Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Asian Legal Studies

31 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS) at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, is inviting applications from suitable candidates in the field of Asian legal studies to carry out research relevant to our programmes and remit and to help with the work of the Centre.

For information about CALS, please visit

  • An appointee will be expected to develop a research agenda in consultation with the Centre, including undertaking substantial research projects leading to publication during the term of the appointment. An appointee will also be expected to assist in other CALS research projects and initiatives as assigned by the Centre Director.
  • He or she will be required to present his or her ongoing research, and to participate in and contribute to CALS events, including public seminars, virtual roundtables and Faculty seminars.



  1. An ideal candidate would be of exceptional calibre, have attained a PhD in a relevant area of law.
  2. The principal selection criterion will be the applicant’s potential for excellence in research. Existing research work in CALS-related areas will be considered favourably. The applicant should submit a proposed research plan for consideration.
  3. The candidate should be exceptionally organized and have an eye for detail. A strong command of the English language is required.

Application procedure

Interested applicants are invited to apply and submit their applications directly at our NUS Career Portal.

These must comprise:

  • a cover letter explaining your interest in the position
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a list of publications, if any
  • a writing sample
  • academic transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate studies (if studying for a current degree, please include a list of current courses)
  • at least two referees who may be contacted for a reference
  • research plans for the next one to two years

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: Law
Department : Dean's Office (Law)
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 11125