Science Division, Yale-NUS College

503 9776
Position ID:YaleNUS-Science Division-ENVSTAP [#9776]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Environmental Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Biology
Starting Date:2017/09/12
Appl Deadline:2018/05/31 finished (2017/09/12, finished 2018/12/02)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant Professor in Environmental Science

Yale-NUS College, a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore, founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Environmental Science. We seek applicants with a specialization in marine and/or atmospheric science focused on pollution and ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry, or a related field. A PhD and postdoctoral experience is required. The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary teaching team to deliver an environmental studies curriculum typical of those offered by top liberal arts colleges. This will involve contributing to the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum ( curriculum) as well as courses within the Environmental Studies major including an introductory environmental studies course ( Familiarity or experience with the liberal arts system would be advantageous. The successful applicant will also be expected to develop an active research programme that involves student engagement as well as competing for external research funding. The successful candidate will be expected to commence duties on or before 1st July 2018. Salary, benefits, and leave policies will be competitive with those at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting  faculty  research through  start-up  grants, travel allowances, research support and institutional assistance with proposal preparation and administration of external grant funding.

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; and the names and contact information of three academic referees. These should be submitted via Short-listed candidates will be contacted. The interview process will include on-campus visits for short-listed candidates.

The College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity across ethnic, cultural, gender and disability aspects of society. For more information about Yale-NUS College, please visit our web site at:

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

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