Research Officer ISEAS

ISEAS Carrier Opportunities : Research Officer

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provide research support to the Institute’s Indonesia Studies Programme (ISP) and its researchers
  • Undertake analytical research on Indonesian domestic politics, culture and society.
  • Undertake translation work involving Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • Publish findings in a range of outlets provided by ISEAS, in the form of e-publications, and book chapters
  • Assist in the organization and management of conferences, workshops and seminars
  • Assist in the editorial management of ISP’s publications
  • Contribute to ISEAS collective research and public outreach efforts


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any area of the humanities or social sciences (especially Southeast Asia studies, political science/government, sociology, anthropology, geography and urban studies)
  • Native or near-native competency in Bahasa Indonesia and the ability to work on primary materials in Bahasa Indonesia
  • Experience with conducting social research in Indonesia
  • Good analytical skills with an aptitude for social research
  • Good communication, writing and editorial skills in English
  • Relevant working experience in research-oriented departments/organisations would be an advantage
  • Positive work attitude and ability to work under tight schedule

A remuneration package commensurate with experience and ability will be provided. Those interested are invited to send an updated CV and a covering letter to:

Senior Manager (Human Resource)
ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119614
Tel: 67780955

Closing Date: 16 March 2018
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

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