Research Fellow (Arts, Culture and Media)
Institute of Policy Studies
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The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) is a policy research think-tank in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.
The Arts, Culture and Media cluster is looking to hire a Research Fellow for arts and cultural policy research. The Research Fellow will have the opportunity to develop and contribute research skills, domain knowledge and expertise to current and future research on the arts and culture in Singapore. The candidate will benefit from the exposure to intellectual exchange and networking through participation in conferences, closed-door discussions and other forums.
The job scope includes:
- Setting research agendas
- Coordinating data collection efforts
- Editing books and writing monographs
- Organising conferences presenting findings to policymakers and other stakeholders
- Possess a Doctorate in the Social Sciences, preferably in an arts-related discipline, such as arts management, cultural studies, or theatre studies, from a reputed university;
- Have strong interest and understanding of the issues affecting the arts and culture in Singapore;
- Demonstrate experience in research, field work, data collection and data analysis;
- Demonstrate the ability to work independently.
What you can expect from the job:
The Research Fellow will have the opportunity to work in a research team that examines a range of policy issues related to the arts, culture and media. The researcher will work with the cluster head to spearhead new projects and there will be opportunities to work on research initiated by the Institute and the government. The researcher will be able to publish his/her in different outlets such as academic and media platforms.
Please attach a cover letter, resume with two samples of your best written work, and click the "Apply now" button.
Your cover letter should include details such as your nationality, highest qualifications, last drawn salary, expected salary and reasons for leaving your last/current position. Please also state when you expect to be able to begin work, if this position is offered to you.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
(The NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is located 5-8 minutes’ walk from the Botanic Gardens MRT, which is served by the Circle and new Downtown 2 MRT lines).
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About Institute of Policy Studies
You will enjoy the prestige and pride of working alongside bright, diverse and dedicated people who constantly strive to push boundaries. Being part of NUS is more than just a career – it could be a life-changing experience. With a broad range of departments, faculties, schools, research institutes and centres, initiatives, projects and schemes, you will enjoy abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. No matter what you do, it is an amazing place to be.
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