and/or social science research methods and framework.