NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Lecturer, Art Practice

Location
Singapore
Posted
24 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2022
Ref
6603744
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 a full-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 on a fixed term contract of up to three (3) years, starting in the Academic Year 2022-2023. 

The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five (5) courses in the area of Art Practice and show strong commitment to teaching art practice in an undergraduate liberal arts context with particular attention to the relation of art practice to gender, identity, society, and politics, with demonstrable experience in any one or both of the following areas of expertise:

  1. Film, Sound and Media Studies;
  2. Photography and Imaging. 

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

Requirements

Applicants should have a relevant PhD or MFA. A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Arts & Humanities.

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

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the Yale-NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with Yale-NUS.[1]

[1] MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures

Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae; including a complete list of publications; statement on teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; a teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises and recent student or peer teaching evaluations; 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
Department: Division of Humanities