About the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations

The Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) was established by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School in 2010 and aims to promote relevant and impactful research on governance issues that are relevant to Asia, including corporate governance, corporate sustainability, governance of family firms, state-linked companies, business groups, and institutions. CGIO organises events such as public lectures, industry roundtables and academic conferences on topics related to governance.

Research Analyst / Research Associate

Job Description
Conduct and coordinate corporate governance and sustainability projects under the guidance of Principal Investigators (faculty members).

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Compile, analyse, interpret and maintain data
  • Supervise and liaise with student assistants to code data
  • Prepare briefs, reports, articles and presentations
  • Meet stakeholders and project partners
  • Monitor project budget
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Principal Investigators

Job Requirements

  1. ­Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the fields of Accountancy, Business, Economics or equivalent
  2. Familiarity with company documents such as annual reports preferred, though not required
  3. Proficient in spreadsheet, database, and basic data analysis
  4. Strong command of the English language, particularly writing ability
  5. An independent team player who is meticulous and responsible

For selection purposes, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter with photo
  2. CV
  3. Academic transcripts

Application closes on 31 May 2019 or until the position is filled.

Interested applicants are to email your documents submission to Ms Verity Thoi, Centre Manager, CGIO, at verity.thoi@nus.edu.sg. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Part Time Research Assistant

Job Description
Conduct and coordinate corporate governance and sustainability projects under the guidance of Principal Investigators (faculty members).

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Compile, analyse, interpret and maintain data
  • Supervise and liaise with student assistants to code data
  • Prepare briefs, reports, articles and presentations
  • Meet stakeholders and project partners
  • Monitor project budget
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Principal Investigators

Job Requirements

  1. ­Bachelor’ degree with a good knowledge of sustainability and governance.
  2. ­Familiarity with company documents such as annual reports preferred, though not required
  3. ­Proficient in spreadsheet, database, and basic data analysis
  4. ­Strong command of the English language, particularly writing ability
  5. ­An independent team player who is meticulous and responsible

For selection purposes, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter with photo
  2. CV
  3. Academic transcripts

Application closes on 31 May 2019 or until the position is filled.

Interested applicants are to email your documents submission to Ms Verity Thoi, Centre Manager, CGIO, at verity.thoi@nus.edu.sg. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Collaboration Opportunities

At CGIO, we aim to deliver thought leadership, centred in Asia, with a global influence that contributes to organisational excellence and sustainability. As a research centre, we welcome collaboration opportunities and support from companies, trusts, foundations and individuals. If you are interested in research collaborations or funding our research efforts, please contact Ms Verity Thoi, Manager: Verity.Thoi@nus.edu.sg