SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

Research Fellow, Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Location
Singapore
Posted
02 May 2022
End of advertisement period
27 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Full Time | Contract
  • Manager
  • Doctorate or equivalent
  • Singapore | Closing On 27 May 2022

10-month contract

About Us

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

Professor Filip Lievens (https://www.smu.edu.sg//faculty/profile/153991/LIEVENS%2C-Filip) leads a group that pursues research in the field of Human Resources Management (HRM) and specializes on two HRM themes: (1) talent acquisition (employer image and employer branding) and (2) talent assessment (selection, assessment, situational judgment, adaptability). The group aspires towards world-class research, high-quality publications, and real-world impact in the field of HRM.

The postdoc research fellow will be involved in several activities, including: 

  • Conducting research on innovative recruitment and selection approaches;
  • Publishing in scholarly and reputable journals;
  • Pursuing collaborations with potential industry partners;
  • Assisting in the organization of selection days .

Qualifications

  • PhD completed on the starting date (Candidates who have completed and submitted their dissertation may also be considered) in industrial/organizational psychology (or closely related field such as human resources management, organizational behavior, social psychology, industrial labor relations, applied economics, etc.);
  • Strong research capability as evidenced by good publication records.
  • Prior research experience in HRM(selection, assessment, and recruitment) is an advantage;
  • Expertise in research methods (including but not limited to field survey-based research design, laboratory experiments);
  • Competence in advanced quantitative data analysis (via SPSS, Mplus, or R, etc.);
  • Excellent in written communication;
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently.
  • Fluent in English.

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