Science Division, Yale-NUS College

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Fellowship ID:YaleNUS-Science Division-PDFSC [#9975]
Fellowship Title: The Yale-NUS Postdoctoral Fellowship – Division of Science
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Area: Other
Starting Date:2017/09/28
Appl Deadline:2018/05/31 finished (posted 2017/09/28, finished 2018/12/02)

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

Yale-NUS College has two types of postdoctoral fellowships in the Division of Science: 1) The Yale-NUS Postdoctoral Fellowship open to qualified applicants of all nationalities, and 2) the Yale-NUS Career Development Postdoctoral Fellowship open to Singaporean citizens. Each fellowship is summarised below.

The Yale-NUS Postdoctoral Fellowship – Division of Science

The goal of the Yale-NUS Postdoctoral Fellowship is to attract talented young international scholars that have completed a doctoral degree to engage in high quality scientific research at the College. Postdoctoral appointees will be paired with a Yale-NUS faculty mentor, are expected to conduct high quality research within their particular field of expertise, and will teach one course per semester, with approximately half of the teaching within the Common Curriculum ( Potential applicants are strongly advised in the first instance to contact the relevant faculty member in their field ( and discuss available research projects and teaching opportunities.

Appointment & Salary:

Normally, individuals are appointed initially for a 1-year period with the possibility of a 2-year extension, and serve for a maximum of 3 years. Individuals who successfully complete a three-year fellowship with distinction may be considered for subsequent tenure-track or educator-track positions following the term of their fellowships, provided the College has tenure-track or educator track vacancies in the Division of Science. Postdoctoral Fellows should be prepared to start the position in time for the 2018-2019 academic year (1st July 2018). Annual salary is $72,000 (Singaporean dollars) with standard benefits. A modest research stipend may also be provided.

Application Process:

For full consideration, submit the following materials via

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Statement on research interests and intended area of research.
  • Short description of teaching experience to date and any teaching evaluations, if available.
  • A curriculum contribution statement that briefly discusses the applicability of the candidate’s teaching and scholarship to the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum.
  • Three (3) letters of reference to be submitted by the reference writers via the application portal.
  • For questions concerning administrative aspects of the application, please contact at:
  • The College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. For more information about Yale-NUS College, please visit our website at:


Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS College, they authorise Yale-NUS College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. Candidates may also understand that Yale-NUS College will not use their data for any purposes beyond those relevant to the application process, and 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 description.

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

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