Published on 01 Apr 2024

Invitation to apply for an appointment as a Nanyang Assistant Professor at the School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University

We are seeking an outstanding early-career researcher to join the NTU School of Humanities.

Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities.

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

Nanyang Assistant Professors

The School of Humanities invites applications for the position of Nanyang Assistant Professor (NAP) in major disciplines of the School, including Art History, Chinese, English, History, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, and Philosophy. Visit this link to learn more about our research.

The Nanyang Assistant Professorship (NAP) scheme provides an opportunity for outstanding early-career researchers and scholars from Singapore and around the world, who wish to build an academic career with us at NTU. Successful NAP awardees will be offered a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment, a reduced teaching load for the first few years and start-up grant of up to S$1M to lay the foundation for their research work at the university.


Applicants must be early career researchers, holding a PhD equivalent degree, obtained within the last 10 years. A strong track record of early achievements and the potential to lead an independent research group are required.


Applications for NAP can be submitted throughout the year. Interested applicants are welcome to send their CVs and other supporting documents to [email protected]  

Click here for application guidelines and documents to be submitted. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Research Areas at NTU Humanities

Major disciplines

  • Art History
  • Chinese
  • English
  • History
  • Linguistics & Multilingual Studies
  • Philosophy

Interdisciplinary areas

  • Environmental Humanities
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Medical Humanities
  • Religion, Society and Trust 
  • Singapore Studies
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • South Asian Studies

Learn more about our research in the humanities by visiting our website: