SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (SIT)

Faculty Position, Community Leadership And Social Innovation Centre

Location
Singapore
Posted
13 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2022
Ref
498003
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Successful candidates will join the Community Leadership and Social Innovation Centre (CLASIC), as members of a team of accomplished experts who are passionate about social issues, national education, and community engagement. CLASIC faculty are also deeply involved with industry transformation through their applied research in relating to sustainable practices or development, environmental issues, social impact/social innovation, service-learning, or social context, showcasing CLASIC project findings for SIT students or members of the community or industry. They are also provided with paid leave to undertake consultancy work with industry and/or spend time attached to work with industry. 

FACULTY OPENINGS AT THE SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s fifth autonomous university and was founded with the vision to lead in innovative university education by integrating learning, industry, and community. SIT espouses an applied learning approach and offers degrees that focus on industry-relevant science and technology areas. Our faculty work closely with industry on translational research and innovation, as well as providing consultancy to address industry challenges. This well-established nexus with industry endows our graduates with deep skills and work-ready training experience - attuning them to the needs and demands of the future economy.

As a young university, we encourage innovation and seek the right candidates to join us in realizing our vision. We offer competitive renumeration, generous employment benefits access to funding to undertake research of relevance to industry, and the opportunities to inspire and nurture the next generation of skilled and work-ready graduates. We currently have a position available for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer.

Successful candidates will join the Community Leadership and Social Innovation Centre (CLASIC), as members of a team of accomplished experts who are passionate about social issues, national education, and community engagement. CLASIC faculty are also deeply involved with industry transformation through their applied research in relating to sustainable practices or development, environmental issues, social impact/social innovation, service-learning, or social context, showcasing CLASIC project findings for SIT students or members of the community or industry. They are also provided with paid leave to undertake consultancy work with industry and/or spend time attached to work with industry. 

We will prioritize collegial and team-spirited candidates with either (a) an earned PhD or equivalent from a reputable university and some relevant work experience in sustainable practices or development, environmental science, social sciences, social impact/social innovation, service-learning, or social context, or (b) extensive industry experience with strong technical expertise in developing frameworks and strategies for change management or project management, and in leading social innovation/social impact or service-learning projects.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applications must be submitted electronically via the "Apply Now" button below. Please contact the CLASIC Director, Professor Yaacob Bin Ibrahim via HR_Faculty@singaporetech.edu.sg if you have any specific enquiries relating to these opportunities.

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