Postdoctoral Fellow in Southeast Asian Politics, SOSS
- Full Time | Contract
- Manager Doctorate or equivalent
- Singapore | Closing On 05 Sep 2022
Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.
Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.
- School of Social Sciences (SOSS) at Singapore Management University (SMU) invites applications for one postdoctoral position in political science.
- SOSS at SMU is an interdisciplinary unit with fields of strength in Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
- We have a growing strength in the study of Southeast Asia, with a group of seven faculty specializing in the region.
- This postdoctoral scholar will benefit from close collaboration with our faculty and will provide support for a set of new projects examining public attitudes toward politics in the region.
- SOSS is seeking an early career scholar with a doctoral degree in political science or a closely related field who is interested in the politics of at least one of the countries of Southeast Asia or the region as a whole.
- We are also particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in survey design, data collection, and analysis.
- The position is initially for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal for up to 3 years.
- Conduct their own research as well as work with our political science faculty on projects.
- The successful candidate will teach 2 undergraduate courses over the year (1 per term).
- A doctoral degree in political science or a closely related field.
- The degree should have been completed within the past five years.
- The candidate should be interested in the politics of at least 1 of the countries of Southeast Asia or the region as a whole.
- It is desirable that they also have expertise in survey design, data collection, and analysis.
- Evidence of strong research and teaching track record would be advantageous.
- Applicants should submit the following documents in one (1) combined pdf:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Application cover letter, including a statement of candidate's research and teaching interests (maximum 1000 words)
- One writing sample (dissertation chapter or publication)
- Name and contact details of at least two referees, one of which should be the candidate's dissertation advisor