Faculty  

Assistant/ Associate Professor in Language and Communication

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in English Linguistics, Applied English Linguistics, English for Academic Purposes, Technical Communication, or a similar subject, with a strong research agenda. Candidates with teaching and research experience in at least one of the following areas are welcome to apply:

(i)   teaching of English for Engineering and Science
(ii)  e-learning and web-based (or ‘blended’) learning programmes
(iii) teaching of research writing for Ph.D. theses and publications at postgraduate level     
Documented experience of teaching in such areas at tertiary level is also an important requirement.

The successful candidate will assist in the design and implementation of courses in discipline-specific English and Technical Communication for students in various Schools and Colleges across the University, including the College of Engineering, the College of Science, and the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. He or she will also be expected to carry out research and to publish in leading journals in the field, as well as providing leadership in developing the activities of the Centre. This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a research-oriented university language centre which is now establishing itself as a leading centre for teaching and research in the Asian region.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
The salary will be very 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 here and email your application package (consisting of a 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: D-LCC@ntu.edu.sg

Applications may also be submitted by regular mail to:

Head, Language and Communication Centre
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, #02-19
Singapore 637332

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:
Head, Language and Communication Centre
Professor Kingsley Bolton
Email: kbolton@ntu.edu.sg

Closing date of applications: 8 June 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Lecturer (Language and Communication Centre)

The Language and Communication Centre offers courses in communication skills to students across the university, particularly in the disciplines of engineering, the humanities, science, and social sciences. The Centre is especially interested in employing teaching staff with backgrounds in engineering, science, web-based learning programmes, or the teaching of English research writing to postgraduate students across a range of disciplines.

Candidates who have the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • Ph.D. Degree in English linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Technical Communication
  • Experience in course design for discipline-specific English
  • Interest in new media and digital literacy
  • An active research agenda

Successful candidates will be expected to teach communication skills, English for academic purposes, and/or technical communication and to conduct research on related areas of inquiry. This position will be in an academic centre which is rapidly developing a strong research trajectory, and which will welcome candidates with a strong interest in research in such fields as English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, multimodal education, and web-based learning. This position may suit newly-qualified PhDs with an interest in for interdisciplinary English teaching who are looking for an appointment in a research-oriented university language centre which is now establishing itself as a leading centre for teaching and research in the Asian region. However, experienced teachers with relevant qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
The salary will be very 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 (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application together with your CV to:

Head, Language and Communication Centre
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive #02-19
Singapore 637332
Email: d-lcc@ntu.edu.sg

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:
Head, Language and Communication Centre
Professor Kingsley Bolton
Email: kbolton@ntu.edu.sg

Closing date of applications: 8 June 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Faculty position in Division of Chinese

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, invites qualified academics who possess PhDs and proven records of accomplishment in teaching and research to apply for faculty position as Assistant Professor in Chinese Linguistics.  Candidates specializing in Modern Chinese Grammar or Dialectology are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicants are expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to offer courses in both Mandarin and English. Most courses offered by the Division of Chinese are taught in Mandarin while the administrative language of the University is English.

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

The University offers competitive remuneration packages commensurate with qualification and experience, and also comprehensive benefits. For further information about the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, please visit: http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/SubmitApplications/Pages/Faculty.aspx) and send your application to:

Chair, Search Committee
C/O Division of Chinese
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-03-86
Singapore 637332
Email: HSS-HR-Search@ntu.edu.sg

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

Application will close on 30 April 2014.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 
 
Faculty position in Division of Chinese

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, invites qualified academics who possess PhDs and proven records of accomplishment in teaching and research to apply for faculty position as Assistant Professor in the Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies, with a strong inter-disciplinary approach.

The successful applicants are expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to offer courses in both Mandarin and English. Most courses offered by the Division of Chinese are taught in Mandarin while the administrative language of the University is English.

