Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor of Political Science

Singapore Management University - School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations at the Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor rank.

We are seeking candidates who are well-rounded in International Relations and especially those with expertise in international institutions or regionalism (EU, ASEAN, etc.). There is no regional specialization required for the position, but an interest in Asia would be welcome. The successful candidate will display a record of, or high potential for, scholarly research, as well as demonstrated teaching aptitude. The position requires a doctorate in Political Science, International Relations, or a closely related field. Successful candidates should be prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced electives in international relations. 

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 and salary and benefits are highly competitive. The teaching load is comparable to other research universities, and classes are capped at no more than 45 students. 

Full evaluation of applications will start 15 September 2017. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will begin in October 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to start at Singapore Management University in July 2018. 

The application package should be in electronic form and include: (1) a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae (including teaching experience and a list of referees), (3) three professional writing samples. Materials should be delivered electronically to the Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University at the following e-mail address: socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg. Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be delivered to the same address. For documents not available in electronic format, hard copies should be sent directly to: The Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178903.  

Information about SMU and the School of Social Sciences can be found at www.socsc.smu.edu.sg 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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