Research Associate/Assistant, Climate Change Law and Policy

Friday, 28 January 2022
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 27 February 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for a Research Associate/Assistant in the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore. 

The Research Associate/Assistant will join the CIL Climate Change Law and Policy team to:-

  • research on the legal and policy issues related to climate change, including 
    • developments post COP26 (Nov 2021) discussions eg on international carbon market mechanisms, global stock take and common time frames 
    • their interaction with other public international law disciplines (such as law of the sea, trade and investment and human rights) and other aspects of domestic and international policy
  • prepare policy papers on climate change law and regulations in relation to international law
  • assist in planning and organising conferences, workshops, training courses, seminars as well as drafting and publishing post-event output such as reports and background papers 
  • assist with updating project website and other social media platforms  
  • other duties as may be assigned

The position offers opportunities to work on evolving areas of regional and global importance with international and regional experts in a cross-disciplinary environment.


CIL is seeking applications from candidates who minimally, possess an LLB/JD with a background with public international law.  Candidates with an LL.M. in public international law / environmental or climate law and prior work experience of between 1 to 3 years of experience are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate would possess strong research, analytical and writing skills as well as communication and inter-personal skills.  

Application Procedure and Process  

Interested applicants are invited to apply online or email to Ms Tan Cher Ling ( with the following by 14 Novemeber 2021 :  

  • a covering letter; 
  • a detailed curriculum vitae and a short statement of research interests;  
  • 2 samples of written work;  
  • names/contact information of two referees; 

For more information, please visit: CIL website.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted no later than 14 December 2021.

About the Centre 

The Centre for International Law (CIL) was established in 2009 as a university-level research institute at National University of Singapore (NUS). It is located on the Bukit Timah Campus of NUS, together with the Faculty of Law. As a university-level research institute, CIL is expected to engage in multi-disciplinary research as well as legal research. CIL provides a lively and congenial work environment and the opportunity to engage with experts in different aspects of public international law.

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: Centre for International Law
Department : Centre for International Law
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 8617

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