Research Analyst, Centre for Governance and Sustainability

17 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About Centre for Governance and Sustainability

The Centre for Governance and Sustainability (CGS) was established by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School in 2010 and aims to promote relevant and impactful research on governance issues that are relevant to Asia, including corporate governance, corporate sustainability, governance of family firms, state-linked companies, business groups, and institutions. CGS organises events such as public lectures, industry roundtables and academic conferences on topics related to governance. For more information, please visit:

Job Description

Conduct and coordinate corporate governance and sustainability projects under the guidance of Principal Investigators (faculty members).

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Write research reports and journals
  • Prepare briefs, press release and presentations
  • Conduct statistical analysis
  • Supervise a team of student assistants
  • Engage stakeholders and project partners
  • Monitor project budget
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Principal Investigators


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the fields of Accountancy, Business, Economics, Environmental Studies or equivalent
  • Familiarity with corporate governance and corporate sustainability
  • Familiarity with company documents such as annual reports preferred, though not required
  • Proficient in spreadsheet, database, and basic data analysis
  • Strong command of the English and Chinese language and particularly with strong writing ability, to be able to write, understand and translate the projects' documents and reports as well
  • An independent team player who is meticulous and responsible

For selection purposes, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter with photo
  2. CV
  3. Academic transcripts

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