Postdoctoral Fellow, Linguistics

Expiring today

12 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
10 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore will hire a Research Fellow (post-doc) with specialization in syntactic and/or semantic theory. The position is for two years, ideally beginning summer or fall 2021, with possibility of renewal.

The Research Fellow will have the opportunity to pursue their independent research program and engage with the syntax/semantics community at NUS . Interest in or experience with the study of languages of Southeast Asia is a plus. There is no teaching obligation. Funds exist for fieldwork, experimentation, and publication expenses, as well as for international conference travel if and when applicable. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The Research Fellow must have their PhD in hand by the start of the position. Candidates with three years of postdoctoral experience and commensurate track record may be considered at the level of Senior Research Fellow.

The deadline for applications is May 10, 2021. Applications should include:

  1. a cover letter including notes on research interests and a brief plan for your time in Singapore
  2. a CV
  3. two examples of previous work
  4. the completed Personal Data Consent Form for job applicants available from

The candidate should also arrange for two letters of recommendation, including one by the main PhD supervisor, to be sent directly to Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Please write with any questions.