Senior Research Fellow, SKBI

28 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Doctorate or equivalent | Post Graduate Diploma
  • Singapore | Closing On 29 Mar 2023

Contract ending 31 December 2025

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

  • This position is for Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI).
  • Lead and oversee progress of research activities in the areas of green finance, sustainability and any other identified areas.
  • Produce high quality publications.
  • Actively participate in grant/funding applications and delivery.
  • Ideate and conduct training activities.
  • Guide and mentor any junior team members or Fellows with less experience in related research.
  • Assist the Director in managing the research roadmap and developments


  • PhD degree or postgraduate degree in the areas of green finance, sustainability, financial economics, finance or economics.
  • Good regional/international network with academia/industry.
  • A strong knowledge and research background in the areas of financial economics, finance or economics.
  • Extensive academic and/or practical experience and expertise in related areas.
  • Knowledge in and ability to handle large databases.
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation and communication skills.
  • Track record of top tier academic/applied research in the areas of green finance, sustainability, financial economics, finance or economics.
  • Ability to work individually and as a team, and to mentor researchers with less experience.
  • Applicants who meet all the criteria should submit an application with the following materials:
    • cover letter
    • CV
    • job market paper
    • two letters of reference

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