Singapore Management University, School of Law
Post-Doctoral Fellowship/Research Fellow

The School of Law at the Singapore Management University invites applications to fill one Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Fellow position, to start work on 1 April 2016.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires a doctorate degree in law from a reputable university. The candidate should possess research experience in cross border commercial law with a demonstrated record of research output in the form of refereed journal articles or conference papers. An interest in research in the Asian context is an advantage but not mandatory. The applicant must be of exceptional calibre, having attained a doctoral degree in law which must have been successfully completed and examined during the period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2015. Exceptional applicants who have submitted their dissertations and are awaiting their viva would also be considered.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Appointment will be on a one-year term contract basis, with provisions for renewal for a further year subject to good performance and needs of the School of Law. Research support will be provided as well as a competitive salary commensurate with relevant qualifications, experience, track record and research potential.

1. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence at SMU throughout the term of his or her appointment.
2. The Fellow will be expected to conduct research during the term of the appointment. It is expected that the Fellow will publish in a reputable refereed journal during his or her term of the appointment and give at least one Research Seminar at SMU.
3. The Fellow will be expected to assist in the administration work of the various Centres and Initiatives at SMU which includes the organization of seminars and conferences or other events for SMU and the writing of reports and position papers.
4. The Fellow with the necessary expertise may be asked to teach or co-teach one course according to the needs of the School.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, a description of research interest and philosophy, selected publications (if any), a list of 2 or 3 referees with full contact information, and any other supporting documents to The successful applicant will commence their Fellowship at the start of April 2016 and conclude them at the end of March 2017.

The closing date for the receipt of applications and references is 15 December 2015.

FURTHER INFORMATION: All correspondence should be addressed to Associate Professor WAN Wai Yee, Email: (Please quote reference number in all correspondence: PDF/RF-SSRN-2015)

Posted 11/27/15