Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cultural Sociology

Singapore (SG)
21 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Sociology Programme
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally and 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at NTU offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a full range of disciplines. Interdisciplinary learning and research is especially encouraged in HSS. Please visit for more information.

Sociology at HSS is committed to excellence in teaching and research, with special focus on social change in Asian societies. For further information about the Programme, please refer to this website:

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cultural Sociology

The Programme in Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in cultural sociology. We welcome applications in any aspect of the field, but are especially interested in candidates with expertise in education, inequality and/or stratification. Candidates must possess a PhD in Sociology, Anthropology, or a related social-science discipline at the time of appointment, demonstrable evidence of excellence in research and teaching, and a commitment to university service.

The successful applicant will contribute to the School's development of the undergraduate and graduate curricula and will be expected to teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.


Salary will be competitive and will 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

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment and send your application package (consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae, a statement of research with current projects and future plans, a statement on teaching, evaluation of teaching, as well as the names and contact details of three referees, and a sample publication) to:

The Search Committee
Sociology Programme
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (Cultural Sociology)” in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address.

Closing date for application is 31 March 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in January 2018.