Postdoctoral Fellow (Childless Aging in Singapore and Thailand)

Postdoctoral Fellow (Childless Aging in Singapore and Thailand)

Job title: Postdoctoral Fellow (Childless Aging in Singapore and Thailand)

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Job description: Job Opportunity at National University of Singapore for Research Project on Childless Aging in Singapore and Thailand (CAST) The postdoctoral fellowship is intended for outstanding active researchers Job Opportunity at National University of Singapore for Research Project on Childless Aging in Singapore and Thailand (CAST) The postdoctoral fellowship is intended for outstanding active researchers from around the world to work on a mixed methods study that examines the demographics of childless older populations, pathways to childlessness, and the well-being of childless older persons in Singapore and Thailand. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with PIs (Sociology, National University of Singapore) and (Economics, Singapore Management University) in overseeing research project management, conducting data analysis, writing and publishing research papers. The postdoctoral fellowship will also provide support for conference attendance (on application and subject to approval). Terms and conditions The appointment is tenable for a period of one year, with a possibility of renewal; Projected date of commencement: September 2021 ; The postdoctoral 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. Qualifications The applicant should have the following: Qualifications A Ph.D. in a social science discipline from a recognized university, preferably in Sociology, Economics, Psychology, and Gerontology; Research expertise in population aging, family demography, and Asian societies; Strong quantitative research skills and good publication records; Candidates who are also familiar with qualitative data analysis are preferred; Excellent written and spoken communication skills; Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; Invitation to apply Interested applicants are invited to apply directly at . To receive full consideration, please send in your application and the following documents: Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Research statement (no more than 3 pages); One writing sample (e.g., a published research paper or a dissertation chapter); Recommendation letters from 4 referees (with letterhead and signature); Copies of degree scrolls and transcripts. For more information, please visit . We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Expected salary: $60000 – 72000 per year

Location: Singapore

Job date: Sat, 15 May 2021 22:36:30 GMT

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