Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Psychology

Singapore (SG)
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Social Sciences 
Nanyang Technological University   

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.
The School of Social Sciences nurtures interdisciplinary study and research for the betterment of society. We promote a holistic approach to advance learning through research and teaching. Our research and educational programmes are aligned with NTU's new five-year strategic plan, NTU 2020, which builds on strong foundations of NTU 2015 and aims to propel NTU to greater heights of research excellence. The plan focuses on five key research thrusts –Sustainable Earth, Global Asia, Secure Community, Healthy Society and Future Learning.  For more information about the University, please visit our website at:

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Openings in Psychology (2) 
The School of Social Sciences at NTU invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Developmental Psychology, and one tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Psychology of Ageing. Psychology is a major programme in SSS. It attracts excellent students to its BA, MA, and PhD degree programmes, and it also provides General Elective Courses for the entire university community.

Selection will be based on evidence of potential for high-quality research and effective teaching.   

The successful candidate is expected to teach and develop courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including General Education courses, as well as supervise graduate students and undergraduate projects. 

For the Developmental Psychology position, candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or related fields. The area of specialization is open, although candidates with research expertise and teaching interest in development of middle childhood and adolescence are especially encouraged to apply 

For the Psychology of Ageing position, candidates should possess a Ph.D in Psychology of Ageing, Gerontology or related fields. 
For further information about the School, and Psychology, at NTU, please refer to the following website:
Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience 

The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.
Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and email your application  package  [consisting  of  cover  letter, curriculum  vitae,  personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees to: 

The Psychology Search Committee
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (Developmental Psychology; Psychology of Ageing)” in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address. 

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.