Associate / Full Professor in History of Technology

24 May 2023
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

School of Humanities

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.

The School of Humanities at NTU Singapore pursues disciplinary excellence and promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking competence, research expertise, and communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

Full or Associate Professor in History (Technology)

The School of Humanities invites outstanding academics with proven track records in teaching, research and academic management and administration to apply for a faculty position as Full Professor or Associate Professor in the History of Technology. The region and time period of specialisation are open. To complement our programme’s existing strengths, we especially seek applicants with interdisciplinary strengths in the history of technology, environmental studies, cultural history, history of knowledge, information sciences, and digital humanities. Applicants whose teaching and research have transnational and global dimensions are particularly welcome. Candidates should possess a background and a distinguished track record of publications in the History of Technology or Technology Studies.

The successful applicant is expected to engage actively in research, teaching, and service. The successful applicant at the Full Professor level must demonstrate ability to provide academic leadership in the subject area of History within the School of Humanities.

The History Programme currently offers a Major and a Minor in History, and MA and PhD programmes by research.


Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Appointments.’

Application Procedure

The closing date for applications is 25 July 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report) through the NTU Career portal

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:

Chair, Search Committee – Full Professor or Associate Professor in History of Technology


Hiring Institution: NTU