CIL Research Positions in International Dispute Resolution

The Centre for International Law (CIL) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) is embarking on a new research programme in International Dispute Resolution (IDR) in which it will undertake research in the various methods of resolving disputes. CIL currently has two positions for Research Fellows. Candidates with a doctorate in international law are preferred, but CIL will also consider applicants with an LL.M. in international law if they also have practical experience in dispute resolution. Candidates who have held internships at the PCA or ICJ are encouraged to apply if they have the requisite academic qualifications. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV to Ms Renee Chan, CIL's head of human resources, at by no later than 4 May 2015. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the end of May for an interview.

Upcoming CIL Events


CIL News

Positions in Int’l Dispute Resolution
CIL currently has two positions for Research Fellows for its new research programme in International Dispute Resolution. MORE »
Summer Internship with ILC
CIL is accepting applications for a summer internship with the International Law Commission (ILC). MORE »
Research Assistant Positions
CIL is looking for three research assistants for the Investment Treaty Programme. Application deadline: 27 March 2015 MORE »
CIL Welcomes New Research Associate
CIL is pleased to announce that Chang Ya Lan has joined CIL as a Research Associate. MORE »
New Senior Visiting Research Fellow
CIL welcomed Senior Visiting Research Fellow Dr Lynn Kuok in February 2015. MORE »
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Research & Publications

Towards a Rules-Based Community: An ASEAN Legal Service
By Jean-Claude Piris and Walter Woon, S.C.
Cambridge University Press, 2015
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  • Book Chapter | By: Michael Ewing-Chow & James Losari
    “Which is to be the Master? Extra-Arbitral Interpretative Procedures for IIAs”
  • Book Chapter | By: Robert Beckman & Leo Bernard
    “Maritime Boundary Disputes in the East and South China Seas”
  • Article | By: James Losari & Michael Ewing-Chow
    “A Clash of Treaties: The Lawfulness of Countermeasures in International Trade Law and International Investment Law”
  • Book | By: Stefano Inama and Edmund W. Sim
    “Rules of Origin in ASEAN – A Way Forward”
  • Article | By: James Losari & Michael Ewing-Chow
    “Pacific Rim Investment Treaty Practice: Regional Considerations – Reflective or Reactionary? Indonesia’s Approaches to International Investment Agreements and Recommendations for the Future” pdf-icon-small PDF

CIL Researchers’ Activities

Ocean Environmental Contingency Plan
Denise Cheong was invited to speak at the Workshop on “National Ocean Environmental Contingency Plan in Asian Pacific States”. MORE »
2nd Conference on the South China Sea
CIL Director Robert Beckman presented a paper at the 2nd Conference on the South China Sea at Nanjing University. MORE »
Participation at ACIA Forum
CIL’s Prof Ewing-Chow was invited by ASEAN Secretariat and the WTI to speak at the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement Forum. MORE »
Training Govt Officials on ACIA
CIL’s Prof Ewing-Chow was invited by the ASEAN Secretariat and the World Trade Institute to train Indonesian govt officials on the ACIA. MORE »
109th Annual Meeting of ASIL
CIL Director Beckman, CIL’s Dr Hao Duy Phan, Dr Sun Zhen, Leo Bernard and James Losari attended the 109th Annual Meeting of ASIL. MORE »
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