Apologies for cross-reposting – deadline has been extended to 16 September 2016


Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for TWO Postdoctoral Fellows to work on a research project entitled CHILD HEALTH AND MIGRANT PARENTS IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA (CHAMPSEA): WAVE II. Both positions will be based in Singapore.


The successful candidate will be someone who holds a PhD degree (or is awaiting conferment) and has research interests in a relevant area of the social sciences (e.g. Migration Studies, Health Studies, Development Studies, Anthropology, Sociology or Geography).


S/he should have research experience in the area of migration, family and health studies, preferably in an Asian context, and will be expected to co-ordinate the qualitative stage of field work in either Indonesia or the Philippines. The candidate will join an international team of researchers at a crucial stage of the project when the first round of data collection has been completed.


The candidate should also possess the following skills/qualities:


- Good project management, team-building skills and aptitude for working in a Southeast Asian context.

- The ability to speak and understand at least one of the following Southeast Asian languages – Bahasa Indonesian, Javanese or Tagalog – is necessary.

- A willingness to play a co-ordinating role in the collection of qualitative data from the study country.

- Some experience in using qualitative data analysis software such as NVivo.


The closing date is 16 September 2016 and more information can be found https://ari.nus.edu.sg/Page/PDF-CHAMPSEA-II.


Interested parties can also email me at arilcft@nus.edu.sg.


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