Yale-NUS College, Social Science Division

382 16699
Position ID:YaleNUS-Social Science Division-TT_PPE [#16699]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Social Sciences (PPE)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Political Economy
Philosophy / Philosophy
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/08/21, finished 2021/06/22)
Position Description:    

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

Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching in a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought. A student body of 1000 undergraduates from over 60 countries engages with 100 outstanding faculty from around the world through small classes and hands-on research. Students and faculty also have access to the wider resources of two world-leading research universities.

The College invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to contribute to teaching and research in the major in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). Applicants who work at the intersection of philosophy or politics with economics would be particularly welcomed. We also welcome applicants whose research is empirically oriented.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage.

A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Philosophy, Politics and Economics major (see https://ppe.yale-nus.edu.sg/) 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 2021-22 academic year.

Faculty receive internationally competitive salaries and start-up grants 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 Singapore’s Ministry of Education. 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. 

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 on Monday 21st September 2020 and continues 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 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:
YALE-NUS College
16 College Avenue West
#01-220 Singapore 138527

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