School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities.
The School of Social Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a full range of disciplines and actively promotes interdisciplinary learning and research.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Psychology.
The School of Social Sciences at NTU Singapore invites applications for an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position in Psychology.
Psychology is one of the four major programmes in the School of Social Sciences, together with Sociology, Economics, and Public Policy and Global Affairs. We attract excellent students to our BSocSci, Master and PhD degree programmes and provide them with interdisciplinary training, as well as practical knowledge, emotional competence, and skill sets necessary to dissect and address various global challenges through the lens of biological, clinical, cognitive, cultural, developmental, evolutionary, forensic, health, industrial, neurological, occupational, and social psychology.
We seek a dedicated colleague with the necessary skills to collaborate and strengthen Psychology’s research programmes and teaching portfolios, as well as commit to relevant administration duties. Personal aptitude will be important for this position.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in psychology or in a related field, a strong track record of research commensurate with career stage (e.g., publishing in established peer-reviewed journals in the discipline, securing and managing externally funded research, organising conference panels and workshops), and effective teaching and training of undergraduate and/or graduate students commensurate with career stage.
We particularly welcome candidates with specialisation in one or more of the following subfields: forensic Psychology, I/O Psychology, health Psychology, and applied Psychology.
In addition to developing their own research programme, we expect the successful candidate to contribute to teaching undergraduate and graduate core modules in the Psychology Programme, and modules in their areas of specialisation. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team in administering the Psychology Programme.
Essential selection criteria:
A PhD in psychology or in a related field.
A strong research and publication track record commensurate with career stage.
Experience and interest in teaching Psychology core modules (undergraduate, graduate) commensurate with career stage.
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and commitment relevant to teaching, pastoral care, and administering the Psychology programme.
Desirable selection criteria:
Specialisation in one or more of the following subfields: forensic Psychology, I/O Psychology, health Psychology, and applied Psychology.
Research and teaching interests that strengthen and expand Psychology’s research programmes and teaching portfolios.
For further information about the Psychology Programme, School of Social Sciences at NTU Singapore, please see: https://www.ntu.edu.sg/sss/psychology .
NTU Singapore offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience in addition to a comprehensive fringe benefit package.
The closing date for applications is 31 December 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Please submit your application through the NTU career portal:
Cover letter: please describe your motivation to join the Psychology Programme and a summary of your planned teaching and research activities.
Curriculum vitae: please address any career gaps in the cover letter.
Teaching statement: please include student evaluations (if any).
If you have any questions about this position, please write to:
Chair, Psychology Search Committee