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Singapore Management University, School of Social Sciences
The School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Singapore Management University, invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Sociology at the Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor rank, to begin in July 2018. The positions are open to all specializations in sociology. Candidates with a research focus on East, South, or Southeast Asia or on transnational issues are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in hiring candidates who can teach research methods in addition to her/his substantive areas of interest.
The position requires a doctorate in Sociology by the date of appointment. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of, or high potential for, scholarly research and a strong aptitude to teach introductory courses and advanced electives.
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. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The teaching load is comparable to other research universities, with undergraduate classes capped at 45 students.
Full evaluation of applications will start 15 September 2017. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be conducted in October 2017.
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, and up to three writing samples. The application should be e-mailed to [log in to unmask]
Applicants for the Assistant Professor position should 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: [log in to unmask]
. Applicants for the Associate and Full Professor position only need to submit the contacts of three referees, who will be contacted for recommendation letters after the applicant is shortlisted.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.