Research Associate (JOB-2017-0308471)

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre of Nanyang Business School is hosting a multi-year Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) Project. CyRiM is a three-year Public-Private Partnership sponsored by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore, as well as leading global insurance and information security companies.
  • The project aims to develop data and analytical tools that will enable business solutions to help corporations implement efficient and effective cybersecurity measures.
  • A key outcome of the project will be the establishment and ongoing support of an independent database of data breach incidents, vulnerability and economic loss data, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. 
  • The project has a large research component requiring a strong link with academia that is achieved at an international level through collaborations with universities world-wide
  • The post-doctoral positions are expected to have 2-year duration, starting in Spring or Fall of 2018.
  • The candidate is expected to contribute to the ongoing research efforts in cyber risk management and financing of catastrophe risks, and to publish academic papers in high-quality actuarial science, risk management and insurance, business and finance journals.
  • The successful candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment with cyber risk modelers, cyber insurance underwriters and information security experts. He/she will contribute to the cyber risk management framework under development by the project team. This position will report to the Director of IRFRC.


Job Requirements: 

  • Qualified candidates must have a completed Master's Degree by the time of appointment in Actuarial Science, Risk Management and Insurance, Finance, Economics, or related discipline. 

Application Procedure

To apply, please  send your CV to with the indication of the advertisement ID (JOB-2017-0308471) in the subject.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified​​​.

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