Assistant Professor of Political Science

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National University of Singapore
Department of Political Science
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The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Comparative Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor. While we have a preference for scholars who work on Asia, we welcome applications in comparative politics more generally as well. Candidates should submit a letter of application detailing research and teaching interests; curriculum vitae; samples of written work; four letters of recommendation; and teaching evaluations and materials if available.

We will begin to review applications on 30 March 2018 and continue until the search is complete. Application materials should be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee at

The teaching load is three modules per academic year. Compensation is competitive and includes eligibility for annual performance bonuses and salary increments, subsidized housing, medical benefits, and substantial research support.

The Department of Political Science ( has a strong faculty of about twenty-five scholars working in all areas of political science. Faculty and students can take advantage of resources in the Asia Research Institute, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the Yale-NUS Liberal Arts College, and various research institutes including the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Institutes of Asian and South-East Asian Studies as well as other parts of the University. NUS ( is a leader in research and higher education in Asia and is located in a thriving and livable global city.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.