Lecturer in Public Policy/Public Management/Public Administration/International Affairs

Updated: about 19 hours ago
Location: Bukit Timah,

Job Description


The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is a leading public policy school in Asia, located within the National University of Singapore. Its mission is to improve governance in Asia, and improve lives for a sustainable world.  Its faculty is comprised of accomplished scholars, educators as well as experienced policy practitioners. The school offers several master's degree programs, a small PhD program, as well as executive education programs for policymakers in Asia and beyond.  


The School and the University places a strong emphasis on teaching and learning.   To serve the educational mission of the School and the University, the Educator Track has been designed to bring together and support the career pathway of outstanding educators Faculty on the Educator Track will be expected to teach as well contribute to the educational mission of the School. At more senior levels, they are expected to lead on pedagogical innovations and in teaching and learning matters. A research background in a primary disciplinary domain is encouraged.  Scholarly research on pedagogy and teaching is a bonus, but not mandated. Although the NUS Educator Track is not a tenurable line, it presents a route to progress towards an Associate Professorship on an open contract, along with prospects for research funding such as overseas research and conference travel.


The LKY School invites applications for the following full-time positions on the Educator Track. 
1.    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Policy/Public Management/Public Administration/International Affairs 
2.    Instructor/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics 


Applicants for Senior Lecturer positions must possess a PhD degree or equivalent, as well as at least five years of teaching experience and demonstrated impact in higher education settings. Candidates for Lecturer positions should have a PhD degree, and prior teaching experience in higher education settings would be advantageous. For Instructor positions, applicants should hold a Master's degree and have at least two years of teaching experience. 


The appointments of Senior Lecturer and Lecturer/Instructor will be for an initial period of 3-5 years and 2-3 years respectively, ideally beginning August 2023, and with the possibility of contract renewal based on good performance and the School’s teaching requirements. 



To apply, please provide a detailed resume and a cover letter describing your background and preparation for the position, your teaching interests and your potential contributions to the school. Applications should be sent to lkysppjoinus@nus.edu.sg by 15 May 2023.  


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about the National University of Singapore and the LKY School at www.lkyspp.nus.edu.sg.  

Required Documents:

- Detailed curriculum vitae, including details on education, employment history, past experience of teaching and supervision, research activities (including publications) and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments.
-  Cover Letter
-  Teaching statement and Teaching evaluations 
- A teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises and recent student or peer teaching evaluations
-  Four letters of reference (one of whom must be the applicant’s PhD supervisor). Referees may submit their letters to lkysppjoinus@nus.edu.sg.


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus

Organization: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Department : Academic Affairs

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 20007

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