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Careers @ IRES


Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) is a university-level research institute established to advance multidisciplinary research in real estate and related fields. The institute promotes multidisciplinary collaboration and high-impact research on broad real estate issues in relation to finance, economics, urban development, wealth accumulation, demography, and environmental policies.

The Institute promotes excellence in real estate and urban studies through the highest standards of research, education and industry outreach. We endeavor to become the nexus of global knowledge to tackle real estate challenges for Asia and beyond.

IRES invites applications for the following positions:


Senior Research Fellow/ Research Fellow

The candidate will have the opportunity to develop and contribute research skills, domain knowledge and expertise in current and future research areas developed at IRES. The candidate will benefit from the exposure to intellectual exchange and networking through participations in international conferences and seminars.

Interested applicants must possess:

  • A PhD in relevant disciplines from a reputed university
  • An good understanding of and a relevant experience in using quantitative and qualitative research methodologies would be preferred
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate experience in research, field work, data collection and publication
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently
  • Only candidates with more than 3 years of research experience after their PhDs will be considered for the Senior Research Fellowship position.

The initial term of appointment is for one year with possibility of extension depending on performance.


Research Assistant

The candidate is required to develop real estate indices for performance benchmarking purposes using advance econometric techniques. He/she will have the opportunity to develop and contribute research skills, domain knowledge and expertise to current and future research areas identified at IRES. The candidate will benefit from the exposure to intellectual exchange and networking through participations in international conferences and seminars.

Interested applicants must possess:

  • A Bachelor's or higher degree in relevant disciplines from a reputed university, preferably in economic, finance and real estate.
  • A good grounding and understanding of, and experience in using quantitative analytical tools and research methodologies
  • Good writing in both English and Chinese is preferred
  • Demonstrate experience in research, field works, and data collection on issues relating to real estate and capital markets

The initial term of appointment is for one year with possibility of extension depending on performance.


Interested applicants are invited to email their applications to kochen@nus.edu.sg. Application should include:


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.




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