Centre for International Law

Student Research Positions

Student Research Assistants Required (ESI‐CIL Nuclear Governance Project)

Ever wondered what it would be like to research cutting‐edge issues on a multidisciplinary topic?
Keen to find out more about what exactly happened during the Fukushima‐Daiichi, Chernobyl or Three Mile Island incidents?

Here is your chance to be part of this exciting project and find out more…

Two university‐level research centres at the National University of Singapore (NUS)—the Centre for International Law (CIL) and the NUS Energy Studies Institute (ESI)—recently secured a joint research grant for nuclear law and policy research as part of the Singapore Government’s Nuclear Policy Research Programme. The ESI‐CIL Nuclear Governance Project is for a term of three years beginning in January 2016 and will focus on two main research areas: international, regional and national legislative and regulatory frameworks for nuclear safety and security; and nuclearliability.

CIL is looking to hire Junior Research Assistants who would be able to work during the academic year and term break. NUS Law students as well as postgraduate studentsfrom otherfaculties with a legal academic background are welcome to apply.

Successful applicants will be part of a multidisciplinary team working with researchers at ESI. They can look forward to working with top experts in thisfield. Students wishing to pursue postgraduate studies will also be in a unique position to use the experience and networks gained from the research project as a springboard to further their studies.

For more information on the ESI‐CIL Nuclear Governance Project, please visit www.nucleargovernance.sg.

Terms of the Employment

  1. CIL Junior Research Assistants will be paid according to the NUS Students Work Scheme (NSWS).
  2. CIL Junior Research Assistants will work in the CIL office at Bukit Timah Campus and at ESI at Kent Ridge Campus.

Application Procedure

To apply for the position, please submit the following to Ms Yvonne Lee at cilleey@nus.edu.sg by 31 May 2017, Wednesday.

  1. Your CV
  2. A letter of interest that highlights your demonstrated interest in public international law and your legal research and writing abilities.

Only shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview. For more details on the position, please email Ms Yvonne Lee at cilleey@nus.edu.sg.

Applications closed