NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Assistant, CAG

Location
Singapore
Posted
07 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2022
Ref
10500144
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

  • Assist CAG research projects and activities, and support CAG Senior Research Fellows and Faculty Associates in their research projects
  • Prepare background briefs, presentations, and track specific issues
  • Conduct independent research, and write academic and policy research papers and reports
  • Compile and manage research materials and products
  • Provide editorial and management support to research projects, events, and publications
  • Organise and support CAG events, including academic and policy conferences and workshops
  • Undertake other administrative duties related to research projects such as managing correspondence and filing
  • Support CAG public engagement including social media content management and website maintenance

Job Requirements

  • A Master’s degree candidate in a discipline within the social sciences and/or humanities
  • Expertise or interests in any of the following:
    • Asian politics and international relations, including great power politics and Southeast Asian regional politics
    • Emerging technology policies and regional security
    • Geoeconomics and globalisation in Asia
    • Applicants with other areas of interests will also be considered if relevant to CAG research focus
  • Strong analytical ability and strong self-motivation
  • Able to work independently
  • An ability to engage with research and policy communities in Asia and around the world
  • A strong sense of collegiality
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Ability/experience with social media content management tools

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit in electronic form (MS Word or PDF file) for the following below:

  • Cover letter, with a brief statement of research expertise and its relevance to research interests as above
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • At least one writing sample (in English)
  • Two references/recommendation letters
  • Joining date: April 2023
  • Application deadline: October 31, 2022

Please send electronic submissions to Ms. Serene Teang (cag@nus.edu.sg)

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, 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 a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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