Yale-NUS College is a leading liberal arts college in Asia with a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Yale-NUS aims to redefine liberal arts and science education for a complex, interconnected world.
About the Role
Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Urban Studies. Applicants may have a specialization in any relevant disciplinary area, although the analysis of urban processes should be central to their research and teaching. An interest in Asian urbanism and/or cities in a comparative perspective is desirable.
What You're Gonna Do
The successful applicant would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Urban Studies major (https://urbanstudies.yale-nus.edu.sg/) and the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum (https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum/). They will also benefit from being a part of Singapore’s globally recognized community of urban scholars.
Applicants must have a PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage. They should combine an active research agenda with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching. Familiarity or experience with the purpose of a liberal arts education would be desirable. Research achievements should include publications in leading peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with career stage. Senior applicants should be internationally recognized scholars.
What We Offer
The successful applicant will be expected to begin on the 1st July 2019. Salary, benefits, and leave policies will be competitive at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through grants, travel allowances and study leaves.
Applications should comprise the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including all publications; statements on research interests, teaching experience and teaching philosophy, and; names and contact details of at least three referees. Tenure-track applicants must also include three academic references with their application.
This job is available for international candidates.