Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Nanyang Technological University (Islam)
[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] International Relations: Contemporary Islam Programme. The Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) in Singapore invites applications for an associate or assistant professor of international relations and political Islam. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in Islamic history, Islamic law and jurisprudence or related disciplines. In addition, candidates must have a good understanding of Islamic culture and practice in either the Middle East/South Asia or Southeast Asia. Knowledge of Arabic and/or Malay/Bahasa Indonesia would be an advantage. The position involves research, teaching 1-2 courses per year on a trimester system in the Programme on Contemporary Islam for the Institute’s Masters of Science program, supervising Ph.D. candidates, and a commitment to networking. Contract length is three years and renewable, subject to mutual agreement. Candidate records should demonstrate the potential for excellence in scholarship. Applicants at the associate professor level should have at least one published book. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. All applicants should submit a cover letter that describes your proposed research agenda, a full C.V., three letters of recommendation and a writing sample. Screening of applicants will begin on October 1 and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and will depend on qualifications and experience. IDSS is a research and teaching organization located within the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. We confer graduate degrees in international relations, security studies and international political economy. The academic year runs from July-May and the start date for this position is negotiable. For more information about IDSS, please visit our website at: www.idss.edu.sg. Send application materials to: The Executive Secretary, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Nanyang Technological University, South Spine 4 Level B4 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798. Fax (65) 6793-2991. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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