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Lecturer in Comparative Politics

Department of Political Science
Singapore (SG)
Date posted
Aug 20, 2023

The Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore invites applications for one full-time educator-track position in Comparative Politics at the rank of Lecturer. We welcome applications from candidates working in all areas of the subfield. We especially welcome applications from candidates with Asia-related research programmes. Candidates who have interest in and are comfortable teaching political science methodology (qualitative and/or quantitative) will be preferred.

Candidates should submit a letter of application detailing research and teaching interests and expertise; curriculum vitae; publications or other writing samples; three letters of recommendation; and a teaching portfolio comprising a teaching statement, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and/or other evidence of teaching quality. We will begin to review applications on 1 October 2023 and continue until the search is complete. Application materials should be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee at

The teaching load is six modules per academic year (three per semester). Lectureship at NUS is a career position open to advancement to open-contracted Associate Professor and Professor appointments. Initial appointment is for three years and is renewable on an ongoing basis. Compensation and benefits are competitive and includes eligibility for annual performance bonus and salary increment, 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 the networks and resources in the Asia Research Institute, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, and various research institutes including the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Institutes of South Asian and Southeast 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.

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