Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Researchers in Singapore, 2014

National University of Singapore is offering Postdoctoral Fellowships in the field of social sciences and humanities. PhD candidate at the point of application, they may also apply provided that they are confirmed for graduation by their commencement date at ARI. Contract is tenable for a period of one year in the first instance with a possibility of another term of one year based upon evaluation and funding availability (i.e. up to a total of a two-year term). The fellowships will include an all-inclusive, fixed monthly salary of S$5000, a monthly housing allowance of S$500 and a one-off travel subsidy of S$2000 will be provided (the latter two are applicable to non-Singaporeans only). These will be subjected to taxation in accordance with local tax laws.

Study Subject (s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of social sciences and humanities.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program.
Scholarship Provider: National University of Singapore
Scholarship can be taken at: Singapore

Eligibility:
-Candidates must have fulfilled all requirements of securing a PhD from a reputable university.
-If you are still a PhD candidate at the point of application, you may also apply provided that you are confirmed for graduation by your commencement date at ARI. An official letter from the Registrar Office of your university will be required to confirm the award of your PhD degree.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Researchers from around the world can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: All positions are intended for outstanding active researchers from around the world, to work on an important piece of Asia-related research in the social sciences and humanities.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Contract is tenable for a period of one year in the first instance with a possibility of another term of one year based upon evaluation and funding availability (ie, up  to a total of a two-year term).

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What does it cover? These postdoctoral fellowships will include an all-inclusive, fixed monthly salary of S$5000, a monthly housing allowance of S$500 and a one-off travel subsidy of S$2000 will be provided (the latter two are applicable to non-Singaporeans only). These will be subjected to taxation in accordance with local tax laws. There is support for research fieldwork and conference attendance (on application and subject to approval).

Notification: Only successful candidates will be notified (via email). Candidates who do not hear from the University within 10 weeks after the closing date of the advertisement may assume the position has been filled.

How to Apply: Interested applicants are invited to email their applications, consisting of:
-A completed application form. Please ensure that the application form submitted is in MS Word or equivalent editable formats only. Submissions of applications, reference letters and/or queries are to be submitted via email to joinari-at-nus.edu.sg.
Curriculum Vitae;
-Synopsis of the proposed research project (maximum of 8-10 single-lined pages);
-At least one short sample of published work, preferably in English.
-It is primarily your responsibility to ensure that a minimum of two letters of reference are sent to us in confidence via email reporting on the applicant’s academic standing and on the applicant’s research project by 15 August 2014.
-Reference letters must clearly state your name, position and cluster applied for.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 August 2014.

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