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Lecturer(s) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)

Yale-NUS College

Position Description


Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought. 

The College is seeking to hire TWO full-time Lecturers in PPE. Preferred fields of specialization are:

1) Comparative politics. We seek a broadly trained comparativist who works in the area of institutions and is able to teach one methods course. Regional specialization is open.

2) Political theory. We seek a broadly trained political theorists, able to offer survey courses, and courses in ancient political theory.

These positions are on a fixed term contract of up to three (3) years, starting in the Academic Year 2022-2023.

The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five (5) courses, which will be in the area of PPE. Advising students, supervising capstones and other services will also be required as needed.

  • PhD in Political Science from a regionally or internationally accredited institution.
  • Ideally at least one (1) years of undergraduate teaching experience

The College offer competitive salaries that are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; statement on teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; teaching evaluations, three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers via and other relevant documents. 

Applications should be submitted via

Review of applications begins 10 January 2022 and continues until the position(s) is/are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For general inquiries, please email:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to these values. For more information about the College, please visit

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for other purposes and ensure that their data remains secure and confidential.

Location: College Avenue West - Singapore
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th November 2021
Expires: 18th January 2022
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