Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Imperial History

Singapore (SG)
14 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 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 among the world’s best young universities. 

The School of Humanities 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.  

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Imperial History

The School of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of History in the field of history of imperialism. The geographic and temporal specialization is open, but – in seeking to complement its current strengths – the history programme would consider especially highly applicants whose research and teaching includes transnational, global, maritime world, or connected dimensions. In joining NTU’s history programme, the successful candidate would become part of a young, dynamic group of scholars dedicated to understanding and teaching modern history from a global perspective.


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 email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to:

The Search Committee, History
Attention: Associate Professor Hallam Stevens
School of Humanities 
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

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

Closing date for application is November 15th 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in or before August 2018.