Yale-NUS College, Social Science Division

382 20463
Position ID:YaleNUS-Social Science Division-LEC_PPE [#20463]
Position Title: Lecturer(s) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Comparative Politics
Political Theory / Ancient political theory
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/11/10, finished 2022/12/03)
Position Description:    

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Position Description:

Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore.  Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning.  Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought.

The College is seeking to hire TWO full-time Lecturers in PPE. Preferred fields of specialization are:

1) Comparative politics. We seek a broadly trained comparativist who works in the area of institutions and is able to teach one methods course. Regional specialization is open.

2) Political theory. We seek a broadly trained political theorists, able to offer survey courses, and courses in ancient political theory.

These positions are on a fixed term contract of up to three (3) years, starting in the Academic Year 2022-2023.


The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five (5) courses, which will be in the area of PPE. Advising students, supervising capstones and other services will also be required as needed.

·       PhD in Political Science from a regionally or internationally accredited institution.

·       At least one (1) years of undergraduate teaching experience.

The College offer competitive salaries that are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; statement on teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; teaching evaluations, three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20463 and other relevant documents.

Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20463.

Review of applications begins 10 January 2022 and continues until the position(s) is/are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For general inquiries, please email: facultyrecruitment@yale-nus.edu.sg.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to these values. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg.

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA):

Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for other purposes and ensure that their data remains secure and confidential.

Covid-19 Message:

At Yale-NUS College/NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make Yale-NUS/NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required. 

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated employees will not be able to work at the College/NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with Yale-NUS/NUS.[1]


[1] MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
YALE-NUS College
16 College Avenue West
#01-220 Singapore 138527