Associate Professor/Professor in Urban Studies Yale-NUS College, Division of Social Sciences Singapore

Appointment Associate Professor/Professor in Urban Studies



Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and
Yale University, seeks to appoint an accomplished scholar to assume a senior role in
the Urban Studies major, at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants should
be internationally recognised scholars with an active research profile and a
commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

Applicants may have a specialisation in any relevant discipline, although the analysis
of urban processes should be a central concern in their research and teaching. An
interest in Asian urbanism or cities in a comparative perspective is desirable.

The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the
development and teaching of the Urban Studies Major (
and the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum (


The position will be a tenured appointment in Urban Studies, which sits within the
Division of Social Sciences. The appointee will be expected to begin their duties in
time for the start of the 2018/2019 academic year. Salary, benefits, and leave policies
will be competitive at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to
supporting faculty research through various grants, research, and travel allowances.



The executive search firm Perrett Laver will support Yale-NUS College in identifying
and evaluating candidates. Contact Perrett Laver for further information -
or +44 (0) 207 340 6200. Submit the following materials for
full consideration: a cover letter explaining why the position is of interest; a full CV;
statements on research interests and teaching experience/philosophy, including
how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; and the
names and contact information of three academic referees. These can be uploaded
at quoting reference number 2551.

Review of applications will commence 15 September 2017 and continue until the position is
filled; early application is encouraged.

Equal Opportunity


The College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. For more
information about Yale-NUS College, please visit

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