Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (2 posts) for SSRC-Funded Projects National University of Singapore, Centre for Family and Population Research

Building Human Capacity in Singapore’s Population:

Testing Innovations in Human Development


Call for Applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (2 posts) 


Positions are intended for outstanding active researchers from around the world to work on a longitudinal study on childhood development. The Postdoctoral Fellows will work closely with the project investigators in experiment/questionnaire design, conducting analysis, and writing of reports and publications.



1. A PhD in a social science discipline from a recognized university.
2. Research interest and expertise in the domain of family and children. Preference will be given to
those who focus on any of the following areas: early childhood development, linguistic
development, cross-cultural families, savings attitude and/or school attendance among lowincome
3. Possesses strong research skills and good publication record.
4. Candidates who are familiar with longitudinal data analysis are preferred.
5. Excellent communication skills
6. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills


The fellowships will also provide support for conference organization and/or attendance (on application and subject to approval).


Terms and Conditions


The appointment will be tenable for a period of one year at the first instance with a possibility for extension. Projected date of commencement: As soon as possible.

The fellowship comes with a competitive remuneration and benefits package, depending on the candidate’s qualifications, track record, potential and experience.

Other benefits that the University provides and other information about working in NUS and living in Singapore are available at Terms and conditions, according to university guidelines, are subject to change without prior notice.


Invitation to apply

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications, consisting of:

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. A research statement (max of 3 pages)
4. Contact information for at least 3 references with 1-page biography of each referee
5. Personal particulars form
6. NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants


All applications and enquiries should be sent to Zuraihah Mohamad via with the subject “SSRC Postdoc Application”. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified (via email).

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