National University of Singapore, Department of English, Linguistics and Theatre Studies

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Position ID:NUS-ELTS-PYP [#26561]
Position Title: Assistant Prof (Presidential Young Professor)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Singapore 1117570, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Linguistics / General linguistics
Appl Deadline:2024/01/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/09, listed until 2024/05/09)
Position Description:    

The Department of English, Linguistics & Theatre Studies at the National University of Singapore invites exceptional candidates to apply for the position of Presidential Young Professor (PYP) at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence in July 2024. Linguists of all research specializations are encouraged to apply.

The PYP scheme targets tenure-track faculty with outstanding research achievements, and offers a start-up package of up to SGD 750,000, and an award of SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending. Salaries are internationally competitive, with benefits including subsidized housing. The teaching load is 2:1 (one or two courses per semester, totaling three per academic year).

Applicants should submit the following documents to the University’s Careers Portal at : 1. A brief cover letter; 2. A complete CV; 3. A research statement and a three-years research plan; 4. Two signature publications by the applicant as lead author; 5. Three letters of recommendation. (If the applicant is two or more years post-PhD, the reviewers should not be limited to supervisors. The review should compare the research performance of the applicant to specific individuals at equivalent and top institutions and/or programs). 6. A completed Personal Particulars Form ( 7. A completed Personal Data Consent Form:

For full consideration, please submit a complete application package (with all the above documents) at the University’s Careers Portal at by January 30, 2024. Applications received after this date may still be considered until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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