Lecturer or Assistant Professor (Education) in Humanities

Singapore (SG)
Feb 25, 2021
End of advertisement period
Mar 27, 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Singapore Management University, Office of Core Curriculum / School of Social Sciences 

The Office of Core Curriculum (OCC) and the School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for either a Lecturer or Assistant Professor (Education) in Humanities to begin in August 2021 or January 2022. 

The primary teaching responsibility of the selected candidate would be to teach the course “Critical Thinking in the Real World” as part of the Modes of  Thinking basket of the Core Curriculum. We also welcome candidates who can offer courses in the “Cultures of the Modern World” basket, and/or can teach multidisciplinary survey courses such as “War and Peace” and “Wealth and Poverty” as part of our “Big Questions” course. 

The position requires a doctorate in Philosophy or a relevant discipline by the date of appointment. We seek candidates with a demonstrated excellent teaching ability and (in the case of the Assistant Professorship) a good scholarly research record.

Singapore Management University is a research university committed to an multidisciplinary and integrated curriculum. Salary and benefits, such as a housing allowance, and research support, are highly competitive. The teaching load is six (6) courses per year for the Assistant Professorship and eight (8) for the Lecturer position. 

Full evaluation of applications will start 22 March 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

Interested candidates should submit an application package in electronic form (Word or PDF file) and include: a cover letter indicating the position applied for, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations), a 1-2 page teaching statement. Candidates for the Assistant Professor Education Track position should also submit a 1-2 page research statement and a sample publication. Applications can be made at link.

Candidates should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: The Dean, Office of Core Curriculum, Singapore Management University, 81 Victoria Street, Singapore 188065, or e-mailed to: Further information about the Core Curriculum and the School of Social Sciences can be found at and