Assistant Professor in Bilingual Language Acquisition

Singapore (SG)
19 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Humanities 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.
The School of Humanities (SoH) at NTU, Singapore pursues disciplinary excellence as well as promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking, research, as well as communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond. Please visit for more information

Assistant Professor in Bilingual Language Acquisition

The School of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship with expertise in Language Acquisition, specifically in the area of bilingual/multilingual acquisition. We welcome applications in any aspect of language acquisition, but candidates with an interest and track record in the sociolinguistic and social interactional aspects of language acquisition in bilingual/multilingual settings are preferred. Candidates must possess a PhD in Linguistics at the time of appointment, demonstrable evidence of excellence in research and teaching, and a commitment to university service. The teaching load is typically 2/2, and we expect this appointment to begin in January 2018.


The 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

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 (including records of innovative curriculum development and teaching experience), teaching statement, and the names and contact details of at least three referees] to:

The Search Committee
Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-03-86
Singapore 637332


Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor in Linguistics” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email. 

To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by 31 July 2017. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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