Job Openings: Asian Studies, Research Fellowships

Institution: National University of Singapore, Asia Research Institute
Location:   Singapore
Position:   Fellow, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Professional; Research Fellowship at Asia Research Institute , National University
of Singapore

(Senior) Research Fellowships, One-Year Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications are invited for (Senior) Research Fellowships and Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) for commencement between June/July 2013 or  December 2013/January 2014 .

Applications for One-Year Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowship are also invited for commencement between April, July or October 2013.

The positions are intended for outstanding active researchers from around the world, to work on an important piece of research in the social sciences and humanities. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged.  Up to three months of a 12-month fellowship may be spent conducting fieldwork in the Asian region.

A majority of the positions will be allocated to the more specific areas listed below.  However some will be reserved for outstanding projects in any area outside of those listed.  Applicants should mention which category they are applying to or if none, indicate open category.  Applications which link more than one field are also welcome.

3-Month Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowship Appointments

Applications are invited for 3-month Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowships at the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore to commence in April, July or October 2013. The positions
are intended for outstanding researchers whose work focus on Asia, with a balance anticipated between senior and junior scholars. Interested applicants should have at least a PhD with a few years of postdoctoral research experience.  Applicants are invited to indicate which of the ARI clusters they would like to be affiliated with (see information about clusters below).  Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. The position is essentially a writing fellowship, and at least one published outcome is expected.  Applicants who do not normally publish in English will be encouraged and assisted to do so.

This fellowship comes with a monthly honorarium of S$2,250, plus complimentary university housing and travel assistance.

Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowships under the ARI Sabbatical Leave Scheme

Applications are invited for Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowships under the ARI Sabbatical Leave Scheme at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) to commence in April, July or October 2012. The positions are intended for researchers whose work focus on Asia and would like to devote the sabbatical term from their home institutions to conduct work in ARI, NUS. Interested applicants should have at least a PhD
with a few years of postdoctoral research experience.  Applicants are invited to indicate which of the ARI clusters they would like to be affiliated with.  Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. The position is essentially a writing fellowship, and at least one published outcome is expected.  Applicants who do not normally publish in English will be encouraged and assisted to do so.

As the Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowships under ARI Sabbatical Leave Scheme are intended mainly for researchers who are in active employment of their home institutions, applicants are expected to be self-financed. For contracts that are at least 3 months, medical benefit will be provided and travel assistance may be provided where necessary and. Details of housing benefit will be provided to successful candidates.

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ABOUT THE ASIA RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ARI)

The Asia Research Institute (ARI) was established as a university-level institute in July 2001 as one of the strategic initiatives of the National University of Singapore (NUS). Its mission is to provide a world-class focus and resource for research on the Asian region, located at one of its communication hubs.

ARI engages the humanities and social sciences broadly defined, and especially interdisciplinary frontiers between and beyond disciplines.

INVITATION TO APPLY

For more details on the fellowships, areas of research focus and application procedures, please refer to our website at http://www.ari.nus.edu.sg/events/ari-job-opportunities.htm

For submission of applications, reference letters and/or queries, email to joinari@nus.edu.sg

Closing date for applications and submission of reference letters is 24 August 2012.

Website: www.ari.nus.edu.sg

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