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Lectureship in Global Studies
The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for an educator-track Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in Global Studies. Global Studies is a multidisciplinary programme that examines the processes and effects of globalisation across political, economic, social, and cultural domains. We welcome applications from scholars with teaching and research interests in the programme’s four themes: Peoples, Cultures, and Globalisation; Global Political Economy; Global Health, Environment, and Technology; and Colonialism, Security, and Global Order. In addition to lecture- and seminar-style classes, candidates should be able to develop and teach applied, workshop-style classes for upper level undergraduates in cooperation with NGOs, business, or government agencies. Click here for more details.

Assistant Professor of Political Science
The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Comparative Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor. While we have a preference for scholars who work on Asia, we welcome applications in comparative politics more generally as well. Click here for more details.

Assistant Professor of Global Studies
The Global Studies Programme in the Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Global Studies is a multidisciplinary programme that examines the processes and effects of globalisation across political, economic, social, and cultural domains. We welcome applications from scholars with teaching and research interests in the programme’s four themes: 1) Peoples, Cultures, and Globalisation; 2) Global Political Economy; 3) Global Health, Environment, and Technology; and 4) Colonialism, Security, and Global Order. In addition to lecture- and seminar-style classes, candidates should be able to develop and teach applied, workshop-style classes for upper level undergraduates in cooperation with NGOs, business, or government agencies. 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. Click here for more details.

Teaching Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities
The staff member will report to the Manager and is expected to carry out the following duties on a day-to day basis:

  • Attending lectures for those modules he/she is conducting
  • Conducting 8 to 10 tutorials groups in a semester
  • Marking CA and exam scripts
  • Providing students’ consultation to clarify doubts on the modules
  • Assisting in Examination matters (e.g. invigilation duties)
  • Registration of modules for Non-Graduating Students
  • Keying of marks online
  • Helping out at FASS Open House and other department events
  • Minutes-taking during Department’s Retreat
  • Assisting with registration matters for the Summer School Programme
  • Any other administrative responsibilities as required by the Manager
  • Interested applicants must be able to commit for at least one semester

Requirements:

  • Honours Degree (Social Sciences) or equivalent
  • Teaching experience preferred but not essential. Training will be provided.
  • Good interpersonal skills and collegiality
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Preference would be given to NUS students (Political Science or Global Studies majors) in their final semester

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV via email to polnmle@nus.edu.sg by 28th Feb 2018