Yale-NUS College, Social Science Division

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Position ID:YaleNUS-Social Science Division-TT_ECON [#14573]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Economics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Singapore 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Area: Economics / Environmental/Natural Resources Economics
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2019/09/12)
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. Yale-NUS students are intellectually elite, with an acceptance rate of less than 7%, and extremely international, representing over seventy countries. They go through a unique and rigorous Common Curriculum that combines Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills.

The College invites applications for 1 tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Economics. Preferred fields of specialisation are macroeconomics, financial economics, or environmental economics.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Economics 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 (i.e. from July 2020).

Faculty receive salaries that are on par with the most prestigious liberal arts colleges in the world, enjoy the benefits of a substantial start-up grant as well as a yearly travel and research allowance, and are able to access additional funding from Yale-NUS, the National University of Singapore, and the Singapore’s Ministry of Education. Most faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing, either on campus or a short walk away. 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.

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, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS); and other relevant documents.


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

Review of applications begins 24/11/2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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


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.

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:
http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/careers/faculty/
 
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