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Research Assistant (Full-Time)

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A good undergraduate or postgraduate degree (upper second or above) in Business Administration, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Development Studies, or Asian Studies;

  • A strong interest to undertake field-based research in East and Southeast Asia in relation to business firms and their global production networks and global value chains;

  • Prior knowledge or experience in conducting corporate surveys and/or interviews is a plus;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written);

  • A commitment to collaborative working and collegiality;

  • A dedication to research excellence.


 
Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions for the Research Assistantship: 

  • Contract to be awarded till September 2019, starting July/August 2018.

  • Attractive monthly remuneration, depending on experience.

  • Singapore citizens and permanent residents are eligible for provident fund benefits.

  • Medical benefits in accordance with the Medical Benefit Plan.

  • Vacation leave of 28 days per calendar year.

 
Other benefits that the University provides and information about working in NUS and living in Singapore are available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm. Terms and conditions, according to university guidelines, are subject to changes without prior notice.

If you would wish to find out more about GPN@NUS, please visit the website: http://gpn.nus.edu.sg

Invitation to apply
Interested applicants are invited to email their applications, consisting of:
- Resume and cover letter outlining your research interest, qualifications and experience (if any)
- Personal particulars form
- NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants

All applications should be submitted to Ms Dione Ng (gpn@nus.edu.sg), with subject header as "Application for Position - Research Assistant (Full-Time)" for processing. Review of applications will begin in late May 2018, and will continue until the appointment is made. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 


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