Job ID: 207017


National University of Singapore

  • Mar. 10, 2023
  • Apr. 24, 2023
  • August 2023
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Law - General

The Centre for Banking & Finance Law (CBFL) at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore strives to be at the cutting edge of legal developments in banking and finance by contributing ideas for improving the financial system at the national, regional and global levels. It aims to bring together a vibrant community to generate scholarship, policy recommendations and intellectual exchange about the robustness, soundness and stability of the banking sector, capital markets and other financial services.

The Centre is inviting applications from suitable candidates in the field of banking and finance law to conduct research and to participate in the work of the Centre. All areas of research concerning the law governing different facets of banking and finance are of interest, including: digitisation, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, ESG, AML, payments, trade finance, credit & security, and financial consumer protection.


- Develop and pursue a research agenda, including undertaking research projects on topics related to banking and/or finance law, with a view to publication in suitable journals, edited volumes, reputable blogs or other appropriate online media.

- Present work-in-progress at CBFL research seminars with a view to refining it for publication.

- Assist in other CBFL research projects and initiatives, as assigned by the CBFL leadership, including producing working papers and reports, contributing to the substantive content of CBFL publications, assisting with CBFL events, managing manuscripts and undertaking basic editing.

- Attend and contribute to CBFL events.

Successful candidates are expected to be in residence in Singapore throughout the term of your appointment, subject to the standard NUS terms for annual leave. 

  • The NUS Faculty of Law is an established law school with a strong international reputation, and is widely regarded as Asia's leading law school. Staffed by an outstanding permanent faculty that is extremely diverse in origin and qualification, the law school is dedicated to building a community and creating an environment that facilitates critical thinking and reflection on fundamental legal issues affecting societies in today's globalised world.

    We invite applications from committed and dynamic individuals who aspire to join us in our journey towards excellence in teaching, research, enterprise and administration. NUS Law seeks excellence through the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications by individuals who embody and embrace these values.

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  • Gail Lee / Irene Tan
    Faculty of Law
    National University of Singapore
    469G Bukit Timah Road
    Eu Tong Sen Building
    Singapore, Singapore 259776
  • +6567790979

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