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Research Fellows

Successful candidates should possess a PhD in a relevant field or have substantial relevant working experience, in one of the following specialisations:-

 

Social Resilience and National Security (Centre of Excellence for National Security - CENS)

The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the research agenda of CENS and may be expected to teach at the postgraduate level as well. Areas of focus could include but are not limited to how factors such as multiculturalism, immigration and citizenship policies, as well as social class, impact on social resilience and national security.

Applicants with the ability to perform quantitative research will be considered a bonus.

The successful applicant will commence on a 1-year contract (subject to renewal thereafter) at a mutually agreed commencement date.

 

Radicalisation Studies (Centre of Excellence for National Security - CENS)

The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the research agenda of CENS and may be expected to teach at the postgraduate level as well.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

• causes and early warning indicators of violent extremism
• counter-radicalisation strategies and policies
• global best practices in detainee rehabilitation
• identity politics and violent extremism
• the Internet and violent extremism

Demonstrated familiarity with the Southeast Asian theatre in particular will be considered as a plus point.

The successful applicant will commence on a 1-year contract (subject to renewal thereafter) at a mutually agreed commencement date.

For the above 2 positions, all applicants should submit a full CV, together with a research proposal and 3 letters of recommendation to the Head of Administration.


 

Associate Research Fellows (Centre of Excellence for National Security – CENS) in one of the following specialisations:-

Radicalisation Studies

Areas of research interest could include but are not limited to causes and early warning indicators of violent extremism, counter-radicalisation strategies and policies, global best practices in detainee rehabilitation, identity politics and violent extremism and the Internet and violent extremism.

The successful applicant will be expected organise and/or assist in the organisation of conferences, seminars and other relevant events

Social Resilience

Areas of research interest could include but are not limited to how factors such as multiculturalism, immigration and citizenship policies, as well as social class, impact on social resilience.

The successful applicant will be expected organise and/or assist in the organisation of conferences, seminars and other relevant events

Homeland Defence

The successful applicant will be required to undertake in-depth and multi-disciplinary research in the area of social media analysis and strategic communication.

He/She will be expected organise and/or assist in the organisation of conferences, seminars and other relevant events.

For these 3 Associate Research Fellow positions, applicants should

• Hold a Master’s degree in Political Science OR a related discipline.
• Show a demonstrated interest and commitment to research
• Show a demonstrated capacity to work independently and as part of a team
• Possess language proficiency in English
• Possess strong communication skills (writing and verbal)
• Possess a strong sense of responsibility/commitment, personal initiative and flexibility

All applicants should submit a full CV, together with 2 references, 1 writing sample, a cover letter justifying their interest in the position and our Application for Employment Form (click here to download the form) to the Head of Administration.


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