NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Faculty Position in Chinese Applied Linguistics, Department of Chinese Studies

The Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, is one of the leading institutions in the world in the fields of Chinese Studies and Chinese Language and a major academic and research centre in Southeast Asia. We invite applications for the post of Tenure Track or Educator Track (Open Rank) in Chinese Applied Linguistics and/or Translation/Interpretation. Appointments on the Educator Track are aimed at faculty members who approach teaching as scholarly practice in addition to research in their field of study. 

Applicants for this position should have a PhD and be an active researcher or practitioner in a subfield of applied linguistics, broadly interpreted, including but not limited to Translation/Interpretation research or practice. Scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinarity in research or teaching, whether with humanities or science fields, are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a strong commitment to a) teach their subfield or related subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; b) provide supervision to students and c) undertake research in their subfield or related areas; as well as d) play an active leadership role in the Department’s curriculum and development. S/he should possess native-speaking, or near native-speaking, competence in both Mandarin and English. Some knowledge of the Chinese dialects spoken in Singapore will be an added asset.

The successful candidate may be offered an appointment on the Educator Track if he/she is deemed more suited.  

NUS, a leading university in Asia, provides rich resources and opportunities for research, competitive remuneration, and generous benefits, including subsidized housing and medical coverage.

Applicants should send, by email attachment, to the Search Committee at fasbox64@nus.edu.sg, a dossier comprising:

  1. Covering letter and CV
  2. Statements of research accomplishments and teaching philosophy/methodology
  3. Complete list of publications (including theses and dissertations) and samples
  4. Course outlines and copies of student evaluations of courses taught
  5. Four letters of reference including one from PhD supervisor (for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Educator Track) and Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) posts) OR Six names of referees with full contact details (for Associate Professor and above)

The closing date for applications is 15 July 2021. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information, please refer to these websites:

Working in National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm

Department of Chinese Studies https://fass.nus.edu.sg/chs/
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences https://fass.nus.edu.sg/
National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/

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