Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and science
college in Singapore. Cofounded by Yale University and the National
University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in
research and teaching within a full residential programme that
integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in
Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current
The College seeks to hire at least one Visiting Professor and
one full-time Lecturer in Environmental Studies. We seek
teacher-scholars in the environmental social sciences, with a
strong preference for candidates with demonstrated undergraduate
teaching experience in environmental studies or associated
programmes, and expertise in the environmental humanities and/or
environmental policy and policymaking (comparative and/or global).
Demonstrated ability to staff the introductory gateway course in
environmental studies is a significant plus. These positions are on
fixed-term contracts of up to three years, starting in Academic
Successful candidates for the Lecturer position(s) will teach
five (5) courses per academic year, while successful candidates for
the Visiting Professor position(s) will teach four (4) per year.
Courses typically cap at 20 students, with opportunities to offer
some courses twice in any academic year. Advising students and
other duties will also be required as needed. PhD in a relevant
field is required, with at least two (2) years of undergraduate
teaching experience strongly preferred.
The College offers internationally competitive salaries, housing
subsidies, and benefits commensurate with qualifications and
Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter
explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full
curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications and
courses taught; statement on teaching experience and philosophy;
representative teaching evaluations; and the names of three
references. Reference letters are not necessary with the initial
application but will be requested for competitive applicants.
Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20775.
Review of applications begins 30 January 2022, and continues until
the positions are filled. Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. Questions may be directed to Michael Maniates, Chair of
the Search Committee, at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of
its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity,
equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications from
diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to these values.
For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/
Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA):
Candidates should understand that by sharing information with
Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for
the purposes of this application. The College will not use their
data for other purposes and will ensure that their data remains
secure and confidential.