Education Track position in Science, Technology, and Society

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Singapore Management University, School of Social Sciences 

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for one open rank Education Track position in Science, Technology, and Society to begin in July 2018. The ideal candidate would contribute to the delivery of the University’s Core Curriculum and offer courses under a “Technology and Society” heading, such as “Artificial Intelligence and Society,” or “Technological Solutions to Social Problems”.

The position requires a doctorate in the relevant discipline by the date of appointment. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of, or high potential for, excellent teaching, as well as strong 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. The research support is excellent. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The teaching load is comparable to other research universities, 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. This position 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 socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg, where enquires can also be directed.

Candidates for the Assistant Professorship 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: socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg. Further information about the University and the School can be found at www.socsc.smu.edu.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.