Social Science Division, Yale-NUS College

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Position ID:YaleNUS-Social Science Division-USTT [#9189]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Tenure Track, Urban Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Urban Studies / Urban Studies, Urban analysis, Spatial analysis/GIS, Social Sciences, Social Demography, Public Health, Urban Sociology, Urban Environment, Urban Anthropology, Urban Geography, Architectural Studies, International Development
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/05/22, finished 2018/03/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, invites applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the interdisciplinary area of Urban Studies. Applications are welcome from any relevant social or spatial discipline. An interest in Asian urbanism or cities in a comparative perspective is desirable, but not necessary.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Urban Studies Major (see and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see ).

The appointee will be expected to begin their duties in time for the start of the 2018-2019 academic year. Salary, benefits, and leave policies will be competitive at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through various grants, research, and travel allowances.

Review of application begins 1 September 2017 and continues until the position is filled. To apply, visit: For general inquiries, please refer to, or email:

Yale-NUS College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. For additional information about the College and the faculty hiring process, including submission guidelines, please visit our website at:


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