Assistant Professor (Education-Track) Position in Business and Digital Transformation

Employer
College of Integrative Studies
Location
Singapore (SG)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Communications, Other Communications, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The College of Integrative Studies (CIS) at Singapore Management University (SMU) invites applications for one full-time Assistant Professor (education-track) position with teaching and research expertise located at the intersection of business and digital transformation, and/or business and sustainability.

The CIS delivers the Core Curriculum for the university and also offers a suite of programmes including an individualised major and individualised second major at the undergraduate level for students enrolled in the College. The successful candidate should be able to integrate his or her research expertise to deliver our compulsory undergraduate course for freshmen, titled “Big Questions”. Big Questions comprises four themes that rotate annually – Happiness and Suffering; Global and Local; War and Peace; Wealth and Poverty – and is a cornerstone of SMU’s Core Curriculum experience. The successful candidate should also be able to serve as academic and dissertation advisors for undergraduate students who choose to pursue individualised majors and individualised second majors in business-oriented fields.

Applicants should be able to:
● Teach all the four themes that comprise Big Questions (see
https://corecurriculum.smu.edu.sg/core-curriculum/civilisations/big-questions)
● Serve as academic and dissertation advisors for undergraduate students who choose to pursue
individualised majors and individualised second majors in business-oriented fields
● Design and teach core and elective courses on business and digital transformation, and/or
business and sustainability that might be offered as part of the individualised major
curriculum or part of the CIS’s graduate programme.
● Conceptualise and execute high-quality research at the intersection of business, digital
transformation, and/or sustainability
● Contribute to the dynamic intellectual life of CIS, as well as to interdisciplinary dialogue and
exchange with colleagues from other Schools (such as Business, Computing and Information
Systems, Economics, Law, and Social Sciences)

For faculty on the education track, the teaching load is six courses per year, which can include teaching multiple sections of the same course. The successful candidate will initially be appointed on a three-year contract with the possibility for renewal. Salary and benefits, such as housing allowance and research support, are highly competitive and commensurate with academic experience.

We invite candidates to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, contact details of three referees, and two samples of written work, published in English, on the online platform. Applicants should also arrange for three academic references with contact information to be sent directly to cisjobs@smu.edu.sg. Please note that incomplete applications slow down the recruitment process, and might not be considered as a result.

SMU is committed to fostering diversity and cultivating an inclusive work environment. Applications from underrepresented communities are particularly encouraged. The CIS is a centre and incubator for interdisciplinary teaching and research at SMU. It features an intellectually diverse faculty representing disciplines that range from computer science to history, from philosophy to economics, from political science to literature, and from geography to law. Further information about the College of Integrative Studies can be found at www.cis.smu.edu.sg.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a campus visit. We envision interviews and campus visits to take place in October 2022, with the expected start date for the successful candidate being from January 2023 onwards.
 

The deadline for applications is September 4, 2022.

Application link: https://smucareers.taleo.net/careersection/smu_ext_ft/jobdetail.ftl?job=22000065&tz=GMT%2B08%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FSingapore

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As global economies continue to rapidly evolve, the College of Integrative Studies will be a place of interdisciplinary learning.

Students will learn to assemble knowledge from domains previously unconnected to attend to the challenges of the day.

Beyond integrating learning across disciplines, our students will benefit from combining lessons from the classroom with robust industry and real-world engagement.  

Integrative studies is ultimately about connecting the possibilities across various paradigms and methods for unprecedented solutions. 

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