Senior Research Fellow / Research Fellow (South Asia)

20 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Intstitute of South Asian Studies

Senior Research Fellow/Research Fellow (South Asia)

Established in 2004, the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) is an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore. It is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The Institute seeks to promote understanding of this vital region of the world, and to communicate knowledge and insights about it to policy makers, the business community, academia and civil society, in Singapore and beyond.

Job Description

The Institute is looking to appoint a researcher who can actively contribute to its multi-disciplinary agenda.


  • Strong research expertise and knowledge, including research publications on South Asian economic issues that have strong policy relevance. 
  • Experience in mobilising research project funding and in dealing with international research institutes on South Asia.


Interested candidates are invited to send their cover letter, detailed resume and a sample authored article in relation to South Asia in a PDF attachment. To submit the application, please click HERE. 

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


PhD in Economics, Economic Development or International Trade. 

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Institute of South Asian Studies
Department : Research
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 19126

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