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Full-Time Lecturer in Philosophy (one-year appointment)

Yale-NUS College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Singapore, Singapore
Start date July 2020
Job description

Position Description

Yale-NUS College is a liberal arts and sciences college with approximately 1000 students and 110 full-time faculty. The College is a collaboration between Yale University and the National University of Singapore. Yale-NUS students are intellectually outstanding, with an acceptance rate of less than 7%, and internationally diverse, representing over seventy countries. They go through a unique and rigorous Common Curriculum (https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum/) in the sciences, social sciences and humanities that combines Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills.

The College seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer in Philosophy to teach Philosophy and Political Thought I and II in the Common Curriculum. The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five (5) courses in Academic Year 2020/2021. The majority of these courses will be in Philosophy and Political Thought. The appointment will be for one year, beginning in August 2020.

Faculty receive highly competitive salaries, and most qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region.

Eligibility and Qualifications

  • PhD in Philosophy or a related field
  • A proven record of excellent teaching at college level and commitment to effective creative and effective pedagogical approaches for undergraduate teaching and will be an advantage.


  • Teach two (2) sections of Philosophy and Political Thought per semester
  • Teach one (1) elective course in Philosophy
How to apply
Application type Online
Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16028 Please submit the following materials: • CV and Cover letter • Teaching statement • Teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises, evidence of educational technology integration, and recent student evaluations • Copies of educational certificates and degrees • Three reference letters • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a video sample of classroom teaching. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials before March 1, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Web address to apply https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16028
Deadline for full consideration: March 1, 2020, 12:01am SGT

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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/
Time created February 21, 2020, 5:24pm EST
Scheduled expiry date September 8, 2020, 7:45am SGT
Last updated February 21, 2020, 5:24pm EST
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