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Lecturer or Teaching Fellow for ‘World Civilisations and Texts’ (EXPIRED)

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Singapore University of Technology and Design

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Fixed term
AOS World Civilisations and Texts
AOS categories Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Social and Political Philosophy
Value Theory
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 503752
Location Singapore, Singapore
Job description

The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences program at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, a new research university established in collaboration with MIT, invites applications for a full-time lectureship in teaching a two-semester cross-cultural core course entitled 'World Civilizations and Texts'. Students are expected to read key texts from different regions and cultural groups and to engage in intensive discussions revolving around fundamental issues that emerge from the texts. The course goals include critical thinking and writing skills. The position requires a completed Ph.D. in a humanities discipline including comparative literature, history, philosophy, religious studies, or cultural studies. Applicants with knowledge of Chinese, South Asian, or Islamic literature and culture are especially welcome, but other areas of focus will be considered.

Applicants should  be able to contextualize and teach both pre-modern and modern texts from one of these global cultures, as well as have a scholarly competence in a second  global culture. Fluency in an East or South Asian language or Arabic a plus.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline March 23, 2013, 6:06am SGT
Web address for more information http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFC159/lecturer-teaching...
Contact email
Time created September 2, 2012, 9:13pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 1, 2013, 5:13am SGT
Expired on March 24, 2013, 10:06am SGT
Last updated March 23, 2013, 10:06pm EST
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