DEPUTY RESEARCH DIRECTOR, LAW REFORM COMMITTEE
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DEPUTY RESEARCH DIRECTOR, LAW REFORM COMMITTEE

Organisation: Singapore Academy of Law
Job Description:

The Law Reform Committee engages with thought leaders in academia, government, and industry, and the position is ideal for individuals building a career in public policy or academia. The Deputy Research Director will report to the Chair of the Committee.

The Deputy Research Director will be responsible for:

  • working closely with the members of the Committee (who include members of the judiciary) to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects;
  • undertaking general administrative duties including the preparation of budgets and grant applications.
  • engaging industry participants and other relevant stakeholders; and
  • monitoring legislative, regulatory, and industry developments related to the work of the Committee;
  • drafting law reform reports, research papers, and other relevant materials
  • raising the profile of the Committee and its research projects by planning and organising round table discussions, symposia and other events;
Requirements:

Candidates should have a strong degree in Law. A postgraduate degree(s) in a relevant field, is preferred. Experience in one or more areas of law is essential. Such experience may have been gained in academia and/or legal practice. Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong research skills, excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Initial 2-year contract.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit your resume, stating your current / expected salary and date of availability to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.