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

The University offers competitive remuneration packages commensurate with qualification and experience, and also comprehensive benefits. For further information about the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, please visit: http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/SubmitApplications/Pages/Faculty.aspx) and send your application to:

Chair, Search Committee
C/O Division of Chinese
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-03-86
Singapore 637332
Email: HSS-HR-Search@ntu.edu.sg

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

Application will close on 30 April 2014.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Faculty Position in Psychology and Human Nutritional Science

The Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU, and the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Social Psychology.

The Division of Psychology at NTU offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Psychology and a vibrant environment for research. The division was recently ranked number 38 in the world (http://www.topuniversities.com/universityrankings/university-subject-rankings/2013/psychology) and is enjoying a period of continued expansion. For further information about the Division, please refer to the following website: http://psychology.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/Home.aspx. For information about NTU, please visit www.ntu.edu.sg

The Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences is one of the Biomedical Research Institutes within A*STAR, and is focused on the confluence of human development, nutritional sciences, and metabolic disease. SICS is partnering with NTU to expand its programs in nutritional sciences and in human neurocognitive development. (http://www.sics.a-star.edu.sg)

The successful candidate will be involved centrally in a new research program in Human Nutritional Sciences at SICS. Candidates with a PhD in Psychology and post-doctoral research training and experience in one or more of the following research areas involving human subjects are encouraged to apply: social psychology, the influence of culture on decision making, mechanisms underlying perception, attitudes, decision-making in group contexts, behavioral neuroscience or cognitive processes relating to appetite regulation and/or food selection/preferences; taste perception; chemical sensation/perception as related to appetite and feeding, and/or neuroimaging of sensory and evaluative responses to food. The successful candidate will hold both an appointment as an investigator in SICS as well as a tenure track faculty position in the Division of Psychology. He/she will have the opportunity to establish an independent research program using a range of available platforms, including a state-of-the-art Clinical Nutrition Research Center, imaging and genomics/epigenomics, and a Child Neurodevelopment Research Center. Research on the development of individual differences in appetite/feeding behavior and the risk for obesity is of particular relevance, as is behavior and decision making around food preferences in the elderly.

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 at http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/TermsandConditions/Pages/FacultyPostitions.aspx.

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment(http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and email your application package (consisting of a 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: H-DPSY@ntu.edu.sg.

Applications may also be submitted by regular mail to:
Chair
Search Committee
Division of Psychology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Singapore Writing Residency (National)

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, and the National Arts Council, Singapore, seek to appoint an outstanding Singapore writer to the Singapore Writing Residency (National). The writer will be hosted at NTU, and will work alongside an international writer-in-residence within the Creative Writing programme at the Division of English for a period of up to a year. The successful applicant will undertake light teaching duties (a single course per semester and informal mentorship), engage in public readings and discussions, and devote the remaining time to his or her own writing.

Applicants may be writers working in poetry, fiction, playwriting, screenwriting, creative non-fiction, multimedia writing or any other literary form. The appointed writer will have a publication history that demonstrates literary excellence.

The position offers generous remuneration on the academic salary scale and additional research funds of up to SGD 10,000.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae outlining your publication and vocational history, and a 500-1000 word proposal for a writing project to be undertaken during the residency.

Applications may be emailed to gideonyeo@ntu.edu.sg or addressed to:
The Search Committee
c/o Head, Division of English (A/P Neil Murphy)
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
14 Nanyang Drive #03-78
Singapore 637332

Further enquiries about the position can be addressed to Assistant Professor Jen Crawford (JMCrawford@ntu.edu.sg).

Closing date for applications: 1 April 2014. The appointee will take up the position in August 2014. Applications for partial terms will be considered.


Faculty Position in Public History

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, invites qualified academics to apply for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Public History, with expertise that may include but is not limited to the following: applied history, particularly in policymaking and intelligence research; archive and preservation studies; collective memory; community and corporate history; heritage studies; historical documentaries; historical reasoning; museum administration; oral history; the historian’s craft and its interaction with the public; or visual history. The geographical area of specialization is open.

