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Nanyang Technological University

Tenure-track Assistant Professor and Senior Lecturer

Career Opportunities in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore offers a stimulating and multidisciplinary education and research in the humanities and social sciences, and is home to nine major disciplines for undergraduate and postgraduate (Chinese, English Literature, Economics, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, History, and Public Policy and Global Affairs). To further strengthen teaching and research capacities, the School is recruiting a number of new faculty members in the following areas, to start in August 2014 or earlier.

Public Policy and Global Affairs Programme
The Public Policy and Global Affairs (PPGA) programme is an integral provider of public policy education in NTU. It consists of an undergraduate curriculum with Major and Minor options in Public Policy and Global Affairs, General Elective Courses, as well as, a PhD programme by research. It recruited four assistant professors in 2013 and will recruit another three in 2014 to meet its growing academic and research missions.

Position 1: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Politics

Candidate should possess a PhD and proven records of accomplishments in teaching and research, and are able to demonstrate the ability to develop teaching and research field that covers global environmental politics with a special expertise in Asian environmental politics.

Position 2: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Southeast Asia Politics and Singapore Politics

Candidate should possess a PhD and proven records of accomplishments in teaching and research, and are able to demonstrate the ability to develop teaching and research field that covers comparative politics in Asia with a special expertise in Southeast Asian, in particular in the government and politics of Singapore, public administration in Singapore, public policy in Singapore, and Singapore foreign policy.

Position 3: Senior Lecturer in Public Administration and Singapore politics

Candidate should possess a PhD and proven records of accomplishments in teaching and research, and are able to demonstrate the ability to develop teaching and research field that covers public administration and public policy, or public policy in Singapore.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/TermsandConditions/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx). Your application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statement, three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees.

Applications may be submitted by regular mail to:

Chair, Search Committee
C/O Public Policy and Global Affairs
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, #03-86
Singapore 637332

You may also email your application to H-PPGA@ntu.edu.sg and include the position (ie. Position 1. Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Politics) you are applying for in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by 17th August 2014. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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