Lecturer in Philosophy 1

12 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 in 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 seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer in Philosophy. The appointment will be for the first semester of the Academic Year 2022/2023, which runs from August to December 2022. The successful candidate is expected to teach three courses, including at least two courses in social and political philosophy, all within the Philosophy major.


  • A Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., Philosophy) is required.
  • A proven record of excellent teaching at the college level and a commitment to effective creative pedagogical approaches for undergraduate teaching will be an advantage.
  • A demonstrated ability to teach courses in social and political philosophy.

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; a teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises and/or syllabi and recent student teaching evaluations (peer teaching evaluations are optional); a statement of teaching philosophy; and three reference letters

Applications should be submitted via:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials before 25 June, 2022.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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

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

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

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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.

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