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Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (3 year-contract, renewable)

March 16 - August 1

The Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG), at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, invites applications for TWO Research Fellowships in the fields of:

  1. International Relations, with a focus on Southeast Asia
  2. International Politics of Technology

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 focuses on the prospects of regional and global order; the future of economic globalisation/de-globalisation and their impact on Asia; the alignment postures of Southeast Asia in an era of superpower competition; and the impact of technology and artificial intelligence on international politics (https://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/cag).


The candidate will conduct independent, in-depth, and publishable research on issues in his/her expertise and contribute to the Centre’s agenda on:

  1. The international relations of Southeast Asia OR
  2. The international politics of technology, including but not limited to the geopolitics of technological competition, techno-nationalism, and the strategic implications of emerging technology. The preferred regional area of focus is Asia (Northeast, Southeast Asia, and South Asia).

S/he is expected to initiate and organize research projects, workshops, conferences, and other research events. S/he should be able to reach out to publishers and actively engage with academia, policy practitioners, and media and business leaders, as well as apply for external grants. In addition, s/he is expected to play a role in coordinating with other researchers and contribute to the broader intellectual life of the centre.


  • Ph.D. degree in the social sciences with preference for Political Science/International Relations
    • Expertise in the International Relations of Asia with a focus on Southeast Asia OR
    • Expertise in the political economy, geopolitical, or security aspects of technology
  • 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


  • 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 Procedure

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
  • Copies of Academic certificates and transcripts
  • wo samples of academic publications
  • Three letters of reference (mail to cag@nus.edu.sg)
  • Joining date: August 1, 2023 (preferred, but negotiable)
  • Application deadline: Open until filled

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

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