NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Lecturer, Art Practice

Location
Singapore
Posted
24 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2022
Ref
6603844
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part 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 a part-time Lecturer position in “Art Practice”, which is one of three curricular tracks in the Arts & Humanities major (which is one of four majors in the Division of Humanities at Yale-NUS College).

This position is for one (1) year, starting in Academic Year 2022-2023, renewable for up to two (2) additional years.

The successful candidate is expected to teach two (2) courses in the area of Art Practice and show strong commitment to teaching arts practice in an undergraduate liberal arts context, and to have demonstrable experience in any one, or in any combination, of the following areas of expertise:

  1. graphic arts and motion graphics;
  2. visual communication and information design;
  3. studio arts;
  4. contemporary arts practices.

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

Requirements

Applicants should have a relevant PhD or MFA. A clear ability at and passion for undergraduate education is essential

More Information

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.yale-nus.edu.sg.

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

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. 

COVID-19 Message

At Yale-NUS College/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 Yale-NUS/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 presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with Yale-NUS/NUS.

Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae; a statement on teaching experience and teaching philosophy (and student feedback if available); an art practice narrative; and three reference letters and other relevant documents.  

Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials by the stipulated deadline in order to receive full consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yale-NUS College
Department : Division of Humanities

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