VACANCY |  Research Associate at National University of Singapore: Apply by May 21

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About Centre for International Law

The Centre for International Law (CIL) was established in 2009 as a university-level research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). It is located on the Bukit Timah Campus of NUS, together with the Faculty of Law. As a university-level research institute, CIL engages in both legal and multi-disciplinary research on a wide variety of international law issues.

Its mission is to enable Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region to play a more significant role in the promotion and development of international law. CIL’s vision is to become a regional intellectual hub and thought leader for research on and teaching of international law. More on CIL can be found here:

About the Job

CIL is seeking applications for a Research Associate for a period of two (2) years from candidates with an LLM related to public international law or, law of the sea or and a demonstrable interest in oceans law and policy and the international regulation of shipping. 

The Research Associate Programme at CIL provides an exciting opportunity to engage with and learn from other oceans law and policy scholars and experts in the CIL Oceans Law and Policy Team in a dynamic and supportive research environment. CIL provides opportunities for its research staff to engage in joint research as well as individual research. CIL also provides opportunities for its junior research staff to attend regional and international conferences, workshops and symposiums, including the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy.

CIL researchers are encouraged to publish their research in a variety of forums.  In addition to conducting research, members of the research team are expected to assist in planning and organising international and regional conferences, workshops and training courses for both academic and training and capacity purposes; as well as carry out any other administrative duties necessary to further CIL’s vision and mission. Candidates should have some experience in working in a team, and also be able to work independently with minimal supervision. 

Candidates with a particular interest in Southeast Asia and its regional institutions are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have working experience in an academic research institute, international organization or government agency are also welcome.  


• Masters in Law (LLM) in international law (public international law, law of the sea or related field); 
• At least 2 years of working experience; 
• Demonstrable interest in oceans law and policy; 
• Must have a working knowledge of English.



Application Procedure

Click Here To Apply.

Applications open on 21 April 2023 and close on 21 May 2023. 

1. Interested applicants are invited to apply online with a:
• covering letter detailing their experience, why they want to work at CIL and any particular research interests; 
• a detailed curriculum vitae (no more than 3 pages) setting out their educational and work history; 
• 2 samples of written work; 
• Names and contact details of 2 referees.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted no later than 1 August 2023. The interview will be conducted via Zoom. 

Official notification is here.

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