Faculty Position in Chinese History, Late Imperial/Early Modern China, Department of Chinese Studies

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11 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

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 centre in Southeast Asia.

We invite applications for the post of Tenure Track (Open Rank) in Chinese History (Late Imperial/Early Modern China).

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in East Asian Studies or History, or any other relevant discipline. Applicants should specialize in History of Late Imperial/Early Modern China and priority will be given to candidates who also specialize in History of Science, Medicine and Technology. Scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinarity in research or teaching 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 undergraduate and graduate 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. 

NUS is a leading university in Asia, which 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, 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 Assistant Professor) OR Six names of referees with full contact details (for Associate Professor and above)

The closing date for applications is 30 November 2021.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information, please refer to these websites:

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