JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

National University of Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Centre on Asia and Globalisation/de-Globalization
Research Fellow, International Economics/International Political Economy (3 year-contract, renewable)

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465324
Date Posted: 09/23/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Fellow, International Economics/International Political Economy (3 year-contract, renewable)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: SINGAPORE
JEL Classification: F -- International Economics
Keywords:
International Economics
International Political Economy
Globalization
de-Globalization
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG), at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, opens applications for a Research Fellowship position in the field of International Economics or International Political Economy.

The Lee Kuan Yew School is a leading school of public policy with an international faculty and student body. CAG was established in 2006 to provide accurate, independent, and high-quality analysis on issues of regional and global significance for academia, decision-makers, commentators, and the general public. Its current research agenda is focused on two broad areas: the prospects of regional and global order; and the future of economic globalisation/de-globalisation and their impact on Asia (https://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/cag).

Job Description
The candidate will conduct independent, in-depth and fruitful research on issues in his/her expertise and contribute to the Centre’s agenda on the future of globalization and de-globalization. He/she candidate is expected to initiate and organize research projects, policy workshops, conferences and other research events. He/she should be able to reach out to publishers and actively engage with academia, policy practitioners, media and business leaders as well as apply for external grants. In addition, he/she is expected to play a role in coordinating with other researchers and contribute to the broader intellectual life of the centre which focuses on the international relations of Asia.

Job Requirements
• A Ph.D. degree in Economics or International Political Economy
• Expertise in international trade and/or finance with a focus on the future of globalization and de-globalization, in particular as these affect Southeast Asia
• An ability to engage with policy and research communities in Singapore, Asia and around the world
• A strong and demonstrated sense of academic independence and collegiality
• A willingness to engage in interdisciplinary interactions at the School

Benefits Include:
• Internationally competitive salary, 3-year renewable contract
• Housing benefit, travel assistance and transit accommodation, subject to NUS eligibility criteria
• Highly collegial working environment with an internationally diverse group of scholars
• Excellent research support provided by CAG, the LKY School and the University

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/30/2020
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following in electronic form (MS Word or PDF file):

• Cover letter, with a brief statement of research expertise and its relevance to CAG’s existing research interests
• Detailed curriculum vitae
• Academic certificates and transcripts
• Two samples of academic publications
• Three letters of reference (mail to cag@nus.edu.sg)
• Joining date: June 15, 2021 (preferred, but negotiable)
• Application deadline: November 30, 2020

Please send electronic submissions to Ms. Serene Teang (cag@nus.edu.sg)