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Singapore: Research Fellow (Theatre and Performance)

National University of Singapore (NUS) is recruiting ONE Research Fellow to work on a Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship project, “Archipelagic Mappings and Performance Routes, Routers, and Networks (1840–1940)”

The Research Fellow (Theatre and Performance) will work with the Principal Investigator (PI) to:

  • Collect, process, manage, and analyse data from archives and historical collections. Such data may include information from archival documents, books, travelogues, photography, maps, old newspapers, and journals.
  • Support PI in designing and maintaining a performance database, a searchable resource accessible to the public.
  • Use digital research methods to produce story maps and narrate performance histories.
  • Support in editing and proofreading documents and manuscripts.
  • Design and prepare presentation materials for meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Contribute to papers, book chapters, research reports, etc.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support for an international workshop.
  • Ad hoc logistical, administrative, and research tasks.


Applicants should:

  • Have at least a PhD in Theatre Studies, History, Performance Studies, Asian Studies or equivalent. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Experience in conducting historical research.
  • Multilingual ability to read and write in any of the following languages will also be highly advantageous: Traditional Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, or Tamil

Read more @ Time Higher Education…

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