Assistant or Associate Professor in International Political Economy

Nanyang Technological University - S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), a Graduate School of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is a leading research and teaching institution in strategic and international affairs and policy-oriented think-tank in the Asia-Pacific region. The School invites applications for the following tenure-track position:

Assistant or Associate Professor

in the following specialization:

International Political Economy

Applicants are expected to have a research interest in international political economy with a focus on finance, labor, or migration. The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in political science or economics, and join the school’s Centre for Multilateralism Studies and International Political Economy Programme. 

The successful candidate will teach up to three (3) courses in the School's Master of Science Programmes. A relevant PhD and a good publication record are therefore essential requirements. Training in quantitative methods will be an advantage, as the successful candidate may be expected to teach an introductory quantitative methods course.

Applicants are also expected to contribute to the School's research agenda, contribute to team research and policy-oriented projects, teach in short executive programmes, and organize conferences and seminars. Experience in policy-relevant research and publication would be useful. Additional research funding may be available through policy-oriented think tank functions of Centres and Programmes within the School.

The initial appointment will be for four (4) years, with further contracts to be considered by the relevant School Reappointment Committee. A candidate with the appropriate qualifications and experience may be appointed at the Associate Professor level.

All applicants should submit the following:

  • A cover letter specifying how your qualifications match the job description
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (including records of competitive grants and graduate supervision, if applicable);
  • Statements of research and teaching interests and, teaching evaluation if applicable
  • Three (3) published articles or writing samples
  • Names, addresses, email and phone numbers of at least 3 referees of the rank of Associate Professor / Professor for the Assistant Professor / Associate Professor position respectively.
  • A completed Application for Employment form (Download the application form HERE.)

If you are interested, please write in (or email) to:

The Search Committee  
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Nanyang Technological University
Block S4, Level B4,
Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639798

Applications will close on 31 January 2018. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For further information about RSIS, please visit our website at: 

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