Professor of Chinese

Singapore (SG)
05 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
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 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 realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.  

Professor of Chinese
The School of Humanities invites outstanding academics with proven track records in teaching, research and academic management and administration to apply for a faculty position as Full Professor in Classical Chinese Literature or Chinese linguistics.

The successful applicant is expected to provide academic leadership to the subject area of Chinese and to engage actively in teaching and research. 

The Programme of Chinese currently offers a Major and a Minor in Chinese, MA and PhD programmes by research, a Minor in Translation, a Minor in Chinese Creative Writing and General Elective courses.


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 send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for four references to:

Chair, Search Committee - Professor in Classical Chinese Literature or Chinese Linguistics School of Humanities, Chinese
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-03-89
Singapore 637332

Please read the ‘Personal Data Policy’ Statement in this website before submitting your application:

Please also complete a Personal Particulars Form (Faculty Appointment) obtainable from the abovementioned website and submit it with the other documents.

Applicants will be notified by the Search Committee before reference letters are requested.

Application will close on 31 January 2018.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.