Yale-NUS College, Science Division

503 13934
Position ID:YaleNUS-Science Division-MCS [#13934]
Position Title: Tenured or Tenure-track (Open rank) Faculty Position in Data Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Singapore 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics
Computer Science / Data Science
Data Science / Data Science
Appl Deadline: deleted (posted 2019/06/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***


Tenured or Tenure-track (Open rank) Faculty Position in Data Science


Position Description

Yale-NUS College is a liberal arts college of 1000 students, with approximately 100 full-time faculty. The College is a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University. All faculty are expected to teach two seminars (capped at 18 students) per semester, with a guaranteed pre-tenure sabbatical. Yale-NUS students are intellectually elite, with an acceptance rate of <7%, and extremely international, representing 66 countries. They go through a unique and rigorous Common Curriculum that combines Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills.

The College invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Mathematical, Computational and Statistical Sciences. Preferred fields of specialisation are Data Science and Statistics.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD, active in research with outstanding track record and a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The College places emphasis on productive and impactful research programs, akin to other top liberal arts colleges in the world. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Mathematical, Computational and Statistical Sciences  and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum). 

The appointee will be expected to begin duties in time for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Faculty receive salaries that are competitive with the most prestigious liberal arts colleges in the world, a substantial start-up grant as well as a yearly travel and research allowance, and are able to access additional funding from Yale-NUS, National University of Singapore, and Singapore’s Ministry of Education. Most international faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing, Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million that is known for its high quality of life and sits at the heart of a vibrant region.


Application Procedure


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; statements on research interests, and teaching philosophy, including how these fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/student-experience/. Please highlight your teaching experience in your curriculum vitae.

Applicants for the tenure-track position also are responsible for ensuring that three (3) academic referees each submit a letter via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS. For the tenured position, applicants are required to provide names and contact information of three (3) academic referees.

Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS.

Review of applications begins 1 October 2019 and continues until the position is filled.

For general enquiries, please email: Enquiry_ScienceDiv@yale-nus.edu.sg


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 by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to continually support 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 ensure that their data remains secure and confidential.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
YALE-NUS College
16 College Avenue West
#01-220 Singapore 138527

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