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Assistant Professor - Public Administration/Public Management/Public Policy

Closing date
31 Dec 2024

Job Description

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), National University of Singapore, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor appointments. Applicants are expected to have research and teaching expertise in the fields of public policy, public administration, and/or public management. Of particular interest are scholars whose research and teaching focuses on public management, public policy, digital technologies and sustainability and with relevance to Asia.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a completed PhD by 2024 in public administration, public management, public policy, political science, or related disciplines;
  • publications in top journals in the field and a strong pipeline of ground-breaking research / working papers;
  • demonstrated ability to teach core and specialized courses in public management and policy; and
  • a willingness and ability to mentor graduate students.


Please submit your application package in electronic form (PDF) to the Hiring Committee via CHRS Link. The package should include:

  1. A cover letter.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. A research statement that outlines your publications at the very top journals, your current research interests and pipeline of working papers.
  4. A teaching statement detailing course taught, your pedagogical philosophy and practices, along with any available evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  5. Names and contact information for three referees.
  6. Up to two writing samples.

The review of applications will begin in early October 2024 and continue until positions are filled. Members of the hiring committee may be present at PMRC 2024 and/or APPAM 2024. Interested candidates are welcome to arrange meetings by writing to

Additional Information

LKYSPP is a leading public policy school in Asia, attracting an internationally diverse, world-class faculty and student body to engage and address the world’s most pressing challenges. Its mission is to inspire, improve lives, and take central positions in the policy and governance conversations within Asia and beyond. We do this by working hard on two planks: pursuing academic and intellectual excellence, and crafting lessons for meaningful public policymaking. The school is housed within the National University of Singapore, the highest ranked university in Asia and the 8th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024).

LKYSPP offers highly competitive research funding, salary, relocation and housing support, and other benefits. The teaching load (typically three per academic year) allows faculty to focus on providing quality instruction while maintaining their research excellence. For more information about the LKY School, please visit

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Department : Academic Affairs
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 24841

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