National University of Singapore, FASS-Asian Studies 2

Position ID:NUS-AS2-ETSEAENV [#20039]
Position Title: Educator Track Position in Southeast Asian Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 117570, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Anthropology / Environmental Anthropology
Ecology / Political Ecology
Asian Studies / Southeast Asian Studies
Environmental Studies / Conservation Science
Appl Deadline:2021/11/19 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/13, finished 2022/05/21, listed until 2021/11/19)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore seeks to fill an Educator Track position.  The appointment will commence in August 2022.


We are particularly interested in candidates who bridge the fields of environmental anthropology, political ecology, and conservation science with reference to the Southeast Asian region.  Demonstrated experience with community empowerment will be considered an added bonus.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in these fields. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise undergraduate and graduate students. Depending on qualifications, the candidate may be hired at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer.


Successful candidates must have:

·       A Ph.D. in a relevant field at the time of appointment.

·       Excellent communication and pedagogical skills, and dedication to academic teaching excellence and collegiality.

·       To be considered for a senior position, a candidate must also demonstrate the potential to be research active.


Applicants should submit the following materials:

·       Full CV which includes details on education, employment history, past experience of teaching and supervision, research activities (including publications) and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments, details of 3 external referees (names, contact details, applicant's relationship to them) and the candidate’s main PhD supervisor

·       Letter of interest

·       Teaching statement (maximum 3 pages)

·       Research statement (maximum 3 pages)

·       Evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports, and/or evidence of other contributions to education, if available.

·       Three reference letters (excluding the applicant’s PhD supervisor) sent directly to the Chair of the Search Committee at

·       In addition, candidates will need to submit a NUS Personal Data Consent Form. 


Application materials should be submitted online via the NUS Careers Portal and addressed to:


Chair, Search Committee

Department of Southeast Asian Studies

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

National University of Singapore


Candidates should submit all application materials by 19 November 2021. We will begin evaluating candidates on 22 November 2021, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Campus visits will be in early December, if necessary virtually through Zoom. Early applications are encouraged so as to get full consideration by the committee. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


Remuneration will be internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate may also enjoy housing benefits, relocation allowance, and other benefits depending on the type and duration of appointment and citizenship.

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For further enquiries, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee at 



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Contact: Chair of Search Committee
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Block AS8, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260
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