Yale-NUS College, Science Division

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Position ID:YaleNUS-Science Division-VP_MCS [#21437]
Position Title: Visiting Professor in Data Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 138527, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/03/18)
Position Description:    

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Position Description:

Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within 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. A student body of 1000 undergraduates from over 70 countries engages with more than 100 outstanding faculty from around the world through small classes and hands-on research. Students and faculty also have access to the wider resources of two world-leading research universities.

In order to enhance the teaching environment for the Mathematics, Computation, and Statistics (MCS) major at the College, we welcome senior scholars to spend two semesters on our campus. The visiting faculty is expected to teach four (4) courses, do research, supervise capstone projects, and provide student consultation in Academic Year 2022/2023. The appointment will be for two semesters, beginning in August 2022 and ending by end of May 2022. 

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for at the rank of Professor. Research achievements should include publications in leading peer-reviewed journals or conferences commensurate with career stage.

A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Mathematical, Computational, and Statistical Sciences major (see https://mcs.yale-nus.edu.sg) and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum). 

Faculty receive highly competitive salaries, and most qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region. 

Application Procedure:

Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; statements on research interests, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; three reference letters and other relevant documents to robby.tan@yale-nus.edu.sg.

For general enquiries, please email: Assoc Professor Robby Tan at robby.tan@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 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, they authorise 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.[1]

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[1] MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures.


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:
http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/careers/faculty/
 
YALE-NUS College
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#01-220 Singapore 138527