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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Philosophy

School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy
AOS categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Critical Thinking
AOC categories Logic
Applied Ethics
Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location 90 Stamford Road, Singapore, Singapore
Start date August 2017
Job description

Singapore Management University, School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, invites applications for a faculty position at Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor rank primarily to teach Critical Thinking (either Analytical Skills or Critical Thinking in the Real World). Experience in teaching Moral Philosophy, Applied Ethics or Political Philosophy would be an advantage.

The position requires a doctorate in Philosophy and teaching experience at tertiary level. We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated excellent teaching ability, as well as a good research background. 

The primary responsibility of the candidate is to teach undergraduate students. The normal teaching load is four to six course sections per academic year, which is approximately six to nine hours of teaching per week for each semester. In addition to teaching, the candidate is also expected to engage in research and perform internal service activities such as curriculum design and review. 

Singapore Management University is committed to an interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum, providing opportunities to work with faculty across the social sciences and professional schools. The research support is excellent, salary and benefits are highly competitive.  Classes are capped at no more than 45 students.

Full evaluation of applications will start from 1st February 2017. Interviews for short-listed candidates are likely to be conducted in mid-February 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to start at Singapore Management University in August 2017.

The application package should include (in electronic form): a cover letter describing teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae (including teaching experience and a list of referees), and one or two selected publications. The package should be sent to the Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University at the following email address: socialsciencescv@smu.edu.sg. For documents not available in electronic form, hard copies should be sent to: The Dean’s Office, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178903. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the Dean’s Office either by email or the mailing address above. Information about the University and the School can be found at www.socsc.smu.edu.sg.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified via email.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: February 1, 2017, 10:00am SGT
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://socsc.smu.edu.sg/
Contact name Jancy Poon
Contact email
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Time created January 3, 2017, 9:05am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 22, 2017, 5:04am SGT
Last updated January 5, 2017, 10:39pm EST
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