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Full / Associate/ Assistant Professor of Politics & History of Southeast Asia
29 September, 2019 - 30 September, 2019
The School of Social Sciences (SOSS) at Singapore Management University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Politics & History of Southeast Asia at the level of Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor.
We are seeking candidates who conduct research on the politics and history of contemporary Southeast Asia, specializing in either individual countries, comparative historical analysis, or the region as a whole. We are particularly interested in candidates who complement the current research strengths in SOSS. 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, History, or a closely related field.
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 typically, junior faculty receive a 3-course per year teaching load for their first contract.
Full evaluation of applications will start 1 October 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews, which will begin in October 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to start at Singapore Management University in July 2020, contingent upon the completion of appropriate verification checks.
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) a professional writing sample, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations).
Applicants for the level of Assistant Professor should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be delivered to: The Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178903, or email to: email@example.com
Applicants for the level of Associate or Full Professor only need submit the contact information of three references, who will be contacted if the applicant is shortlisted.
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