Career Opportunities

Visiting Fellow

The South Asian Studies Programme (SASP) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the National University of Singapore seeks to appoint one Visiting Fellow for a period of one year in one of the following areas:

Either

(a) South Asian Politics/Political Economy

Candidates should have doctoral training in Political Science or Political Economy with a strong grounding in South Asian Studies. The appointee would be expected to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate modules in the Politics of South Asia. The successful candidate will also be able to supervise research by advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students and contribute to the research profile of the South Asian Studies Programme. Familiarity with and competence in a relevant South Asian language is essential. Curriculum development experience would be advantageous.

OR

(b) South Asian Languages and Literature

Candidates should have doctoral training in South Asian Languages or Literature. The appointee would be expected to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate modules in South Asian Languages and Literature. The successful candidate will also be able to supervise research by advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students and contribute to the research profile of the South Asian Studies Programme. Familiarity with and competence in a relevant South Asian language is essential. Curriculum development experience would be advantageous.


For these positions, salaries and benefits are competitive. For details of benefits, terms and conditions of appointments, see http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/index.htm


Applicants must submit

(1) a full vita;
(2) a statement detailing individual research agenda and professional experience; and
(3) a statement outlining the contributions she/he can make towards the appointment;
(4) in addition, applicants must provide names of three academic referees with complete contact details who may be approached directly and confidentially by NUS.


Applications will be reviewed in mid-September 2017. All materials should be sent to:

South Asian Studies Programme
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, AS8 #06-01
Singapore 119260
Tel: +65 65164528
Email: sassec@nus.edu.sg


Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview from the end of September 2017, with a view to the appointment starting in January 2018.