Assistant Professor

The Centre for Behavioural Economics at the National University of Singapore invites applications for research assistant professor (tenure track) position from scholars with strong skills in applied empirical methods and econometrics, and a strong interest in the science of behavioural change. Experience in field experiments is a plus. Candidates should have an outstanding record in an accredited PhD programme in economics or a related field. Successful candidates will collaborate with a team of passionate researchers to work on exciting projects which have immediate policy and commercial implications. Research grants will also be provided to fund independent work.

There will be no teaching obligations for the first contract period. Salaries are globally competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications, track record, potential, and experience.

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

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Publication list
  • Two best papers (published/working papers)
  • Two letters of reference
  • Information on 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 Research Assistant Professor at NUS CBE”.

Interviews will be held at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in January 2018. Applications must be submitted by December 15, 2017 to receive full consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Research Fellow

Centre for Behavioural Economics at the National University of Singapore seeks to fill two Research Fellow positions.

Candidates should possess or be close to obtaining a PhD. The candidate should have a solid training in applied empirical methods and econometrics. Fresh doctoral graduates who wish to enhance their research credential are welcome to apply. Background in behavioural and experimental economics is desirable, but not required. 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 send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and publication list, two best papers (published or working paper), the names of three referees with complete contact information and any other supporting documents to the following:

  • Prof Ho Teck Hua and  Prof Chong Juin Kuan
    (c/o Serene Ng)
    Centre for Behavioural Economics
    NUS Business School
    Biz 2 Building, #05-08
    1 Business Link
    Singapore 117592
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Information on the centre can be found at http://bschool.nus.edu.sg/cbe

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