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Assistant Professor of Global Studies

The Global Studies Program and Political Science Department at the National University of Singapore is looking to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Global Studies. The candidate should be able to develop and teach applied, workshop-style classes for upper level undergraduates in cooperation with NGOs, business, or government agencies. The candidate should also be able to teach research design and basic social science methodology classes in a multidisciplinary setting. Scholars from all social science and humanities disciplines are welcome to apply. However, the applicant’s research profile should be legible to scholars of politics, broadly defined, given that the future tenure home will be the Department of Political Science.

The Department (http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/pol/) has a strong faculty of about twenty-five scholars working in all areas of political science. Faculty and students can take advantage of resources in the Asia Research Institute, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the Yale-NUS Liberal Arts College, and various research institutes including the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Institutes of Asian and South-East Asian Studies as well as other parts of the University. NUS (http://www.nus.edu.sg/) is a leader in research and higher education in Asia and is located in a thriving and liveable global city.

The Department of Political Science and the National University of Singapore are highly research-oriented. The teaching load is three modules year academic year. Compensation is competitive and includes eligibility for annual performance bonuses and salary increments, subsidized housing, medical benefits, and substantial research support.

Applicants should send a CV, a letter detailing their teaching and research interests, and letters from three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee at polbox11@nus.edu.sg.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 15 September 2017.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.


Associate/Full Professor of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor in any of its subfields, which are Comparative Politics, Governance and Public Policy, International Relations, and Political Theory. Candidates should have an outstanding record of research and publication and be able to provide evidence of superior teaching and proven capacity for leadership. The Department of Political Science and the National University of Singapore are highly research-oriented. The teaching load is three modules year academic year. Compensation is competitive and includes eligibility for annual performance bonuses and salary increments, subsidized housing, medical benefits, and substantial research support.

The Department (http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/pol/) has a strong faculty of about twenty-five scholars working in all areas of political science. Faculty and students can take advantage of resources in the Asia Research Institute, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the Yale-NUS Liberal Arts College, and various research institutes including the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Institutes of Asian and South-East Asian Studies as well as other parts of the University. NUS (http://www.nus.edu.sg/) is a leader in research and higher education in Asia and is located in a thriving and liveable global city.

Applicants should send a CV, a letter detailing their teaching and research interests, and letters from three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee at polbox12@nus.edu.sg

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 15 September 2017.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.


Lectureship in Comparative Politics, Governance & Public Policy, Methods

The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for an educator-track Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in Political Science to teach research methods as well as other modules in either Comparative Politics or Governance and Public Policy for our undergraduate curriculum. The teaching load is six modules per academic year (three per semester), of which about two or three should be in methods.

Lectureships at NUS are career positions in which advancement (to open-contracted Associate Professor and Professor) is possible. Appointments are for three years initially and are renewable on an ongoing basis, subject to good performance and departmental teaching needs. Compensation and benefits are similar to those of faculty members on the tenure track and are competitive.

Candidates should have a PhD in Political Science. The Department recognizes four main subfields: Comparative Politics; Governance and Public Policy; International Relations; and Political Theory. The Department also hosts the programme in Global Studies.

Candidates should send a CV, a letter detailing their research and teaching interests, at least two samples of written work, and letters from three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee at polbox5@nus.edu.sg

All applicants should also submit sample syllabi, student evaluations, and other evidence of teaching quality. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 15 September 2017.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.