National University of Singapore, FASS-Asian Studies 2

Position ID:NUS-AS2-LECTSAS [#24574, 19569]
Position Title: Lecturer (South Asian Studies)
Position Type:Teaching stream faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 117570, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: History / South Asia, South Asia, 19th Century, South Asia, 20th Century, South Asian, Twentieth-Century
Asian Studies / South Asian Studies
Social Sciences / Contemporary History, Cultural Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, Economy, Gender, Globalisation, Human-Nature Intersections, Migration Studies, Political Science, Religion, Social Sciences, Sociology
South Asian Studies
Politics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2023/06/24 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/03/22, finished 2023/12/30, listed until 2023/06/24)
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Job Description

The South Asian Studies Programme, or SASP, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, at the National University of Singapore is seeking to fill an educator track faculty position. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  1. Teach a range of modules on South Asia, including interdisciplinary modules. Topics could include history, religion, society, popular culture/art, language and/or literature pertaining to South Asia.  For a sample of modules taught in the South Asian Studies Programme, please visit the following website:
  2. Supervise Doctoral and Masters students and Independent Study Modules.
  3. Participate in curriculum design and development, and promote best practices in education.
  4. Research and publish on topics related to the candidate’s research interests and/or pedagogical approaches.

The applicant should hold a PhD degree from a reputable university in a relevant disciplinary specialisation such as history, political science, anthropology, sociology, gender studies or cultural studies, with a focus on South Asia. Successful applicants should be capable of achieving teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and also drive research.

Application Process

To apply, please submit the following as a package:

  • a cover letter
  • a current CV
  • a brief statement of research interests
  • names and contact information of three referees

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

Chair, Search Committee for Lecturer
South Asian Studies Programme
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

Application Timeline

The deadline for submitting applications is 1 July 2023 with application review continuing until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Contact for further enquiries

Potential candidates are welcome to get in touch with the Chair of the Search Committee to answer any questions they may have at

More Information

For more information about the South Asian Studies Programme and the National University of Singapore, please visit the following websites: and

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