Lecturer (Life Sciences)

15 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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 1 full-time Lecturer in Life Sciences. Preferred field of specialization are population genetics, comparative physiology, genomics, bioinformatics, and molecular genetics. This position is on a fixed term contract of 1 year with the possibility of renewal for one more semester, starting in the Academic Year 2023-2024.

The successful candidate is expected teach at least five (5) courses, which will be the area of the Life Sciences Major. Advising students and other services will also be required as needed.

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


  • PhD in Life Sciences from a regionally or internationally accredited institution
  • At least two (2) years of undergraduate teaching experience
  • Prior experience in teaching computational biology and human physiology
  • Prior experience in teaching and advising at a liberal arts college is strongly preferred

Application Information

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‚Äôs particular mission and curriculum; teaching evaluations, three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers via and other relevant documents.

Review of applications begins 24 March 2023 and continues until the position is filled. For general inquiries, please email

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.

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 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 NUS.

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