Singapore Management University – Assistant Professor (Education Track) in Science, Technology, and Society

Singapore Management University

Job type: Faculty Non Tenured

Application deadline: September 30, 2018


Singapore Management University, School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for two Assistant Professorships (non-tenurable Education Track) positions in Science, Technology, and Society to begin in July 2019. The ideal candidate would contribute to the delivery of the University’s Core Curriculum and offer courses under a “Technology and Society” heading, such as “Artificial Intelligence and Society,” or “Technological Solutions to Social Problems”.

The position requires a doctorate in a relevant discipline by the date of appointment. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of, or high potential for, excellent teaching, as well as strong research.

Singapore Management University is a research university committed to an interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum, providing opportunities to work with faculty across the social sciences. The research support is excellent, and salary and benefits are highly competitive. The teaching load is typically six repeatable sections taught in a small-class seminar style, with two to three preparations.

Full evaluation of applications will start 30 September 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (GMT) on 29 September 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will begin in October 2018. This position will be open until filled.

The application package should be in electronic form (Word or PDF file) and include: a cover letter (including a summary of research and teaching interests), an up-to-date curriculum vitae (including a list of three referees), a 1-2 page research statement, a 1-2 page teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations), and one writing sample. The application should be e-mailed to socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg, where enquires can also be directed. Please indicate in the e-mail with “Assistant Professor (Education) in Science, Technology, and Society” as subject.

Candidates should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: The Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178903, or e-mailed to: socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg. Further information about the University and the School can be found at www.socsc.smu.edu.sg.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Posted: August 13, 2018