The successful candidate will develop a new teaching and research field related to Public History in the University’s newly established History programme, offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses that connect area studies, global history, transnational history, and/or the history of science and technology to public life and policy. The successful candidate will also be requested to offer a general elective course on the uses of history and historical reasoning in the public and/or private sectors. Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research as well as teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The University offers competitive remuneration packages commensurate with qualifications and experience, and also comprehensive benefits. Faculty members can expect generous support for research, including grants for travel and conferences. For further information about the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, visit: http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (https://www.ntu.edu.sg/OHR/CAREEROPPORTUNITIES/SUBMITANAPPLICATION/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application package (consisting of a cover letter, personal particular form, curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching as well as current and future research plans, the names and contact details of three references, and a sample publication) to:

History Search Committee
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
HR Office
14 Nanyang Drive HSS-06-19
Singapore 637332
Email: HistorySearch@ntu.edu.sg

To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by 16 March 2014. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Faculty Positions in Economics (Associate Professor with and without Tenure)

The Division of Economics at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, is a major division in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). The Division is host to the Economic Growth Centre and the Editorial Office of the Singapore Economic Review. It has over 30 faculty members involved in theoretical and applied economics research. Faculty members are research-active with a focus in behavourial economics, economics of social and public policy, and econometrics. In addition, they have special interest in the economies of China, Singapore, ASEAN and other East Asian countries as well as have served as consultants to the Singapore government and to international organizations such as the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and Asian Development Bank. The Division offers undergraduate training leading to BA (Hons) in Economics and offers jointly with various Schools' double major and double degree programs. It also offers graduate training leading to MA and PhD. Details of the Division can be found at http://econ.hss.ntu.edu.sg.

The Division seeks applicants to an Associate Professor (with and without tenure) position. Professor position may also be considered depending on proven research and academic track record. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Successful applicants can expect generous support for research including grants for travel and conferences.

Applicants should have a PhD. in Economics, an active research agenda and a proven track record in research and teaching at university level. All fields will be considered and preference will be given to the following areas:

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Behavioral and Experimental Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Urban and Transport Economics

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and e-mail your application package [consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, selected publications, and the names of three referees] to SearchComm_EconsDiv@ntu.edu.sg . Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Closing date for applications: 30 March 2014


Faculty position in Public Policy and Global Affairs

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, invites qualified academics who possess PhDs and proven records of accomplishment in teaching and research to apply for one tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Singapore Politics.

Candidate should have a PhD and proven records of accomplishments in teaching and research, and are able to demonstrate the ability to develop teaching and research field that covers government and politics of Singapore, public administration in Singapore, public policy in Singapore, and Singapore foreign policy. The candidate who can teach Southeast Asian Politics will be preferred.
Public Policy and Global Affairs (PPGA) currently offers a Major in Public Policy and Global Affairs, a Minor in Public Policy and Global Affairs, PhD programme by research, and General Elective courses.

The University offers competitive remuneration packages commensurate with qualification and experience, and also comprehensive benefits. For further information about the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, please visit: http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/SubmitApplications/Pages/Faculty.aspx) and send your application to:

Chair, Search Committee
C/O Public Policy and Global Affairs
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-05-35
Singapore 637332
Email: H-PPGA@ntu.edu.sg

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

Application will close on 31 March 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Assistant Professor for Division of English

The Division of English at NTU is an academic department in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, which offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in literary studies. In addition, students can minor in creative writing, and creative writing options are also available at postgraduate level. More information is available on the following website: http://english.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/Home.aspx

  1. Assistant Professor in American Literature
    All areas of expertise and historical periods will be considered.
  2. Assistant Professor in Creative Writing
    All areas of expertise will be considered, including, fiction, creative non-fiction, playwriting, poetry, screenwriting and multimedia writing.

The teaching load is appropriate to that of a major research university (2/2). NTU is a research intensive university that is committed to a comprehensive educational experience in a multicultural environment. It offers highly competitive annual salaries and strong support for faculty research and publication.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and email your application package [consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, a writing sample, and the names of three referees] to Priscilla Yong Su Lin (Manager): h-deng@ntu.edu.sg.

