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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Finance & Budgeting and Data Analytics or Advanced Methods/Tools

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The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is a leading public policy school in Asia, part of the National University of Singapore. Its mission is to improve governance in Asia, and improve lives for a sustainable world. Its faculty consists of accomplished scholars, educators, and experienced policy practitioners. The school offers several Master's degree programmes, a small PhD programme, as well as executive education programmes for policymakers in Asia and beyond. 

The School and the University place strong emphasis on teaching and learning. To serve the educational mission of the School and the University, the Educator Track has been designed to bring together and support the career pathway of outstanding educators. Faculty on the Educator Track will be expected to teach as well contribute to the broader educational mission of the School. At more senior levels, they are expected to lead on pedagogical innovations and in teaching and learning matters. A research background in a primary disciplinary domain is valued. Scholarly research on pedagogy and teaching is a bonus, but not mandated. Although the NUS Educator Track is not a tenurable line, it has a route towards an Associate Professorship on an open contract, along with the possibility of funding for overseas conference travel.

The LKY School invites applications for the following full-time positions on the Educator Track: 

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Finance & Budgeting (disciplinary field – Economics or Public Administration)
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Analytics or Advanced Methods/Tools, with an ability to teach R and Python preferred (disciplinary field – Public Administration, Public Management, or Public Policy)

Applicants for Senior Lecturer positions must possess a PhD degree as well as at least five years teaching experience and demonstrated impact in higher education settings. Candidates for Lecturer positions should have a PhD degree, and prior teaching experience in higher education settings would be advantageous.

The appointments of Senior Lecturer and Lecturer will be for an initial period of 3-5 years and 2-3 years, respectively, ideally beginning January 2025, with the possibility of contract renewal based on performance and the school’s teaching requirements.


To apply, please provide a detailed 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 CHRS Link by 31 July 2024. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about the National University of Singapore and the LKY School at  

Required Documents

  • Detailed curriculum vitae, including details of education, employment history, past experience of teaching and supervision, research activities (including publications) and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments.
  • Cover letter.
  • Teaching statement. 
  • A teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises and recent student or peer teaching evaluations.
  • Three letters of reference. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Department : Academic Affairs
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 24832


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+65 6516 6666

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