NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Assistant Professor in American History

5 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
25 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
25 May 2022
Ref
5911244
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of History of the National University of Singapore is seeking to make a tenure-track appointment, during 2022, at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD degree in History, and have a strong research agenda rooted in appropriate fields of interest within the wider field of the history of the United States of America. Candidates should have an international profile commensurate with their rank and stage of career. The Department is particularly interested in applicants with research interests and accomplishments in one or more of the following subfields of History: gender; science, technology and society; empire and colonialism; religion; popular culture; international relations; political history and the history of political economy. A demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to teaching the general history of the USA, as well as well as more specialized courses in American history and courses that bring history to broader audiences of undergraduates in the College of the Humanities and Sciences. A competitive remuneration package, based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate, will be offered.

Application dossiers should include a complete list of publications, research interests and teaching experience, as well as any other relevant information; a covering letter explaining why the position at NUS is of interest; and the names and contact information of four academic referees. The search will continue until an appointment is made. 

Visit our websites at https://www.fass.nus.edu.sg/for information on the Faculty, and https://www.fass.nus.edu.sg/hist/ for information on the Department of History. 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD degree in History, and have a strong research agenda rooted in appropriate fields of interest within the wider field of the history of the United States of America. Candidates should have an international profile commensurate with their rank and stage of career. The Department is particularly interested in applicants with research interests and accomplishments in one or more of the following subfields of History: gender; science, technology and society; empire and colonialism; religion; popular culture; international relations; political history and the history of political economy. A demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to teaching the general history of the USA, as well as well as more specialized courses in American history and courses that bring history to broader audiences of undergraduates in the College of the Humanities and Sciences.

More Information

Location: 11 Arts Link, AS1
Organization: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore
Department : Department of History

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