Alternatively, applications may also be sent by airmail to:
The Search Committee c/o Priscilla Yong Su Lin (Manager)
Nanyang Technological University,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
14 Nanyang Drive (#03-78)
Singapore 637332

Deadline: Review of applications begins on December 1st, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.



Lecturer in Malay Language (3 years renewable contract)

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) invites qualified academics to apply for the faculty position of Lecturer in Malay Language in the newly established Centre for Modern Languages.

We are seeking for experienced lecturers with a serious commitment to teaching Malay to tertiary students, developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. Candidates who have experience in coordinating courses as well as developing and using multimedia course materials will have an added advantage.

Selection Criteria:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Malay as a foreign language or in Malay studies
  • Native proficiency in written and spoken Malay
  • Experienced and demonstrated excellence in teaching Malay, preferably at tertiary level
  • Experience in developing Malay materials, including web-based materials
  • Experience with multimedia and computer-based instructional technologies
  • Good command of English
The School currently offers electives in eleven modern languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese) and there are plans to increase the number of languages offered in the Centre. The Centre places great importance on enhancing the intercultural knowledge and skills of the learners as well as their linguistic competence.

For further information about the current Modern Language Electives, please refer to the following website: http://cml.hss.ntu.edu.sg/AboutCML/Pages/Introduction.aspx

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application package [consisting 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:

Centre for Modern Languages
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-02-36
Singapore 637332
Fax: (65) 6795 4710
Email:
D-CML@ntu.edu.sg

Enquiries can be addressed to:
Mr Jean François Ghesquière
Centre for Modern Languages
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Email:
French@ntu.edu.sg

Closing Date: 31 December 2013

 

“国际驻校华文作家”征聘广告

 

“新加坡驻校华文作家”计划由新加坡南洋理工大学人文与社会科学学院与新加坡国家艺术理事会共同承办,旨在推广新加坡华文文学,鼓励卓越的文学创作与文学研究,目前征求2014年8月份开始的国际驻校华文作家。

驻校作家将在南洋理工大学中文系任职6个月,承担部分与创作相关的教学任务, 并开展公开的文学导读活动等。

申请者可以是从事小说、散文、诗歌、戏剧、多媒体文学等各种创作类型的作家。小说创作者会被给予优先考虑。

被延聘的作家须拥有丰富的文学出版成果,以及优秀的文学创作能力。

南大将为“驻校华文作家”支付与其资历相等的薪资,并额外提供研究经费 (一万元新币以内)。

有意申请者请提交一份履历,详述您的出版以及就业经验,以及500-1000字有关驻校期间的写作计划和推广华文文学的活动设想。

有关“新加坡驻校华文作家”计划的详情,请参阅南洋理工大学人文与社会科学学院 和中文系的网页。

申请者可把资料邮寄至以下地址:

The Search Committee (NAC-NTU Chinese Creative Writing Programme)
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities &Social Sciences
14 Nanyang Drive, #03-78, Singapore 637332

或把相关资料电邮至 HSS-HR-Search@ntu.edu.sg.

任何的询问,可直接联系游俊豪博士 (chyow@ntu.edu.sg).

申请截止日期:2014年 31



Singapore Chinese Writing Residency (International)

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, and the National Arts Council (NAC), Singapore, seek to appoint an international writer to the Writing Residency in early August 2014. The writer will be hosted at NTU within the NAC-NTU Chinese Creative Writing programme at the Division of Chinese for a period of up to six months. The successful applicant will undertake teaching duties and provide one or two readings to the general public.

Applicants can be writers in any literary forms, including fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction, playwriting, and literary multimedia.

The appointed writer will have a publication history that demonstrates literary excellence.

The position offers remuneration on the academic salary scale and additional research funds of up to SGD10,000.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae outlining your publication and vocational history, and a 500-1000 word proposal for a writing project to be undertaken during the residency.

