Assistant Professor in Public Policy and/or Public Administration

Singapore (SG)
01 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Public Policy and Global Affairs 
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.

The School of Social Sciences nurtures interdisciplinary study and research for the betterment of society. We promote a holistic approach to advance learning through research and teaching. Our research and educational programmes are aligned with NTU's new five-year strategic plan, NTU 2020 focuses on five key research thrusts – Sustainable Earth, Global Asia, Secure Community, Healthy Society and Future Learning.  For more information about the University, please visit our website at:

Public Policy and Global Affairs (PPGA) in SSS offers a Minor in Public Administration, a Major in Public Policy and Global Affairs, MA and PhD programmes by research, and general electives.

The School of Social Sciences (SSS) is inviting applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Public Policy and/or Public Administration in the Context of a Globalizing Asia.                       

Candidates should possess a PhD in a relevant discipline, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research as well as teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 


Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to:

Chair, Search Committee
c/o Public Policy and Global Affairs
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, #03-86
Singapore 637332

Applications sent by email should include “Assistant Professor (Public Policy and/or Public Administration)” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can also be addressed to the above email address.

Closing date for application is 15 December 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.