Research Fellow - (JOB Bank ID 2017-0162176 - SCK)


Research Fellow / Postdoctoral position (cognitive & environmental psychology / sociology)


This is an exciting opportunity to join a high profile international research programme investigating the relationship between the built environment and human psychology and health. The Research Program has attracted a multi-disciplinary research team interfacing across psychology, engineering, health and sociology. This environment provides excellent opportunities for career development. 


The School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, in collaboration with faculty from the Nanyang Business School, the LKC Medical School, and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore seeks to fill a postdoctoral fellow appointment. The aim is to study the short and long term impact of exposure to special environmental conditions (such as underground environment, extreme noise etc.) to human cognition, human health, social attitudes and wellbeing.


We offer a competitive package, access to excellent research facilities and an inter-disciplinary and ambitious research program.


The suitable candidate should be in possession of (or soon to get) a doctoral degree in related disciplines and have some experience or interest in one or more of the following methods:

  1. Measuring psychological well-being and cognition using surveys or other standardized questionnaires 
  2. Measuring cognitive or emotional responses using experimental and / or physiological measurements 
  3. Experience in collecting health-related data. Experience with architecture, design or engineering is a plus. Strong computational statistical skills are also a plus.


Application Procedure:

Applicants should send a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, a curriculum vita, the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three references, and all relevant academic certificates and transcripts to: 

Professor Soh Chee Kiong (Email:


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Electronic submission of application is highly encouraged.


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