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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Singapore Management University - School of Social Sciences

Location: Bras Basah - Singapore
Salary: Salary is highly competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd August 2018
Closes: 29th September 2018
Job Ref: SOSS Big Qns (L/SL)

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for one Lecturer/Senior lecturer in the Humanities and Social Sciences who can contribute to the delivery of the University’s Core Curriculum to begin in July 2019, during which time a doctorate in a relevant discipline must be in hand.

We are especially interested in candidates with an excellent record of teaching who can contribute to the delivery of interdisciplinary survey courses such as “Happiness and Suffering,” “Global and Local” and “Wealth and Poverty.” An ability to teach courses in Science, Technology, and Society would also be a plus.

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, and salary and benefits are highly competitive. The teaching load is typically eight repeatable sections for the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (with as low as one or two preparations), taught in a small-class seminar style.

Full evaluation of applications will start 30 September 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (GMT) on 29 September 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will begin in October 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 one writing sample. The application should be e-mailed to, where enquires can also be directed.  Please indicate in the e-mail the position applying for, with “Humanities and Social Sciences” as subject.

Candidates 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.

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