Yale-NUS College, Humanities

380 16028
Position ID:YaleNUS-Humanities-PPT [#16028]
Position Title: Full-Time Lecturer in Philosophy (one-year appointment)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Philosophy / Social and Political Philosophy
Appl Deadline:2020/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/02/19, finished 2020/08/18, listed until 2020/08/19)
Position Description:    

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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 (https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/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 Lecturer in Philosophy to teach Philosophy and Political Thought I and II in the Common Curriculum. The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five (5) courses in Academic Year 2020/2021. The majority of these courses will be in Philosophy and Political Thought. The appointment will be for one year, beginning in August 2020.


Faculty receive highly competitive salaries, and most 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

·       PhD in Philosophy or a related field

·       A proven record of excellent teaching at college level and commitment to effective creative and effective pedagogical approaches for undergraduate teaching and will be an advantage.


·       Teach two (2) sections of Philosophy and Political Thought per semester

·       Teach one (1) elective course in Philosophy

Application Procedure

Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16028

Please submit the following materials:

·       CV and Cover letter

·       Teaching statement

·       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 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