Careers

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.

Humanities

Lecturer Position in Philosophy

The College invites outstanding applications for a full-time Lecturer in Philosophy under the Division of Humanities. The preferred areas of specialization are (1) Chinese Philosophy or (2) Formal Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, or Philosophy of Science, with a preference for candidates with demonstrated teaching competence in both areas

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field and a clear ability and passion for undergraduate education. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Philosophy major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum.

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Social Sciences

Tenure-track Position in Law and Liberal Arts

The College invites outstanding applications for at least one tenure-track position in the Social Sciences. Candidates would teach in the Double-degree Programme in Law and Liberal Arts.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field, such as law and society, sociology, anthropology, politics, or history (a law degree is not expected) and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage in the interdisciplinary study of law, such as (but not limited to) law and society, sociology of law, anthropology of law, law and courts, or legal history. In particular, we welcome applicants who can teach qualitative methods for interdisciplinary research on law and modules in Yale-NUS’s flagship common curriculum such as Comparative Social Inquiry and Modern Social Thought.

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Science

Tenure Track or Tenured (Open Rank) Positions in Data Science

The College invites applications for two open rank tenure-track or tenured positions in Data Science. Preferred fields of specialization are Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics, High dimensional Data and Machine Learning. However, applicants working in other areas are welcome to apply.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage. Research achievements should include publications in leading peer-reviewed journals or conferences commensurate with career stage as well as a demonstrated potential to secure research funding. A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Mathematical, Computational and Statistical Sciences Major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum.

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Tenure Track or Tenured (Open Rank) Positions in Computer Science

The College invites applications for one assistant professor and one open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Computer Science. We are interested in all areas of Computer Science that include programming and systems.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage. Research achievements should include publications in leading peer-reviewed journals or conferences commensurate with career stage as well as a demonstrated potential to secure research funding.

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Tenure Track Position in Environmental Social Sciences

The Environmental Studies programme at Yale-NUS College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the empirical environmental social sciences, with preference for quantitative analysis, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates who employ quantitative methods in the study of human-environment interactions, including societal responses to climate change, are especially welcome. Applicants should be prepared to teach courses that explore aspects of social-ecological systems; gender and the environment; the impacts of global environmental change on marginalised people; quantitative or spatial-data analysis of critical environmental issues, or other urgent socio-ecological topics. While we are situated in SE Asia, we welcome applications from scholars with regional expertise in Latin America/Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East or Oceania.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage. A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Environmental Studies major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum.

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