About Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organizations

The Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organizations (CGIO) was established by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School in 2010 and aims to promote relevant and impactful research on governance issues that are relevant to Asia, including corporate governance, governance of family firms, state-linked companies, business groups, and institutions. CGIO organises events such as public lectures, industry roundtables and academic conferences on topics related to governance.

(1) Research Assistant/Associate

Job Purpose, Duties & Responsibilities

You will be assisting in our research projects. Specific responsibilities include coding and analysing data, preparing reports and presentations and other research tasks as assigned by project leader. 

Qualification and Requirements

  1. A recognised university degree/ Masters
  2. Familiar with company documents, especially annual reports
  3. Knowledge of corporate governance, family business or sustainability preferred, though not required
  4. Skills in basic data analysis
  5. Good writing skills

Application closed.

(2) Full-Time Governance Researcher/Analyst

Job Description

Conduct  and coordinate corporate governance projects under the guidance of Principal Investigators (faculty members).

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Compile, analyse, interpret and maintain data
  • Supervise and liaise with student assistants to code data
  • Prepare briefs, reports, articles and presentations
  • Meet stakeholders and project partners
  • Monitor project budget
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Principal Investigators

Job Requirement

  1.  Master's or Bachelor's degree in Accountancy, Business or equivalent
  2. Familiarity with company documents especially annual reports and knowledge of corporate governance preferred, though not required
  3. Proficient in spreadsheet, database, and basic data analysis
  4. Strong command of the English language
  5. A team player, meticulous and responsible

Job Nature

  • Full time

For selection purposes, please submit the following:

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. Academic transcripts

Application closed.


(3) Research Fellowship in Corporate Governance 

In order to support our team, we are looking for a research fellow with a focus on corporate governance in Asia, in particular ASEAN. The successful candidate is expected to coordinate data-collection on corporate governance and lead a team of research assistants, perform statistical analyses, and write up the results in academic papers and in practitioner reports for a broader public, under guidance of a senior faculty member.

The position is open to scholars holding a Ph.D. which must have been conferred no more than 4 years before the deadline for applications. Candidates must demonstrate aptitude for research activities and also have experience with applied research project management. Proficiency in English and evidence of writing skills are prequisites for this role.

For selection purposes, please submit the following:
(1) CV
(2) Copies of academic qualifications
(3) Sample publications/papers
(4) Two recommendation letters 

Application closed.


Application closed.

collaboration Opportunities

At CGIO, we aim to deliver thought leadership, centred in Asia, with a global influence that contributes to organisational excellence and sustainability. As a research centre, we welcome collaboration opportunities and support from companies, trusts, foundations and individuals. If you are interested in research collaborations or funding our research efforts, please contact Ms Verity Thoi, Manager: Verity.Thoi@nus.edu.sg