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FAMILY STUDIES RESEARCH PROGRAMME
INVITATION TO APPLY
The National University of Singapore invites applicants for the above, to be based at the Institute for Asian Research.
AREA OF EXPERTISE
The successful candidate will be someone who has a PhD degree in social sciences for example, sociology, psychology, social work, economics, social geography or political science. The applicant should be able to conduct research with definite policy implications for Singapore in the context of developments in Asia.
EXAMPLES OF FAMILY RESEARCH PROJECTS
These are some examples of the range of family research
* Family Issues in the context of rapid population ageing
* Dual-career families and family-work conflict resolution
The Singapore government has recently been promoting regionalization in an effort to maintain Singapore's economic competitiveness in the new global economy. What are the implications for the Singapore family? Policy formulation in this area needs to be guided by research on the impact of globalisation on the Singapore family.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with staff in the Family Studies Research Programme with ongoing research in these areas.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2. A salary of S$3,000 per month. The salary is taxable.
3. A settling-in allowance/travel subsidy of S$2,000, payable once only.
4. An allowance of S$500 per month (token contribution towards accommodation and other expenses).
The allowance is also taxable.
5. Provident fund benefits for Singapore citizens and permanent residents.
6. Holiday leave of 28 days in a calendar year.
7. Medical leave of 15 days per year for outpatient treatment and 60 days if hospitalisation is needed.
8. Three months' notice for termination or payment of three months' salary in lieu of notice. In addition, the Postdoctoral Fellow will be eligible to apply for
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to:
* Participate in joint research projects with NUS staff to support the Family Studies Research Programme.
* Participate in organizing workshops and conferences under the Family Studies Research Programme.
* Give first right of refusal for at least one publication to the Family Studies Research Programme.
* Contribute to the activities of graduate students.
* He/she may participate in some part-time teaching.
Interested applicants should submit the following:
The required scores are: A minimum TOEFL score of 580 for paper-based test; or a minimum ELTS score of 6.0.
* A proposal for research you wish to carry out if awarded the Fellowship to: