Yale-NUS College, Social Science Division

382 20923
Position ID:YaleNUS-Social Science Division-LEC_ANT [#20923]
Position Title: Lecturer in Sociocultural Anthropology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Anthropology / Sociocultural
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/01/10, finished 2023/01/14)
Position Description:    

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

Position Description: 

Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within 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. 

The College is seeking to hire 1 full-time Lecturer in Sociocultural Anthropology. We are open to various fields of specialization, with a preference for regional expertise on Asian societies. This position is on a fixed term contract of up to 3 years, starting in the Academic Year 2022-2023. 

The successful candidate is expected teach five (5) courses each academic year. Advising students and other services will also be required as needed.


• PhD in Anthropology from a regionally or internationally accredited institution.
• A minimum of one year experience in undergraduate teaching is preferred.

The College offers competitive salaries that are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

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; statement on teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; teaching evaluations; and names and contact information of three referees (note that referees will only be contacted if applicants advance to the latter stages of the search process).

Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20923. Review of applications begins on 15 February 2022 and continues until the position is filled. For general inquiries, please email Professor Nur Amali Ibrahim, Head of Studies of Anthropology: nai@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 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, 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.

Covid-19 Message:
At Yale-NUS College/NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make Yale-NUS/NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required. 

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated employees will not be able to work at the College/NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with Yale-NUS/NUS.[1]

 [1] MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures.

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