Postdoctoral Fellow, Law

11 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Centre for Maritime Law (CML) at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, focuses broadly on international trade, transport and shipping law related issues. It produces research and hosts events of scholarly value to academics, professionals, and government institutions with the objective of enhancing the development of maritime law in Singapore, the region, and further afield. The Centre is located in its own designated research facility in the Faculty of Law.

The Director of CML is Professor Stephen Girvin and the Deputy-Director is Associate Professor Paul Myburgh.

The Centre now invites applications from suitable candidates in the field of maritime law for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship position. The successful applicant will join our existing full–time research staff, Dr Víctor Chacón (Senior Research Fellow), Dr Wang Feng (Research Fellow), Ms Luci Carey and Mr Elson Ong (Research Associates), and Mr Leung Liwen (Research Assistant).

Successful applicants will commence their Fellowships at a date to be arranged and will conclude them one year later. Subject to funding, it may be possible to renew the appointment for an additional year.


The selection committee will consider the following criteria in making an appointment for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow at CML:

  1. The applicant must be of exceptional calibre, having attained a doctoral degree in maritime law which must have been successfully completed and examined during the period 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2021. Successful candidates must hold a doctoral degree in maritime law by the date of assumption of duty. 
  2. The principal selection criterion will be the applicant’s potential for excellence in research and the proposed programme of research of the applicant. An existing record of publication, such as a book proposal, published work in relevant journals, or participation in research projects, are examples of evidence of such potential.  

Application Procedure:

Please refer to the attached link to obtain the application form and further details on the position.

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: National University of Singapore
Department : LAW