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Professor / Associate Professor of Public Policy (Practice)

Closing date
28 Dec 2023

Job Description

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is seeking to appoint a select number of practitioners with professional skills and experience in the creation of public policy. Appointees complement the School’s teaching, research, and outreach activities.  Full-time appointments at the level of Associate Professor (Practice) or Professor (Practice) will be for an initial period of between one and five years.

The LKY School invites applications for practice track position in the following broad areas:

  • Public/Strategic Management
  • Leadership
  • Policy Analysis and Evaluation

The LKY School has three Master’s programmes and a variety of Executive Education programs with participants from a wide range of national and professional backgrounds.

Candidates should have more than 6 years of practice experience at a senior level in a managerial, professional or specialist role to be considered for an Associate Professorship in Practice; and more than 10 years of practice experience in a senior management or chief executive position with demonstrable accomplishments in one or more important policy areas to be considered for a Professorship in practice. They must have track record of distinguished service and thought leadership in the practice of public policy.

Application Information

To apply, please provide a current professional resume and a cover letter describing your background and preparation for the position, your teaching interests and your potential contributions to the school. Applications should be sent to

While applications may be submitted at any time, they are considered twice a year, in January and July of each year.

The post will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about the National University of Singapore and the LKY School at

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Department : Academic Affairs
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 17794

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