For further details, please refer to the HSS and Chinese Division websites.
Applications should be addressed by post to
The Search Committee
(NAC-NTU Chinese Creative Writing Program)
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities & Social Sciences

14 Nanyang Drive #03-78, Singapore 637332



or submitted by email to: HSS-HR-Search@ntu.edu.sg.

Enquiries may be directed to Asst Yow Cheun Hoe (CHYow@ntu.edu.sg).

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2014.


“新加坡驻校华文作家”征聘广告 (本地作家)

“新加坡驻校华文作家”计划由南洋理工大学人文与社会科学学院与新加坡国家艺术理事会共同承办,旨在推广新加坡华文文学,鼓励卓越的文学创作与文学研究,目前征求2014年1月份开始的新加坡本地驻校华文作家。

驻校作家将在南洋理工大学中文系任职6个月,承担部分与创作相关的教学任务,并开展公开的文学导读等活动。

申请者可以是从事小说、散文、诗歌、戏剧、多媒体文学等各类创作类型的作家。小说创作者将被优先考虑。

被延聘的作家须拥有丰富的文学出版成果,以及优秀的文学创作能力。

南大将为“驻校华文作家”支付与其资历相等的薪资,并额外提供研究经费 (一万元新币以内)。

有意申请者请提交一份履历,详述您的出版作及就业经验,以及500-1000字有关驻校期间的写作计划和推广华文文学的活动设想。

有关“新加坡驻校华文作家”计划的详情,请参阅南洋理工大学人文与社会科学学院和中文系的网页。

申请者可把资料邮寄至以下地址:

The Search Committee (NAC-NTU Chinese Creative Writing Programme)
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities &Social Sciences
14 Nanyang Drive, #03-78, Singapore 637332

或把相关资料电邮至HSS-HR-Search@ntu.edu.sg.

若有任何询问,可直接联系游俊豪助理教授 (chyow@ntu.edu.sg).

申请截止日期:20131110



Singapore Chinese Writing Residency (National)

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, and the National Arts Council (NAC), Singapore, seek to appoint a national writer to the Writing Residency in early January 2014. The writer will be hosted at NTU within the NAC-NTU Chinese Creative Writing programme at the Division of Chinese for a period of up to six months. The successful applicant will undertake teaching duties and provide readings to the general public.

Applicants can be writers in any literary forms, including fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction, playwriting, , and literary multimedia.

The appointed writer will have a publication history that demonstrates literary excellence.

The position offers remuneration on the academic salary scale and additional research funds of up to SGD10,000.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae outlining your publication and vocational history, and a 500-1000 word proposal for a writing project to be undertaken during the residency.

For further details, please refer to the HSS and Chinese Division websites.
Applications should be addressed by post to
The Search Committee (NAC-NTU Chinese Creative Writing Program)
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities & Social Sciences

14 Nanyang Drive #03-78 Singapore 637332



or submitted by email to: HSS-HR-Search@ntu.edu.sg.

Enquiries may be directed to Asst Prof Yow Cheun Hoe (chyow@ntu.edu.sg).

Closing date for applications: 10 November 2013.



Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Forensic Psychology

The Division of Psychology at Nanyang Technological University is a very cohesive group of research scholars. It was recently ranked number 38 in the world (http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2013/psychology) and is enjoying a period of continued expansion. For further information about the Division, please refer to the following website: http://psychology.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/Home.aspx

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Psychology or in a closely related discipline in forensic Psychology. Candidates should possess strong research track records, including publications in international peer reviewed journals, and should demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching and administrative service. Interest in Asian cultures and languages is a plus. He or she is expected to have successfully completed the requirements for the Ph.D. degree and will be required to show evidence of potential for high-quality research. Relevant post-doctoral experience will be significant advantage.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application to:

Chair, Search Committee
Applications may also be submitted by regular mail to:
Head, Division of Psychology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


 

Lecturer in Language and Communication

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, invites qualified academics to apply for the position of Lecturer in Language and Communication.

