Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in History

Nanyang Technological University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: March 30, 2016

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at NTU Singapore invites qualified academics to apply for an Assistant Professor position in History.

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Applicants should possess a PhD in History or a related discipline. Areas of specialization are digital history/humanities, with a secondary focus either in religion, urban studies, medical humanities, or memory studies. Geographical focus and time period are open. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to apply digital tools and methodologies to humanities research. Preference will also be given to applicants who can conduct cross-disciplinary research, and teach courses which utilize interdisciplinary approaches.

Applicants should have excellent writing and oral communication skills, and have a strong record of publication and teaching experience.

The successful applicant will contribute to the School’s development of the undergraduate and graduate curricula, and is expected to teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Tenure-track candidates should engage in active research leading to promotion with tenure in accordance with university policies and procedures. Outstanding research and excellent teaching performance are required for promotion with tenure. The successful candidate will be required to render departmental, university, and professional service as appropriate.


Salary will be competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment
(http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx). Please send your application package consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching statement, research statement, names and addresses of at least three references (not letters of recommendation or placement files), and evidence of work in the field. The evidence may be in the form of DVDs, COs, websites, and scanned copies.

The Search Committee

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
History Programme
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332
Email:  historysearch@ntu.edu.sg

Only successful candidates will be notified of the results of their applications.

Posted: January 12, 2016