National University of Singapore, FASS-Asian Studies 2

Position ID:NUS-AS2-FULLPROF [#24567, 19544]
Position Title: Associate Professor/Professor (with Tenure) on Malay-Indonesian Region
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 117570, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Humanities / Humanities
Asian Studies / Malay-Indonesian Region, Malay Studies, Malay World, Malay-Indonesia Studies
Social Sciences / Social Sciences
Appl Deadline:2023/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup (arranging interviews posted 2023/03/21, listed until 2023/05/31)
Position Description:    

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Job Description

The Department of Malay Studies at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate for a full professorial or associate professorial hire (with tenure). Those seeking to apply must have expertise on the Malay-Indonesian region as well as strong credentials in at least one discipline in the social sciences or humanities. Research accomplishments and linguistic mastery on a wider plane of studies to include Malay world connections with the Arabic-Persian, Mediterranean, East Asian and Indian Ocean worlds, including the global Malay diaspora, would be an added strength. It is expected that the appointment holder will demonstrate a strong capacity for academic leadership and management.

Application Process

To apply, please submit the following as a package:

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your qualifications and plans fit into the long-term development and enhancement of the Department of Malay Studies at NUS.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A list of 10 referees (names, contact details and applicant’s relationship to them). They may be invited to submit their recommendations if a candidate is shortlisted.

Application materials should be submitted online via the NUS Careers Portal and addressed to:
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Malay Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

Application Timeline

Candidates should submit all application materials by 30 April 2023. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Contact for further enquiries

Potential candidates are welcome to get in touch with the Chair of the Search Committee to answer any questions they may have at

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Contact: Chair, Search Committee
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
Block AS8, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260