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Assistant Professor in Political Science - (i) IR; (ii) CP
Singapore Management University


Date Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in Political Science - (i) IR; (ii) CP
University Singapore Management University
Department School of Social Sciences
Application Deadline Sep. 14, 2018
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2019
 
  • Singapore, Singapore
    Singapore
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Science - International
    Political Science - Comparative
 
 

Singapore Management University, School of Social Sciences
Assistant Professor in Political Science Positions –
(i) International Relations (IR)
(ii) Comparative Politics & Public Policy (CP)

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for two tenure-track positions in (i) International Relations (IR), and (ii) Comparative Politics and Public Policy (CP), at the rank of Assistant Professor.

(i) International Relations (IR)
We are seeking candidates who are well rounded in International Relations and especially those with expertise in international organizations, regionalism, migration, or human security. 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.

(ii) Comparative Politics and Public Policy (CP)
The ideal candidate is one who conducts innovative research in Comparative Politics who can also teach Public Policy courses. We are open to research focus, although interest in Asia is a plus. 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, Public Policy, or a closely related field. Successful candidates should be prepared to teach courses in both the Political Science major field as well as in the Public Policy and Public Management second major.

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 15 September 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (GMT) on 14 September 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will begin in October 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to start at Singapore Management University in July 2019.

The application package should be in electronic form (Word or PDF file) and include: (1) a cover letter (including a summary of research and teaching interests), (2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae (including a list of three referees), (3) a 1-2 page research statement, (4) a 1-2 page teaching statement, (5) up to three writing samples, and (6) evidence of teaching effectiveness. The applications should be e-mailed to socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg. Please identify in the e-mail which of the positions you are applying for, with "Asst Prof in IR" or "Asst Prof in CP" as subject.

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: The Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178903, or e-mailed to: socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg.

Information about SMU and the School of Social Sciences can be found at www.socsc.smu.edu.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • PS Search Committee
    School of Social Sciences
    Singapore Management University
    90 Stamford Road Level 4
    Singapore, Singapore 178903
    Singapore
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  • +65 6828 0423
  • socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg

 

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