JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

National University of Singapore

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NUS Business School
Centre for Behavioural Economics
Research Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462698
Date Posted: 06/03/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Assistant Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classification: H -- Public Economics
Behavioural change, Econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Centre for Behavioural Economics at the National University of Singapore invites applications for several research assistant professor positions from scholars with a strong interest in the science of behavioural change. The Centre is seeking scholars with strong skills in applied empirical methods and econometrics and/or field experiments. Candidates should have an outstanding record in an accredited PhD program in economics or related fields.

The Centre provides opportunities to work on extensive data sets and to run major field experiments in three sectors:
1. Healthcare
2. Transportation
3. Retail

The Centre is well supported by a team of research assistants with extensive experience handling big data sets and running field experiments. Successful candidates will collaborate with a team of passionate researchers to work on exciting projects which have immediate policy and commercial implications.

There will be no teaching obligation for the first contract. Salaries are globally competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications, track record, potential, and experience.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified of an online interview.
Selected candidates will be invited for a campus visit.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2019
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit the following in electronic form (PDF file):
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Publication list
- Two best papers (published/working paper)
- Two letters of reference
- Three referees with complete contact information
Please send the electronic submission to Ms Serene Ng,, with the subject header as “Application for Research Assistant Professor at NUS CBE”.