Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought. A student body of 1000 undergraduates from over 60 countries engages with more than 100 outstanding faculty from around the world through small classes and hands-on research. Students and faculty also have access to the wider resources of two world-leading research universities.
The College invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Urban Studies.
Applications are welcome from scholars in any relevant discipline. We are particularly interested in scholars who use mixed methods for analyzing and visualizing urban questions. A background in quantitative analysis and/or spatial analysis (for example, GIS) would be considered advantageous. An Asia regional interest is desirable, but not necessary.
Applicants should have a relevant PhD and be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Urban Studies Major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/
The appointee will be expected to begin duties in time for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year.
Faculty receive internationally competitive salaries and start-up grants as well as a yearly travel and research allowance. They are able to access additional funding from Yale-NUS, the National University of Singapore, and Singapore’s Ministry of Education. Most faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region.
Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; statements on research interests, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum.
Applicants for the tenure-track position also are responsible for ensuring that three (3) academic referees each submit a letter via https://academicjobsonline.
Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.
Review of applications begins Monday 12 October and continues until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
For general enquiries, please email: Enquiry_SocialSciencesDiv@
Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to continually support these values. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg
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