NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Lecturer in Urban Studies

Location
Singapore
Posted
17 May 2022
End of advertisement period
26 May 2022
Ref
7521244
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought.

The College is seeking to hire up to two (2) full-time Lecturer positions to support teaching in the Urban Studies Major.

Applicants should have expertise in either:

  • Architecture, Urban Design/Planning, with specific expertise in techniques of representation; or
  • Social aspects of urbanization from the disciplinary perspective of either Sociology, Geography or related discipline.

Specific expertise in Asian urbanisation is desirable, but not required. These positions are on a two-year contract, starting in the academic year 2022-2023 with possibility of extension of up to one (1) more year, subject to good performance of the incumbent, and the College’s teaching needs. The successful candidate is expected to teach up to five (5) courses in an academic year (2 semesters). Advising students in their Capstone will also be required, as needed.

The College offers competitive salaries that are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications

  • PhD in either Architecture/Urban Planning or Sociology/Geography, or related fields and from a regionally or internationally accredited institution.
  • At least one year of experience in undergraduate teaching

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Application Procedure:

Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest, a full curriculum vitae, statement on teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; teaching evaluations; three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20858) and other relevant documents. Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20858.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For general inquiries, please email: ho_kc@nus.edu.sg 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to these values. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yalenus.edu.sg.

Personal Data Protection Act:

Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for other purposes and ensure that their data remains secure and confidential.

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