Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing

30 May 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Humanities

Nanyang Technological University


Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top 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 realize their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

Assistant Professor of English: Creative Writing

The School of Humanities invites suitable candidates to apply for a faculty position in Creative Writing at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of specialization and competence is Creative Writing: Poetry. Candidates must have a considerable track record of poetry publications, while an interest in the digital humanities and/or artificial intelligence may be of benefit.

The successful applicant will teach courses in Creative Writing, supervise graduate theses, and contribute to the ongoing development of Creative Writing as an important academic discipline in the school. The English department at SoH offers an undergraduate minor in Creative Writing, as well as postgraduate creative/critical degrees by research (MA and PhD), and elective courses in Publishing.


Candidates who have the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • PhD or equivalent professional qualification in Creative Writing, English, or a related field
  • Teaching specialism in creative writing at undergraduate and/or graduate level
  • International profile as a published poet 
  • An active creative writing publishing agenda


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

Applications received by the 30th July 2023 will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled.  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and Google Scholar citation report (if available) through the NTU career portal:

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:

Chair, English CW Search Committee


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