Faculty Position in Overseas Chinese Studies, Department of Chinese Studies

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Jan 2024

16 Nov 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Religious sciences
Political sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

15 Jan 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

The Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, is one of the leading institutions in the world in the fields of Chinese Studies and Chinese Language and a major centre in Southeast Asia.   We invite applications for the post of Tenure Track (Open Rank) in Overseas Chinese Studies.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in East Asian Studies or History, or any other relevant discipline. They should specialize in the history of Southeast Asian Chinese. Scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinarity in research or teaching are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a strong commitment to a) teach their subfield or related subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; b) provide supervision to undergraduate and graduate students and c) undertake research in their subfield or related areas; as well as d) play an active role in the Department’s curriculum and development. They should possess native-speaking, or near native-speaking, competence in both Mandarin and English. 

NUS is a leading university in Asia, which provides rich resources and opportunities for research, competitive remuneration, and generous benefits, including subsidized housing and medical coverage.

Applicants should send, by email attachment, to the Search Committee at [email protected] , a dossier:

  • Covering letter and CV
  • Statements of research accomplishments and teaching philosophy/methodology
  • Complete list of publications (including theses and dissertations) and samples;
  • Course outlines and copies of student evaluations of courses taught;
  • Three letters of reference and one from PhD supervisor (for assistant professor, tenure track)
  • Six names of referees with full contact details (for associate professor and full professor)
  • The closing date for applications is 15 January 2024 .  We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    For more information, please refer to these websites:

    Working in National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm

    Department of Chinese Studies https://fass.nus.edu.sg/cs/
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences https://fass.nus.edu.sg/
    National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/

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