One Post-Doctoral Fellowship With a Focus in International Economic Law
The Centre for International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship position with a focus on international economic law. The following criteria applies:
- Applicants must have a doctoral degree obtained since 1 January 201 7 in a field of international law or have submitted a doctoral thesis in a field of international law for examination by the date of appointment.
- The principal selection criterion will be the applicant’s potential for excellence in research and his or her proposed programme of research. A proven record of publication and participation in research projects will be the primary evidence of such potential.
Successful applicant will commence the Fellowship in March/April 2022 and conclude in March/April 2024.
- Appointment to the full-time position of Post-Doctoral Fellow at CIL on a two-year contract, with a fixed annual remuneration of S$72,000. This all-in sum is inclusive of stipends for housing and living expenses.
- Reimbursement of one return economy class airfare (by the most economical, safest and direct route) up to a maximum of S$2,000 to and from Singapore.
- Allocated a minimum budget of S$3,000 to support attendance at regional and international conferences, with additional amounts subject to CIL Director’s approval.
- Develop and carry forward a coherent research programme that has demonstrable impact on the law and policy of international investment, international trade and/or other areas of international economic affairs.
- Expected to conduct research and develop a body of outstanding quality publications of his or her own in well-recognised peer-reviewed outlets.
- Expected to work with the researchers in CIL’s Investment Law and Policy programme approximately 50 per cent of the time and contribute significantly to the objectives of that programme.
- Expected to present his or her research and give invited papers at academic conferences and may be asked to provide expert opinion and commentary to external audiences and organisations.
- May be asked to teach or co-teach capacity-building training and other courses.
- Subject to the standard NUS terms of annual leave, the Fellow will be expected to be in residence throughout the term of their appointment. In addition to annual leave, the Fellow may apply for leave to undertake research and fieldwork overseas, subject to the approval of the CIL Director.
- Application Form. Fill up the application form (including other required documents, including a copy of the Doctoral Certification, if applicable) or status letter.
- Curriculum Vitae. Must include a full curriculum vitae containing complete and detailed information on academic institutions, honours, awards, publications and professional experience (current and previous, including dates of employment and job descriptions).
- Research Proposal. Requires a detailed research proposal outlining the two-year research plan including the expected deliverables and the projected contribution to the field of inquiry. The title of the proposal should clearly indicate the nature of the research plan.
- Letters of Recommendation. Must be supported by two written references from academic referees. Applicants should arrange for the references to be sent to the email address below by the closing date.
- Closing Date. 31 January 2022
- Submission. Interested applicants are invited to apply online.
For further information about CIL, please see here.