Post-doctoral Fellow in Public Policy
School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University

Job Description
The postdoctoral fellow will participate in an emerging research agenda focused on contemporary
public policy issues. An interest and demonstrated research on theoretical aspects related to
policy design and analysis would be an advantage. The position is particularly well suited for (but
not limited to) applicants with a background in environmental, transportation, energy, or
technology policy issues.
The research will involve a project focusing on one of the following:
• Policy design, analysis, and analytics
• Socio-technical systems, transitions, and technology policy
• Sustainable urban and Infrastructure policies
Applicants must have a Ph.D. before starting the position. The ideal applicant has a background
in public policy and is familiar with contemporary policy design and analysis issues, and has a
strong publication track record. Research experience and track record in conducting primary data
collection and analysis in Southeast Asia and/or possession of analytical skills is a plus. Strong
applicants from relevant social science disciplines, as well as interdisciplinary scholars trained
and published in public policy, are encouraged to apply.
Singapore dollars 4,000 to Singapore dollars 4,400 per month for up to 12 months (including 1
month bonus).
How to Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis from 10 April 2016. Please email the following
items to
1) Cover letter describing your research interests, interest in the position, and relevant skills
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) 2 reference letters (emailed directly from referees, with “Postdoc” and your name as subject)
4) 2 Writing samples (first-authored published papers or manuscripts are strongly preferred)
5) Optional project proposal (Max 1000 words - should include: background, aims, tasks and
expected outcomes and references)
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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