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Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics
National University of Singapore

Date Posted Aug. 6, 2020
Title Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics
University National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
Department Department of Political Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date -
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Science - Comparative

The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Comparative Politics (CP) at the rank of Assistant Professor. We welcome candidates working in this sub-field with a specialization in Asia and in particular, Singapore politics, both domestic and foreign policy.

Candidates should have a PhD in Political Science. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application detailing research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, publication or other writing samples, at least three letters of recommendations, and teaching evaluations and materials if available. We will begin to review applications on 7 September 2020 and continue until the search is complete. Applications should be sent to the Chair of the search committee at

In general, 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 research support.

The Department of Political Science ( has a strong faculty of about 30 scholars working in all areas of political science. Faculty and students can take advantage of resources at the Asia Research Institute, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the Yale-NUS College and various research institutes including the Asia-Europe Foundation, the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Institute of South Asian Studies, East Asian Institute, Middle East Institute as well as the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University. NUS ( is a leader in research and higher education in the Asia-Pacific and located in a thriving and livable global city. Please note that only the short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Contact Information

  • Chair of the Search Committee
    National University of Singapore
    Department of Political Science
    Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
    AS1, #04-10, 11 Arts Link
    Singapore 117570


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