Research Assistant Professor and Research Fellow

The Centre for Behavioural Economics at the National University of Singapore aspires to develop thought leadership in behavioural economics and to be the first research centre in Singapore that is exclusively devoted to behavioural economics research.

The centre invites applications for Research Assistant Professor and Research Fellow positions from scholars with strong interests in applied empirical methods and econometrics and/or field experiments. There is a minimum of two positions to be filled.

Candidates should have an outstanding record in an accredited PhD program in behavioural and experimental economics or a related field. Successful candidates will collaborate with a team of passionate researchers to work on exciting projects. Research grants will be provided to fund own independent work where applicable.

Appointments will be on a term-contract of one to three years, and renewable when necessary. Salaries are globally competitive and commensurate with candidate's qualifications, track record, potential, experience.

Interested applicants should submit the following in electronic form (PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Publication list
  • Two best papers (published/working papers)
  • Three reference letters
  • Three referees with complete contact information

Please send the electronic submission to Ms Serene Ng at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the subject header as “Application for Assistant Professor/Research Fellow at NUS CBE”.

Interviews will be held at the ASSA meetings in Atlanta, Georgia in January 2019. Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2018 to receive full consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.