Research Associate at the Centre for Family and Population Research National University of Singapore, Centre for Family and Population Research Singapore

Applications are invited for a full-time position as Research Associate at the Centre for Family and Population Research for commencement as soon as possible. The appointment will be tenable for a period of 1 year at the first instance, with the possibility of renewal.


CFPR is dedicated to scientific advancement of research and training in the study of trends, determinants, and consequences of family and population changes, particularly changes in Asia. The Research Associate will assist the Centre’s Director Deputy Directors and Steering Committee members with the following duties:


1. Assist in research projects
2. Assist in research project funding applications as well as research grant management as and when requested
3. Assist in organizing research events and handling administrative matters of visitors
4. Design and implement research communication platforms
5. Develop and maintain the Centre’s web portal to publicize activities of the Centre
6. Attend meetings related to the work of the Centre and produce minutes of meeting
7. Write research briefs and centre reports
8. Other ad-hoc duties as assigned


Job requirements

The candidate should possess the following:
1. An Honours or Master Degree in a humanities or social sciences discipline from a recognized university
2. Research interest in humanities or social sciences, preferably topics related to the Centre’s research themes
3. Excellent written and spoken communication skills
4. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
5. Experience in managing budgets and/or website management, and familiarity with basic financial accounting concepts is a plus


Invitation to apply

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

1. Cover letter and Resume (outlining your interest, qualifications and expected salary)
2. Personal particulars form
3. NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants


All applications and informal enquiries should be sent to Miss Zuraihah Mohamad via We regret that only successful candidates will be notified (via email).

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