Associate Professor in Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia

Nanyang Technological University Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Associate Professor in Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia


The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor level specialising in the study of the comparative politics of Southeast Asia. The candidate must conduct research and teach in any of the subject domains of the comparative politics of Southeast Asia, including but not limited to themes such as civil-military relations, the role of the developmental state, political institutions, political leadership and political systems. The candidate’s research and teaching should reflect a strong background in Comparative Politics and a balanced theoretical and empirical grounding.


A relevant PhD and a good publication record commensurate with the level of appointment are essential requirements. Experience in policy-relevant research and publication is not necessary but would be useful. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an active research and publication agenda and strong promise for teaching in graduate programs.


The successful candidate is expected to contribute to and play an active role in teaching, research, service, as well as the RSIS think-tank workstream. The teaching load is up to three MSc courses per academic year.


To apply for this position, candidates are required to submit their application via Nanyang Technological University’s online application system, click on this link to access -


All applicants should submit the following:

r A cover letter specifying how your qualifications match the job description;

r A detailed curriculum vitae (including records of competitive grants, fellowships, and graduate supervision, if applicable);

r Statements of research and teaching interests and teaching evaluation;

r Three (3) published articles or writing samples;

r Contact information of at least 4 referees of the rank of Professor.


If you have any questions about this position, please write in (or email) to:


The Search Committee 
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Nanyang Technological University

50 Nanyang Avenue

Block S4, Level B4,

Singapore 639798



Applications will be accepted until 15 December 2022