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Academic Appointments

Yale-NUS College seeks outstanding teacher-scholars who are active researchers, committed to innovative pedagogy and curriculum development, and who enjoy close mentoring of students. As a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, Yale-NUS College draws on the best elements of liberal arts education to re-imagine the curriculum and collegiate experience for the 21st century. Joint appointments with NUS academic departments and research institutes may be considered.

Yale-NUS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Yale-NUS College is seeking to hire talented young scholars, and provide a potential avenue for tenure track positions at Yale-NUS College. Applicants should be active researchers within their particular field of expertise.

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Yale-NUS Career Development Postdoctoral Fellowship

Yale-NUS College is seeking to hire talented young Singaporean scholars, and provide a potential avenue for a career at  Yale-NUS College. Applicants should be active researchers within their particular field of expertise.

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Humanities

Professor and Head of Studies in Philosophy

Yale-NUS College is seeking to hire an accomplished scholar to assume a tenured appointment, at professor rank, and as Head of Studies in Philosophy. Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties and in the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. An ongoing research program that incorporates undergraduates would be highly desirable.

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Assistant Professor in History

Yale-NUS College invites applicants for one tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in any relevant area of Modern European History. 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 History Major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum.

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Director of Arts Programs

Yale-NUS College seeks to hire a Visual Artist, specialty and rank open. The successful candidate would be appointed as Director of Arts Programs who will supervise curricular and extra-curricular activities in the visual arts, teach courses in his or her field of expertise, and co-ordinate offerings by visiting artists

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Social Sciences

Professor and Head of Studies in Anthropology

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a tenured senior position in the Anthropology program. Applicants should be internationally recognised scholars with an active research profile and a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. Applicants may have a specialisation in any relevant area of sociocultural Anthropology. The successful candidate would be appointed as Head of Studies who would play a lead role in the continuing development and teaching of the Anthropology Major and the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum.

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Assistant Professor in Anthropology

Yale-NUS College invites applicants for one or more tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor rank in any relevant area of Sociocultural Anthropology. 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 Anthropology Major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum.

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Professor and Head of Studies in Psychology

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a tenured senior position in the Psychology program. Applicants should be internationally recognised scholars with an active research profile and a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. Applicants may have a specialisation in any relevant area of Psychology. The successful candidate would be appointed as Head of Studies who would play a lead role in the continuing development and teaching of the Psychology Major and the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum.

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Assistant Professor in Psychology

Yale-NUS College, invites applicants for one or more tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor rank in Psychology. Preferred fields of specialization are developmental psychology and abnormal/clinical psychology, but we invite excellent applicants in all fields. 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 Psychology Major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum.

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Professor/Associate Professor in Urban Studies

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a tenured senior position in the Urban Studies major, at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants should be internationally recognised scholars with an active research profile and a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. Applicants may have a specialization in any relevant social or spatial discipline, but the analysis of urban processes must be a central concern in their research and teaching.

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Assistant Professor in Urban Studies

Yale-NUS College invites applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the interdisciplinary area of Urban Studies. Applications are welcome from any relevant social or spatial discipline, although we have an interest in scholars who use architectural or sociological/demographic approaches to understanding urban questions. A background in quantitative analysis, formal urban analysis, and/or spatial analysis (including GIS) would be considered advantageous.

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.

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Science

Professor and Head of Studies in Environmental Studies

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a senior role in the multi-disciplinary field of Environmental Studies. Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties and in the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. An ongoing research program that incorporates undergraduates would be highly desirable. Preferred research areas include atmospheric sciences, coastal resource sustainability, food and agriculture, environmental health, water, or renewable energy, all with some significant connection to climate science, though candidates from all areas of Environmental Studies are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Professor and Head of Studies in Life Sciences

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a senior role in the field of life sciences. Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties and in the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. An ongoing research program that incorporates undergraduates would be highly desirable. Preferred research areas include computational biology, microbiology, plant biology, developmental genetics of model organisms, molecular genetics and cell biology, though candidates from all areas of the life sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates who bring an interdisciplinary approach to their work in the life sciences.

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Professor and Head of Studies in Mathematical, Computational and Statistical Sciences

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a senior role in the field of mathematical, computational and statistical sciences. Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties and in the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. An ongoing research program that incorporates undergraduates would be highly desirable.

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Professor and Head of Studies in Physical Sciences

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a senior role in the field of physical sciences. Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties and in the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. An ongoing research program that incorporates undergraduates would be highly desirable. Preferred research areas include experimental condensed matter and atomic, molecular and optical (AMO) physics, though candidates from all areas of the physical sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.

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