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Lectureship in Global Studies

Department of Political Science
Date posted
Feb 23, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Political Science and Global Studies Programme at the National University of Singapore invites applications for a lecturer of Global Studies Programme. Global Studies is an interdisciplinary programme examining the processes and effects of globalisation across political, economic, social, and cultural domains. We welcome applications from scholars with teaching and research interests in any of the following three areas: global political economy; global dimensions of environmental/climate change; or, global dimensions of human health and development.  More information about these themes can be found on the Global Studies website.

Scholars from all social science disciplines with expertise in the themes referenced above are welcome to apply. Applicants with multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary teaching experience and a specialization in global political economy and its effect on race, class, or gender are particularly encouraged to apply.

Lecturers may be promoted advance to Senior Lecturer and then to open-contracted Associate Professor and Professor appointments. Initial appointments are for three years, Senior Lecturer appointments come with a five-year appointment, while appointments at the Associate Professor and above come with open contracts. The teaching load is 3:3 (three courses per semester, totaling six per academic year).  Exceptional applicants may be considered for Senior Lecturer if they have at least 5 years of relevant experience.

Salaries at NUS are internationally competitive, includes eligibility for annual performance bonuses and salary increments, subsidized housing for nine years, medical benefits, and research and conference support.

Applicants should submit the following documents:

  1. Candidates should submit a letter of application clearly detailing how their research or teaching expertise aligns with the teaching of GL2102 Global Political Economy, and your potential for interdisciplinary teaching;
  2. A CV;
  3. A teaching statement of no more than 2 pages (short-listed candidates will be asked to submit sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness);
  4. The names and contact information for three references (References will only be contacted for short-listed candidates ).

For full consideration, please submit your materials to this website  by 22 March 2024. Applications received after this date may still be considered until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Contact list for further enquiries

Enquiries may be directed to Dr George Radics at

Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at  The Department website can be found at

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


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