Assistant / Associate / Professor in Humanities

Singapore (SG)
12 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Singapore Management University, School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for two Tenure Track positions at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor rank in the Humanities, broadly conceived, to begin in July 2018. The positions are open to all humanistic scholars, such as in the fields of anthropology, geography, history, literature, and philosophy, who can contribute to the delivery of the University’s Core Curriculum and speak to an interdisciplinary audience, including political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists in the School of Social Sciences. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the delivery of interdisciplinary survey courses such as “Global and Local” and “Wealth and Poverty”, or courses that would fit under a “Cultures of the Modern World” heading, such as “Family Business Cultures”, “Urban Cultures”, or “Multiculturalism”. 

These positions require a doctorate in the relevant discipline by the date of appointment. We seek candidates with an excellent record of teaching and scholarly research.

Singapore Management University is a research university committed to an interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum, providing opportunities to work with faculty across the social sciences and humanities. The research support is excellent. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The teaching load is initially three courses per academic year for the junior Tenure Track position and four for the senior position, with undergraduate classes capped at 45 students. 

Full evaluation of applications will start 5 March 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will begin in March 2018. These positions will be open until filled. 

The application package should be in electronic form (Word or PDF file) and include: a cover letter (including a summary of research and teaching interests), an up-to-date curriculum vitae (including a list of three referees), a 1-2 page research statement, a 1-2 page teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations), and up to three writing samples. The application should be e-mailed to, where enquires can also be directed.

Candidates for the Assistant Professorship position should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: The Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178903, or e-mailed to: Further information about the University and the School can be found at

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.