Lectureship in Comparative Politics, Governance & Public Policy, Methods

National University of Singapore - Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for an educator-track Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in Political Science to teach research methods as well as other modules in either Comparative Politics or Governance and Public Policy for our undergraduate curriculum. The teaching load is six modules per academic year three per semester , of which about two or three should be in methods. 

Lectureships at NUS are career positions in which advancement to open-contracted Associate Professor and Professor is possible. Appointments are for three years initially and are renewable on an ongoing basis, subject to good performance and departmental teaching needs. Compensation and benefits are similar to those of faculty members on the tenure track and are competitive. 

Candidates should have a PhD in Political Science. The Department recognizes four main subfields: Comparative Politics; Governance and Public Policy; International Relations; and Political Theory. The Department also hosts the programme in Global Studies. 

Candidates should send a CV, a letter detailing their research and teaching interests, at least two samples of written work, and letters from three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee at polbox5@nus.edu.sg 

All applicants should also submit sample syllabi, student evaluations, and other evidence of teaching quality. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 15 September 2017.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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