Nanyang Technological University

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Green Humanities

‚ÄčThe School of Humanities at NTU Singapore pursues disciplinary excellence and promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking competence, research expertise, and communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond. 

The School of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor under the interdisciplinary theme of Green Humanities. Candidates with expertise in any of the School's subject areas (i.e., Chinese, English, Linguistics, History or Philosophy) are welcome to apply. A strong record of research and publications in Green or Environmental Humanities, with a focus on such issues as climate change, the anthropocene or environmental ethics will be an advantage.

Candidates should possess a PhD and demonstrate a strong track record for research as well as a commitment to teaching and administrative service. Selection will be based on evidence of potential for high-quality teaching and research. 

The usual workload includes teaching two courses per semester, conducting scholarly research and contributing to university services. NTU offers competitive annual salaries and strong support for faculty research, including grants for travel and conferences.

Emoluments
Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx) and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to:

The Search Committee, Green Humanities
Attention: Assoc Prof Yow Cheun Hoe
School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

Email: Chinese-search@ntu.edu.sg

Applications sent via email should include a reference to "Assistant Professor (Green Humanities)" in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address.

Closing date for application is 31 December 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in July 2018.

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