The Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, invites applications with specializations in the following areas :
Position 1 : Late Imperial Chinese Literature especially in Chinese novels and/or literary criticism
Position 2 : Modern Chinese History, Society and Culture (post-1949 China), including Popular Culture and/or Diaspora Studies
Successful and suitably qualified candidates will be appointed at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (tenure track) level commencing July 2016. They should possess native-speaking, or near native-speaking competence in both Chinese and English. The minimum academic qualification for the appointment is a doctoral degree. Successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses (in Chinese and English), and supervise graduate students. Candidates should have strong research training and potential. For appointment to Associate Professor and above, candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record of significant publications and successful teaching. Compensation at NUS is competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments, performance bonuses, subsidized housing, and other benefits, as well as generous research and conference travel support. NUS is a leader in research and higher education in Asia located in a thriving city-state and vibrant global city.
Interested applicants should send, preferably by email attachment to chsbox8 nus.edu.sg, a dossier :
1. Covering letter and CV 2. Statements of research and teaching interests 3. Details of publications (including theses and dissertations) and sample of publications/writing (at least two for Assistant Professor level and five for Associate Professor and above) ; 4. Course outlines and copies of student evaluations of courses taught ; 5. Three letters of reference for the post of Assistant Professor (you may ask your institution/placement service to forward) 6. Six names of referees with full contact details for the post of Associate Professor and above. 7. Photocopies of academic transcripts and certificates
Alternatively, you may mail the application materials to :
The Search Committee, c/o Ms Lillian Low, Department of Chinese Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, 5 Arts Link, Level 3 Shaw Foundation Building, Singapore 117570.
The closing date for applications is 31 July 2015. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
For more information, please refer to these websites :
Department of Chinese Studies http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/chs
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg
National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/