[Eustuchap-l] Fwd: [SIGMETRICS] Job vacancy: 2 Postdoctoral Research Fellows and 2 Doctoral Fellows

Michel Menou michel.menou at orange.fr
Sun Feb 8 06:02:27 EST 2015

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Subject: 	[SIGMETRICS] Job vacancy: 2 Postdoctoral Research Fellows and 
2 Doctoral Fellows
Date: 	Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:53:19 +0800
From: 	Jue Wang <jue.wang6 at GMAIL.COM>
Reply-To: 	ASIS&T Special Interest Group on Metrics 

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The Public Policy and Global Affairs programme 
<http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/ppga/Pages/Home.aspx>at the School 
of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University 
(NTU), Singapore is seeking to appoint *2 Postdoctoral Research 
Fellows*, and support the *PhD applications of 2 Doctoral Fellows*, to 
work on the project *‘Singapore in the global talent race*’. The 
successful candidates will work closely with Dr Wang Jue 
Professor, Lead PI) and Dr Meng-Hsuan Chou 
<http://www.menghsuanchou.com/about/>(Nanyang Assistant Professor, 
Co-PI). This project is funded by Singapore’s National Research 
Foundation (NRF) Science of Research, Innovation and Enterprise Grant 
(SRIE Award No. NRF2014-NRF-SRIE001-023).

Suitable candidates for one position should have demonstrable experience 
in bibliometric analysis using publication and patent data (strong 
quantitative skills). Suitable candidates for the other position should 
be a team player with demonstrable experience in web survey development 
and face-to-face interview (strong qualitative skills).

The duties of the *Postdoctoral Research Fellows*will include,/inter 
alia/, the following: literature review; publication and patent data 
search; administering surveys; and conducting interviews. We expect the 
Postdoctoral Research Fellows to contribute to preparing several 
theoretically-grounded empirical articles using the data collected, as 
well as organise and host two workshops and present the research 
findings at conferences and seminars (in Singapore and abroad). In 
addition, the Postdoctoral Research Fellows are to lead and to 
co-supervise all Doctoral Fellows and research assistants associated 
with this project under the general guidance of Dr Wang and Dr Chou. We 
expect successful applicants to evidence strong interests and enthusiasm 
in talent migration policies and entrepreneurship. All applicants for 
the positions of Postdoctoral Research Fellows must have a good doctoral 
degree in political science, public policy, public administration, 
business, economics, or a closely related field at the start of the post.

The position for Postdoctoral Research Fellows will be funded for 3 
years on an annual, renewable, contract, with the possibility of 
extension for additional years depending on further funding 
availability. The position is expected to start in *March 2015 
(negotiable)*. Remuneration is highly competitive.

*Doctoral Fellows*will conduct his/her research that leads to a Doctor 
of Philosophy (PhD) in public policy and administration under the 
general supervision of Dr Wang and Dr Chou. A suitable candidate will be 
a team player with a first class honours degree (Masters) from migration 
studies, public policy, political science or related disciplines; solid 
research training in policy analysis, quantitative methods as well as 
interviewing; and an enthusiastic interest in talent migration and 

To apply, please send a statement of interest, full curriculum vitae 
(listing all publications and research experience relevant to this 
project), a sample of your best publication (if any), contact details of 
two referees, and a 5-page research proposal to *_Dr. Meng Yu 
(MengYu at ntu.edu.sg <mailto:MengYu at ntu.edu.sg>)_*by *28 February 2015, 
18.00 Singapore time*. Please indicate clearly in the title the position 
you are applying. The positions will remain open until filled.

For project-specific queries, please contact Dr Wang (WangJue at ntu.edu.sg 
<mailto:WangJue at ntu.edu.sg>) and Dr Chou (Hsuan at ntu.edu.sg 
<mailto:Hsuan at ntu.edu.sg>). For questions concerning PhD course work, 
please contact Mr Kadhiresan Bala (Kadhiresan at ntu.edu.sg 
<mailto:Kadhiresan at ntu.edu.sg>).

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