Assistant Professor, International Affairs
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (National University of Singapore) invites applications for two full-time tenure track positions at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor level in International Relations/Comparative Politics.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate evidence of a high level of competence in policy-relevant, theoretically sound, and empirically grounded research in International Relations/Comparative Politics, be inter-disciplinary in their orientation, and focused primarily on Asia. The School is interested in candidates with a strong commitment to publishing at the highest levels and would particularly welcome applications with a demonstrated record of research excellence. Preferred areas of research specialization include (i) climate change and environmental politics, (ii) identity/nationalism/ethnicity, and (iii) military/security studies, although candidates from other subfields will also be considered.
Successful candidates will be part of the core faculty teaching in the thriving 2-year Master in International Affairs (MIA) programme that draws students from countries around the world (see https://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/graduate-programmes/master-in-international-affairs-mia/overview).
Candidates should possess the following: a PhD degree in International Relations/Political Science or other related disciplines; have a commitment to research and teaching excellence; and an ability/desire to engage with policy and research communities in Asia and around the world.
Applicants should submit, in electronic form (MS Word or PDF file), the following:
- A cover letter
- Detailed curriculum vitae
- Three letters of recommendations sent directly by the referees to the address below
- Brief statement of past and current research
- Top 5 publications for Associate Professor candidates and top 1-2 publications for Assistant Professor candidates
- The titles of three courses they would be interested in teaching
- Those who have a teaching record should submit their teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations) and representative samples of course outlines
Applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.