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About Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organizations

The Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (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, corporate sustainability, 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 Analyst/Senior Research Analyst (position now closed)

Job Description
Conduct and coordinate corporate governance and sustainability 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 Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Accountancy, Business, Economics or equivalent
  2. Familiarity with company documents such as annual reports preferred, though not required
  3. Proficient in spreadsheet, database, and basic data analysis
  4. Strong command of the English language, particularly writing ability
  5. A team player who is meticulous and responsible

For selection purposes, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter with photo
  2. CV
  3. Academic transcripts

(2) Research Fellowship (position now closed)

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

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: