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Assistant Professor of Political Science (International Relations)
Singapore Management University

Date Posted Aug. 13, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Political Science (International Relations)
University Singapore Management University More About This Institution...
Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Social Sciences
Application Deadline Sep. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Science - International

Political Science Position – International Relations, Assistant Professor
Singapore Management University, School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations at the rank of Assistant Professor.

We are seeking candidates who are well-rounded in International Relations and especially those with expertise in international organizations and/or international political economy. The successful candidate will display a record of, or high potential for, scholarly research, as well as demonstrated teaching aptitude. The position requires a doctorate in Political Science, International Relations, or a closely related field. Successful candidates should be prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced electives in international relations.

Singapore Management University is a research university committed to an interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum, providing opportunities to work with faculty across the social sciences. The research support is excellent and salary and benefits are highly competitive. The teaching load is comparable to other research universities, and typically, junior faculty receive a 3-course per year teaching load for their first contract.

Full evaluation of applications will start 16 September 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews, which will begin in October 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to start at Singapore Management University in July 2020. All hires are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

The application package should be in electronic form and include: (1) a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae (including teaching experience and a list of referees), (3) a professional writing sample, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations).

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be delivered to the Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178903 or email to

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