Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Banking and Finance Law

22 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Job Description

The Centre for Banking & Finance Law (CBFL) at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore strives to be at the cutting edge of legal developments in banking and finance at the national, regional and global levels. It aims to bring together a vibrant community to generate scholarship, policy recommendations and intellectual exchange about the robustness, soundness and stability of the banking sector, capital markets and other financial services.

The Centre is inviting applications from suitable candidates in the field of banking and finance law to conduct research and to participate in the work of the Centre as an Adjunct Researcher.

The position will carry the following benefits:

  1. Employment on an Adjunct (part-time) contract at NUS Law for six (6) months.
  2. A remuneration package, commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  1. Develop and pursue their own research agenda on a topic related to banking and/or finance law with a view to publication in suitable journals, edited volumes, or other appropriate print or online media, subject to the approval of the Centre directors.
  2. Present their work-in-progress at CBFL working paper seminars with a view to refining these for publication.
  3. Successful applicants will be expected to devote a minimum of 8 hours per week to the position.



The position requires intellectual rigour, self-motivation, diligence, the ability to meet deadlines, and an eye for detail. Interest in research and a strong command of the English language is essential as evidence of an ability to independently produce publishable research. The required academic qualifications are as follows:

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow

An appointment as an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow may be offered to an applicant who has a PhD degree in law and minimum 3 years’ post-doctoral research experience.


Interested applicants are invited to apply and submit their applications directly at our NUS Career Portal. The application must comprise:

1. Covering letter
This should, inter alia, explain the reason for your interest in the position. Note that you need not identify a preference for any one of the specific listed positions; this will be determined by your qualifications, background, and expertise.

2. Application Form
Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Applicants may download the:

• Application form HERE

3. Curriculum Vitae
A curriculum vita should be submitted containing complete and detailed information on your academic institutions, honours, awards, all publications to date, and all professional experience (current and previous, including dates of employment and job descriptions).

4. Writing sample
 As the successful applicant is expected to develop his or her own research to publishable standard, a writing sample (which should ideally be on some aspect related to your proposed research) must be included with the application. The sample must be submitted in Word format onlyLetters of Recommendation
The application must be supported by two references from academic referees. Applicants must arrange for their referees to send their references to by the closing date.

5. Closing Date
The closing date for the receipt of applications and references is Wednesday, 3 November 2021. Late applications cannot be considered.

6.Shortlisting and Interview
Shortlisted applicants should expect to be interviewed via Zoom. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted concerning the status of their application.

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: Law
Department : Dean's Office (Law)
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 8808

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