The CLC Post-Doctoral Fellowship is a pilot programme open to new or recent PhD graduates from reputable universities to conduct research in their areas of expertise with the Centre. The programme presents potential Post-Doctoral Fellows with a unique opportunity to undertake research and develop integrated urban solutions in a leading knowledge centre of the Singapore Government.

Post-Doctoral Fellows will lead and complete a study on a topic agreed with the Centre. Fellows will also be actively involved in other research projects, produce articles for publication, attend research workshops and symposiums, and assist in other key areas of the Centre’s work.

Terms and Conditions

Post-Doctoral Fellows will be offered competitive remuneration in the form of a monthly honorarium. Where appropriate, additional support will be provided for research field work, conference attendance and other travel expenses incurred during the Fellowship.

If deemed suitable, Fellows will be offered the opportunity to work with the Centre, the Centre’s stakeholder agencies or other Singapore-based Research Institutions after completion of the Fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria

The Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme is open to all post-doctoral students engaged in research in any of the following domains:

  • Environment and Resources
  • Planning and Development
  • Social
  • Urban Governance

Suggested fields of study include but are not limited to:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture and Urban Design
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Coastal Management
  • Computing
  • Economics
  • Facility and Infrastructure Management
  • Industrial Design
  • Real Estate
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Transport and Urban Planning
  • Other related disciplines

Candidates must hold a PhD from a reputable university received no more than two years prior to application, and preferably have a publications record.

Application Procedure

Applicants should complete and submit the following documents via email to

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A short proposal (maximum 3 pages) on an original research project
  • Complete list of publications and citations
  • One sample of published work in English
  • Official copies of Degree Transcripts
  • Two references

Only completed applications with the full set of requested documents will be considered.