National University of Singapore, Department of English Language & Literature

1442 18151
Position ID:NUS-Department of English Language & Literature-ASSTPROF [#18151]
Position Title: Assistant Prof
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Singapore 117570, Singapore [map]
Subject Area: Linguistics
Appl Deadline:2021/03/29 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2021/02/16, listed until 2021/03/29)
Position Description:    

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The Department of English Language and Literature at the National University of Singapore invites applications for the post of Assistant Professor (tenure track), expected to commence in Semester 1, 2021/2022.

Applicants should have research interests and expertise in psycholinguistics, broadly conceived as the study of language and mind. This may include (but not be restricted to) formal, experimental, developmental, anthropological, or neurolinguistic approaches.

Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in Linguistics or in a related field. Successful applicants will have an early record of international publications, a commitment to teaching linguistics at all undergraduate and graduate levels, and the ability to advise students in the department’s English Language and Linguistics PhD and MA programs.

As a highly-ranked research university, NUS offers competitive 12- month salary package and benefits, as well as considerable support for faculty members, including research grants, travel funding, laboratory space, and a well-funded library. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applications should include:
1. A brief cover letter;
2. A complete curriculum vitae;
3. A research statement;
4. Three publications or examples of scholarly work;
5. Evidence of teaching excellence, including a statement of teaching philosophy and student evaluations of courses taught, if available;
6. A completed Personal Particulars Form (
7. A completed Personal Data Consent Form (

Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via the online application system.

For full consideration, please submit a completed application, including letters of recommendation, by 29 March, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at The Department website can be found at Enquiries may be sent to

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:
Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
Blk AS5, 7 Arts Link
Singapore 117570

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