NUS Global Asia Institute (GAI) 2019-03-24T01:30:40+00:00

Job description:

The NUS (the National University of Singapore) Global Asia Institute (GAI) invites applications for Research Assistant Professor / Research Fellow positions from scholars with strong skills in experimental social psychology, health psychology, or behavioural science.

Candidates should have an outstanding record in an accredited PhD program in psychology or behavioural science. We value applicants interested in lab experiments, field experiments, and intervention studies. The candidate is expected to have a strong psychology background and an interest in issues such as social inequality, social comparison or health behavior. He or she would spend 2 to 3 years at GAI and conduct experiments in the lab as well as in the field. The candidate will also collaborate with a number of behavioral and experimental economists, psychologists and healthcare scholars, to produce research that integrates insights from psychology, economics and other fields. Skills in handling secondary data would be a plus.

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

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

– Cover letter
– Curriculum vitae
– Research Statement
– Publication list
– Two best papers (published/working paper)
– Three letters of reference
– Three referees with complete contact information


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Application Instructions:
Please submit the PDF file to with subject header as “Application for Research Assistant Professor / Research Fellow at NUS GAI”