Candidates who have the following are encouraged to apply:

• Ph.D. Degree in English language, Applied Linguistics or Technical Communication
• Relevant teaching experience at a tertiary level
• Experience in course design for discipline-specific English
• Interest in new media and digital literacy
• An active research agenda

Applicants with an appropriate Master’s degree and relevant experience may also be considered for this position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach communication skills, English for academic purposes, and/or technical communication and to conduct research on related areas of inquiry. The Language and Communication Centre offers courses in communication skills to students of most disciplines. The Centre is especially interested in employing teaching staff with a background in engineering, science, web-based learning programmes, or the teaching of English research writing to postgraduate students across a range of disciplines.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx), and send your application together with your CV to:

Head, Language and Communication Centre
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
HSS-02-19, 14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332
Email: d-lcc@ntu.edu.sg

Closing date for applications: 7 November 2013

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


Assistant Professor at the Language and Communication Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Requirements:

Candidates should be in possession of a PhD in Applied English Linguistics, English for Academic Purposes, Technical Communication, or a similar subject, with a strong research agenda. The Centre is particularly interested in applicants with teaching and research experience in at least one of such areas as (i) the teaching of English for Engineering and Science, (ii) e-learning and web-based (or ‘blended’) learning programmes, and (iii) the teaching of research writing for PhD theses and publications at postgraduate level. Documented experience of teaching in such areas at tertiary level is also an important requirement.

Duties:

The appointee will assist in the design and implementation of courses in discipline-specific English and Technical Communication for students in various schools and colleges across the University, including the College of Engineering, the College of Science, and the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. The appointee will also be expected to carry out research and to publish in leading journals in the field. This current position offers an exciting opportunity to develop cutting-edge research and teaching at one of the most dynamic universities in Asia.

Salary and general terms and conditions of service:

Salary will be very competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on salary and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Appointments.

Inquiries:

If you have any queries about this position, please email the Head of the Language and Communication Centre, Professor Kingsley Bolton, at kbolton@ntu.edu.sg

Application Procedure:

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment here and e-mail your application package [consisting of a 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: D-LCC@ntu.edu.sg

Applications may also be submitted by regular mail to:
Head, Language and Communication Centre
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Lecturer in Japanese, in Korean or Malay (3 years renewable contract)

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is seeking to fill three appointments in the newly established Centre for Modern Languages: a Lecturer in Japanese, a Lecturer in Korean and a Lecturer in Malay. Applicants who have experience in coordinating courses as well as developing and using multimedia course materials will have an advantage. 

We are seeking for experienced lecturers with a serious commitment to teaching Japanese, Korean or Malay to tertiary students, developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum.

Selection Criteria:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Japanese, Korean or Malay as foreign language or in Japanese, Korean or Malay studies
  • Native proficiency in written and spoken Japanese, Korean or Malay
  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Japanese, Korean or Malay, preferably at tertiary level
  • Experience in developing Japanese, Korean or Malay materials, including web-based materials
  • Experience with multimedia and computer-based instructional technologies
  • Good command of English

The School currently offers electives in eleven modern languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese) and there are plans to increase the number of languages offered in the Centre. The Centre places great importance on enhancing the intercultural knowledge and skills of the learners as well as their linguistic competence.

For further information about the current Modern Language Electives, please refer to the following website: http://cml.hss.ntu.edu.sg/AboutCML/Pages/Introduction.aspx To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/SubmitApplications/Pages/Faculty.aspx), and send your application letter, 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:

Centre for Modern Languages
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
HSS-02-36,      14 Nanyang Drive,     Singapore 637332
Fax: (65) 6795 4710
Email: D-CML@ntu.edu.sg
Enquiries about Japanese, Korean and Malay positions can be addressed to:
Jean François Ghesquière
Centre for Modern Languages
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Email: french@ntu.edu.sg

Closing Date: 18 September 2013