Postdoctoral Fellow, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

15 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Post Doc Position: Political Trust: Big Data and Thick Narratives

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore is looking for a Post Doc with an earned PhD in Political Science, Sociology, Social Science or related disciplines. He / she will be part of a research team on a project on Political Trust: Application of Big Data and Narratives funded by the Ministry of Education. He/she should have publications related to the conceptualization, measurement and comparison of political trust using quantitative methods and/or big data analytics. He/she should be active in academic communities (political science, social science, sociology, etc) with interest in the study of political trust.

The appointment is for an initial 1 year renewable for another 2 years based on performance. Competitive remuneration awaits the successful candidate.


At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priority and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS (based on “MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace”, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures).

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