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Research Fellow (Military Transformations Programme)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Singapore (SG)
Posted Date
Oct 20, 2022
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Research Fellow (Military Transformations Programme)

The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), a Graduate School of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, is a leading research-intensive and teaching institution in strategic and international affairs and policy-oriented think tank in the Asia-Pacific region.

RSIS invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in the Military Transformations Programme. The successful applicant is expected to have a research interest in defence and military innovation, emerging technologies, and their security implications, especially the strategic, ethical, legal, and governance concerns related to their past and future trajectories. These include but are not limited to artificial intelligence, autonomy, robotics, additive manufacturing (or “3-D printing”), unmanned aerial vehicles (“drones”), gene alteration, human enhancement, and other technologies or initiatives associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

In addition, the successful candidate will assist the Military Transformations Programme in conducting policy-oriented research tasks such as assessments of the direction and character of strategic competitions in the Indo-Pacific Region, future warfighting strategies and concepts, and their implications for Southeast Asia. He/She is also expected to contribute to the School’s research agenda, team research and policy-oriented projects, teach in short executive programmes, and organise conferences and seminars.

The successful candidate should:

  • Possess a PhD in a relevant field with good publication record; and

  • Possess good writing and research skills with an aptitude and interest for in-depth research in the relevant field.

Candidates with experience in policy-relevant research and publication would be useful.

To apply for this position, candidates are required to submit their application via Nanyang Technological University’s online application system by clicking on this link to access -

All applicants should submit the following:

  • A cover letter specifying how your qualifications match the job description;

  • A detailed curriculum vitae;

  • 2 published articles or writing samples; and

  • 3 reference letters.

Applications will be accepted until 31 December 2022.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For further information about RSIS, please visit our website:


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