Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Ageing Studies

Singapore (SG)
14 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Social Sciences
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 Social Sciences (SSS) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a full range of disciplines and actively promotes interdisciplinary learning and research. 

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Openings in Ageing Studies

The School of Social Sciences at NTU invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Ageing Studies. Psychology is a major programme in SSS. It attracts excellent students to its BA, MA, and PhD degree programmes, and it also provides General Elective Courses for the entire university community.

Selection will be based on evidence of potential for high-quality research and effective teaching. Relevant post-doctoral experience may be an advantage. Candidates should possess a Ph.D.

The successful candidate is expected to teach and develop courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including General Education courses, as well as supervise graduate students and undergraduate projects.
For the Ageing Studies position, candidates should possess a PhD in Psychology, Gerontology or a related field.

For further information about the School, and Psychology, at NTU, please refer to the following website:


The Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on 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  cover  letter, curriculum  vitae,  personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees to: 

Assistant Professor Search Committee
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (Ageing Studies)” in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address. 
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.