Full Professor of East Asian History

Nanyang Technological University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: December 31, 2020

School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th 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.

Full Professor of East Asian History

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 East Asian History. The region and time period of specialisation is open. However, to complement the existing strengths of our programme, we especially seek applicants with interdisciplinary strengths in the history of science, technology, medicine, the environment or business. Historical approaches with transnational and global dimensions are also welcome. Candidates should possess a background and a distinguished track record of publications in East Asian Studies or East Asian History.

The successful applicant is expected to provide academic leadership in the subject area of History within the School of Humanities and to engage actively in research, teaching, and service.

The History programme currently offers a Major and a Minor in History, and MA and PhD programmes by research.


Salary is 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 in the section on Terms and Conditions (https://www.ntu.edu.sg/NSS/NSSHumanResources/Pages/General-Terms-for-Faculty-Positions.aspx) of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure

The closing date for applications is 31 December 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report) through the NTU career portal https://ntu.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/NTU-Main-Campus-Singapore/Full-Professor-of-East-Asian-History_R00004079.

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:
Chair, Search Committee – Full Professor in East Asian History
Email: Historysearch@ntu.edu.sg

Posted: October 28, 2020