Yale-NUS College, Humanities

380 15988
Position ID:YaleNUS-Humanities-CH [#15988]
Position Title: Full-Time Chinese Language Lecturer (Educator Track)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Singapore, Singapore 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Chinese Language / Language and Linguistics
Humanities / Chinese
Appl Deadline:2020/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/02/11, finished 2020/05/18, listed until 2020/08/11)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Position Description

Yale-NUS College is a liberal arts and sciences college with approximately 1000 students and 110 full-time faculty. The College is a collaboration between Yale University and the National University of Singapore. Yale-NUS students are intellectually outstanding, with an acceptance rate of less than 7%, and internationally diverse, representing over seventy countries. They go through a unique and rigorous Common Curriculum in the sciences, social sciences and humanities that combines Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills.


The College seeks to hire a full-time Chinese Lecturer (Educator Track). The successful candidate is expected to teach Mandarin courses of different levels and contribute to the ongoing development of a comprehensive Chinese language program at Yale-NUS College. The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, beginning in August 2020 with the possibility of contract renewal subject to good performance and the College’s teaching needs.


Faculty receive highly competitive salaries and yearly travel and research allowance, with access on a competitive basis to substantial grant funding. Most faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region.


Eligibility and Qualifications

·       Minimum of Master’s Degree in Chinese language, literature, culture, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or related field

·       Native or near-native proficiency in both English and Mandarin, and excellent oral and written communication skills

·       A proven record of excellent teaching at College level, creative and effective pedagogical approaches for undergraduate teaching and an interest in pedagogical research will be an advantage.



·       Teach three (3) Chinese language and culture courses per semester

·       Assist with Chinese curriculum development and related initiatives

Application Procedure

Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15988

Please submit the following materials (Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.):

·       CV and Cover letter (in English)

·       Teaching statement (in English and Mandarin)

·       Teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises, evidence of educational technology integration, and recent student evaluations

·       Copies of educational certificates and degrees

·       Three reference letters

·       Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a video sample of classroom teaching.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials before March 1, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


For all general inquiries, please contact humanities_division@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 College, they authorize Yale-NUS College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for other 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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