is a pillar programme of the Complexity Institute (CI). Research fellows work at
the institute for a period of 3 months on an interdisciplinary question with
complex systems methodology as their common language. Interested candidates can
apply for a fellowship within the framework of Research
Focus Areas programmes, or propose your own
interdisciplinary research challenges.
This is a 3-month fellowship. The
arrangement can be tailored to successful candidate’s circumstance if needed.
Generally we expect the following:
· Overseas Candidate Able to stay a minimum of 1 month continuously at the institute each time
and completes the fellowship within 6 months. They are encouraged to stay for
the full three (3) months in a row.
· Singapore-based Candidate has two options:
i. Part-time Fellowship
Minimum 2 days a week at the institute. Candidates are to make their own arrangement
with their own faculty/department on this.
ii. Full-time Fellowship
4 days a week at the institute.
PhD degree from a
reputable university and postdoc working experience.
Proven research track
record & interest in complexity science.
Preference for interdisciplinary
Research proposal that demonstrates feasibility, novelty, impacts and potential
What CI Offers
We offer a customised support package for each fellow on a case-by-case
basis. Researchers with or without any other funding are welcome to apply. A successful candidate can expect all
or some of the following supports:
Work space at CI and
its facilities & administrative support
Access to NTU
libraries, research facilities & NTU
Access to CI’s worldwide scientific
Expertise of a resident data
scientist and in-house complexity scientists
Local transport allowance to
official meetings & events
A faculty member as mentor or a
researcher assigned as buddy
Seed funding for pilot project or
development work – subject to application
Funding for conference travel for
presenting paper arising from fellowship – subject
Overseas Candidate gets:
Return economy class airfare
from residing country; and
All-in living monthly
allowance capped at S$4,000/month (covering accommodation) for a max of 3 months.
May look forward to another fellowship at Institute
of Advance Study in Amsterdam, Complexity Science Hub Vienna or ITMO University,
St. Petersburg with the support of:
Return economy class
· All-in living monthly
allowance capped at S$5,000/month equivalent (covering accommodation) for a max of 3 months.
This offer is valid within 1.5 year after the fellowship ends, contingent on a successful fellowship and at the sole discretion of CI.
Research fellows are expected to:
· receive financial package tailored
to their needs at sole discretion of CI
· participate in CI activities and engage
with its researchers & students
work together with (at least) one CI
researcher on a joint article or other academic output
give at least a public lecture and/or organise
(at least) one activity
submit an A4-page report on activities
and achievements within 2 months after the
· acknowledge CI in all
publications resulting from the fellowship
How to Apply
Please submit in the application form to D-Complexity@ntu.edu.sg.
Deadline: The application is open throughout the year.
Enquiry: Ng Bee Wee at firstname.lastname@example.org