Yale-NUS College, Science Division

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Position ID:YaleNUS-Science Division-LEC_LS [#24476]
Position Title: Lecturer in Life Sciences
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Life sciences / Population Genetics, Comparative Physiology, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Molecular Genetics
Appl Deadline:2023/03/24 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/03/07, listed until 2023/06/29)
Position Description:    

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 seeks to hire 1 full-time Lecturer in Life Sciences. Preferred field of specialization are population genetics, comparative physiology, genomics, bioinformatics, and molecular genetics. This position is on a fixed term contract of 1 year with the possibility of renewal for one more semester, starting in the Academic Year 2023-2024.

The successful candidate is expected teach at least five (5) courses, which will be in the area of the Life Sciences Major. Advising students and other services will also be required as needed.


• PhD in Life Sciences from a regionally or internationally accredited institution.
• At least two (2) years of undergraduate teaching experience.
• Prior experience in teaching computational biology and human physiology.
• Prior experience in teaching and advising at a liberal arts college is strongly preferred.

The College offer 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, three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers via AJO link and other relevant documents)

Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24476. Review of applications begins 24 March 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

For general inquiries, please email: facultyrecruitment@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.

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