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Associate Professor in International Relations
National University of Singapore

Date Posted Jul. 2, 2024
Title Associate Professor in International Relations
University National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
Department Department of Political Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • International Relations/Foreign Service

The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites application for one full-time tenure-track or tenured position in International Relations at the rank of full Professor or Associate Professor. We welcome applications from candidates working in all areas of the subfield, including but not limited to non-traditional security, human security, and gender and international relations. We especially encourage applications from candidates with research experience relating to Asia and whose backgrounds are traditionally underrepresented in the discipline. Candidates should submit a letter of application detailing research and teaching interests as well as leadership experience; curriculum vitae; up to three writing samples ; four references; and teaching evaluations and materials if available. 

The teaching load is three modules per academic year. Compensation is competitive and includes eligibility for annual performance bonus and salary increment, subsidized housing, medical benefits, and substantial research support. Successful candidates are expected to teach graduate and undergraduate classes and take a leading role in developing new departmental initiatives.

The Department of Political Science ( includes 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, and various research institutes including the Asia-Europe Foundation, the Institute of South Asian Studies, the East Asia Institute, and the Yusof Ishak Institute—Institute of Southeast Asian Studies among others. NUS ( is a global leader in research and higher education. Singapore is a highly livable global city that is a major regional and international travel hub. Members of the search committee will be attending the American Political Science Annual Meeting 2024 and would be happy to arrange informal informational meetings.

Interested applicants are invited to apply directly at our NUS Career Portal : . Applications will be reviewed on 1 October 2024, and continue until the search is complete. Application materials should be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee at


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Contact Information

  • Ms Chau Woon Lee
    National University of Singapore
    Department of Political Science
    Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
    AS1, #04-10, 11 Arts Link
  • 65-6516 3985


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