Assistant Professor in Conversation Analysis (Tenure-track) 

Singapore (SG)
01 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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 Humanities offers a range of programmes in the fields of Literature, Linguistics, History and Philosophy. It has a strength of some 160 members of faculty, pursuing excellence in their respective disciplines as well as engaging in interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration in teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with cutting-edge knowledge in the humanities as well as critical thinking and communication skills to help them realise their full potential and aspirations, enabling them to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

Assistant Professor in Conversation Analysis (Tenure-track) 

The School of Humanities invites applications for an Assistant Professor with specialisation in Conversation Analysis. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Conversation Analysis or related fields are welcome to apply.

The main criterion for selection is excellence in research and teaching, as shown in candidates’ achievements in education, research and scholarly publications. The successful candidate can expect to start as soon as August 2019.

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Appointments.

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

The Search Committee
Attention: Professor Randy LaPolla
School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor in Conversation Analysis” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email. 

To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by 18 November 2018. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.