Postdoctoral Research Fellow

We are looking for a motived individual for the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow starting as early as June 1, 2014. The successful candidate will be involved in a MOE-funded project on a bilingual development study of preschool children. The ideal candidate should be interested in research on bilingual development and cognitive development.

Key responsibilities
  • Conducting research experiments and data analysis
  • Writing research reports and papers • Supervising and training research staff
  • Assisting in management of the project
  • Helping with the writing of new experiment protocols
  • Other duties assigned by the Principal Investigator Requirements
  • Prior experience in research on child language acquisition or research in related areas
  • Research interests in bilingual development and cognitive development are highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques is relevant.
  • Excellent academic writing skills in English are essential. Native or near-native like proficiency in spoken English is a must and knowledge of Chinese is an asset.
The position offers a competitive salary and benefits consistent with those for MOE postdoctoral research fellows and is renewable on a yearly basis.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The preferred start date is June1st, but slightly later start dates will also be considered. If interested, please send (1) a letter of application indicating research interests, qualifications, career goals, and available start date, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) reprints or preprints, (4) NTU Application Form (click here to down load it), and (5) three reference letters to Inquiries can be sent to the same email account.

Nanyang Technological University is located in Singapore a bustling cosmopolitan city that offers a world-class living environment, with her landscape populated by high-rise buildings and gardens. (

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.