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.

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

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 Programme 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

J.Y. Pillay Chairs in Social Sciences 

Yale-NUS College seeks to appoint two senior scholars to serve as J.Y. Pillay Professors in Social Sciences. The J.Y. Pillay Chairs were established  in honour of Professor J Y Pillay, an eminent policy maker and corporate leader in Singapore, and are distinguished full professor posts, set aside for scholars whose work is of the highest standard and at the forefront of research in their field. We encourage applicants in any area of Social Sciences including those that can serve our majors in Anthropology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Global Affairs, Law & Liberal Arts, PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics), Psychology and Urban Studies.

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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 programme. 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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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 specialisation in any relevant discipline, although the analysis of urban processes should be a central concern in their research and teaching. An interest in Asian urbanism or cities in a comparative perspective is desirable.

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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. An interest in Asian urbanism or cities in a comparative perspective 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.

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Science

Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Statistics and/ or Data Science

Yale-NUS College invites applicants for one tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank within the fields of computer science, statistics and/ or data science.  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 Environmental Science

Yale-NUS College invites applicants for one tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Environmental Science.  We seek applicants with a specialization in marine and/or atmospheric science focused on pollution and ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry, or a related field. 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/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor in Physical Science

Yale-NUS College invites applicants for two or more open rank, tenure track or tenured positions within the fields of Physical Science.  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/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor in Life Sciences

Yale-NUS College invites applicants for one open rank, tenure track or tenured positions within the fields 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.

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