Job Opening: 3-Month Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowship Appointments

job opening - 5National University of Singapore, Asia Research Institute

3-Month Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowship Appointments
Location:   Singapore

Applications are invited for 3-Month Visiting (Senior) Research Fellowships at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) to commence in October 2013 or January 2014. 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 ARI clusters they 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.

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


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.


For more details on the fellowships, areas of research focus and application procedures, please refer to our website at

For submission of applications, reference letters and/or queries, email to

Closing date for applications and submission of reference letters is 8 March 2013.


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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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