Yale-NUS College, Humanities

380 21367
Position ID:YaleNUS-Humanities-LEC_FT_P [#21367]
Position Title: Full-Time Lecturer in Philosophy(one-year appointment)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Humanities / Humanities
Philosophy / Philosophy
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/03/09, finished 2023/03/11)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

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 in 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 a full-time Lecturer in Philosophy. The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five courses in the Academic Year 2022/2023, all within the Philosophy major. The appointment will be for one year, beginning in August 2022. If curricular needs require it, the College will consider the option of an extension to the one-year appointment. 

Faculty receive highly competitive salaries. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region. 

Eligibility and Qualifications
  •  A Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., Philosophy) is required. 
  • A proven record of excellent teaching at the college level and a commitment to effective creative pedagogical approaches for undergraduate teaching will be an advantage. 
  • Teach at least five courses in the Philosophy major. 
Application Procedure: 

Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21367. Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises and/or syllabi and recent student teaching evaluations (peer teaching evaluations are optional); a statement of teaching philosophy; and three reference letters. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a video sample of classroom teaching and will give a thirty-minute online talk about their research and teaching interests, along with a Q&A session to which all Humanities faculty will be invited. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials before 15 May, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

For all general inquiries, please contact humanities_division@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 continually support 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 College, they authorize 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. 

Covid-19 Message: 

At Yale-NUS College/NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make Yale-NUS/NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required. 

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated employees will not be able to work at the College/NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with Yale-NUS/NUS.

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