CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

 

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) invites post-doctoral scholars to apply for fellowships in the following (Appendix A):

1. Material Studies
2. Material Culture Studies
3. Museological Studies
4. Trade
5. Singapore Community Heritage
6. Peranakan / Mixed heritage Research
7. Cities/Urban Studies
8. Intangible Cultural Heritage

The ACM values multi-disciplinary work, cross-cultural studies, and research on ongoing projects at the museum. Research related to the collections of the ACM is preferred.



Application instructions:

I. Electronic applications should be submitted to nhb_acm_rpu@nhb.gov.sg. Attachments should not exceed 5MB.

II. The application package should include:

A. Completed application form;
B. Research title and proposal;
C. A clear scan of the certificate of doctoral degree and, if document is not in English, an official translation from the issuing university;
D. Recommendations from two referees in support of the application and research proposal. Referee should state how long and in what capacity he/she has known the applicant and evaluate the scholarly merit of the proposed research project, as well as the applicant’s research potential. Referees may also send the letters directly to nhb_acm_rpu@nhb.gov.sg with subject line “ACMF2019_<name of applicant>”.
E. One writing sample or copy of a chapter of the dissertation in English.

III. Candidates will receive email acknowledgements of the receipt of their applications by 15 December 2018. They will be informed of the results by the end of January 2019.

IV. Applications close on 15 December 2018.

V. More information on the Fellowship Programme is provided in the Information Sheet.