Postdoctoral Fellowship - Singapore Longitudinal Early Development Study (SG LEADS)

Singapore (SG)
18 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Call for Applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship

Singapore Longitudinal Early Development Study (SG LEADS)

The position is intended for outstanding active researchers from around the world to work on a longitudinal study on childhood development in Singapore.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will work closely with Professor Jean Yeung  in experiment/questionnaire design, conducting analysis, and writing of reports and publications. 


  1. A PhD in a social science discipline from a recognized university, preferably in Sociology or Psychology
  2. Research interest and expertise in how family, community and government policies affect early childhood development.
  3. Strong quantitative research skills and good publication record.
  4. Candidates who are familiar with longitudinal data analysis are preferred.
  5. Excellent communication skills
  6. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

The fellowship will also provide support for conference organization and/or attendance (on application and subject to approval).

Terms and Conditions 

The appointment will be tenable for a period of one year at the first instance with a possibility for extension. Projected date of commencement: November 2020 or earlier

The fellowship comes with a competitive remuneration and benefits package, depending on the candidate’s qualifications, track record, potential and experience.

Other benefits that the University provides and other information about working in NUS and living in Singapore are available at Terms and conditions, according to university guidelines, are subject to change without prior notice.

Invitation to apply

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications, consisting of:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A research statement (max of 3 pages)
  4. Recommendation letters from 4 referees, 1 of whom should be the PhD supervisor (with letterhead and signature)
  5. NUS Personal Particulars and Personal Data Consent forms for Job Applicants
  6. Copies of degree scrolls and transcript of grades

All applications and enquiries should be sent to Lee Yan Song via with the subject “SG LEADS Application for Postdoc for Panel Survey – name of applicant”.  Please label your documents with the content of the document and your surname, e.g. 1. CV_surname, 2. Research Statement_surname.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified via email. 

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