Senior Research Fellow (International Dispute Resolution)

Job Description & Qualification

CIL is accepting applications for a Senior Research Fellow in the international dispute resolution area, with the following main duties:

• Conduct and lead research in the range of international dispute resolution mechanisms, primarily conciliation, mediation, arbitration and adjudication, involving both states and private parties.
• Conceptualize and lead conferences, seminars, workshops and trainings in international dispute resolution, and take a key role in CIL’s annual Singapore International Arbitration Academy and International Law Year in Review Conference.

Candidates must have a law degree and at least 5 years of experience in private or government practice. Also required are highly developed research and writing skills; strong leadership, organizational and communications skills. An LLM and/or a PhD in a relevant international law area being highly desirable. Candidates from the region and/or with knowledge of regional language(s) will have an advantage.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should send the following as one document to Ms Sadhna Rai at by 28 February 2019:
• CV
• Letter of interest
• Two writing samples
• The names/contact information of two referees

About the Organization

CIL was established in 2009 at the National University of Singapore in response to the growing need for international law expertise, capacity‐building and thought leadership in the Asia‐Pacific region. CIL is a university-level research centre, with the mission of producing cutting edge research on international law. It is also at the forefront of capacity‐building initiatives in the Asia‐Pacific region through workshops, conferences, trainings and academic programmes reaching a diverse audience of government and private sector professionals as well as academics. CIL’s main research focus areas are International Dispute Resolution, Investment Law and Policy, Law and Integration in the Asia-Pacific, and Ocean Law and Policy.

Additional Information

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Job ID

ID: J4575