Research Assistant, Office of Core Curriculum

27 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full Time | Contract
  • Executive
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 27 Oct 2021

contract ending Dec 2021

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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

The Research Assistant will be supporting the faculty member’s new research project by sourcing for data, compiling a detailed catalogue of these data, describing the data’s provenance, historical context, the creators’ biographies, summarizing the critical and popular reception of the literary works, and providing cross-references to contemporary writers and their works.


  • BA (Honours) in History and/or Literature.
  • Language skills in Mandarin is a plus as required to reach out to Mandarin speaking contacts.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Familiarity with historical or literary research

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