Singapore Management University School of Law
Post-doctoral Research Fellow 2016

The School of Law at the Singapore Management University (SMU) has an opening for one Post-doctoral Research Fellow position, commencing on 1 April 2016.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires a PhD (obtained within the last three years) in law and/or economics from a reputable academic institution and the candidate must have doctoral training in economics, finance, statistics, econometrics and/or empirical work. He or she must have experience in generating and working with datasets. A strong command of the English language and an active demonstrable interest in research in capital markets and financial regulation in Asian economies is essential.

Doctoral candidates whose dissertation is all but complete are also encouraged to apply.

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 the needs of the School. Research support will be provided as well as a competitive salary commensurate with relevant qualifications, experience, track record and research potential. The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will be required to conduct research in respect of listed firms in Singapore and Hong Kong as part of the research project on Legal Transplantation of Corporate and Securities Laws in Singapore and Hong Kong.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, a description of research interest, selected publications, a list of two referees with full contact information, and any other supporting documents to

The closing date for the receipt of applications and references is 31 December 2015.

All correspondence should be addressed to Associate Professor WAN Wai Yee, Associate Dean (Teaching and Curriculum). Email: (Please quote reference number in all correspondence: RF-PDF-T2).

Posted 10/28/15