Tenure Track or Tenured (Open Rank) Faculty Position in Chemistry

Singapore (SG)
Salary, benefits, and leave policies are competitive with those at an international level.
September 13 2018
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Full Time
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Appointment - Tenure Track or Tenured (Open Rank) Faculty Position in Chemistry

Position Description

Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Chemistry.  We seek outstanding applicants in any field of chemistry, and particularly encourage those with experience in computational, analytical, physical, or environmental chemistry.

Applicants must demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage. A PhD and postdoctoral research experience is essential. Familiarity or experience with the purpose of a liberal arts education would be advantageous. A clear ability in and passion for undergraduate education is essential.  Research achievements should include publications in leading peer-reviewed journals commensurate with the candidate’s career stage, as well as a demonstrated ability/potential to secure research funding.

The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary teaching team to deliver a curriculum typical of those offered by top liberal arts colleges.  This will involve contributing to the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum (http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum) as well as specialized courses within the Physical Sciences (https://physicalsciences.yale-nus.edu.sg/).  The successful applicant will also be expected to develop an active research programme that involves student engagement as well as competing for external research funding. 

The successful candidate will be expected to begin duties in time for the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. Salary, benefits, and leave policies are competitive with those at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through start-up grants, travel allowances, study leave, research support and institutional assistance with proposal preparation and administration of external grant funding.

Application Procedure

Applications should comprise the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications with DOIs; statements on a) research interests, b) teaching experience, and c) teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; teaching evaluations (if available), and other relevant documents. These should be submitted in the order indicated above as a single combined PDF document via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS.

Additionally, applicants for the tenure-track position are also responsible for ensuring three (3) academic referees each submit a written statement of support via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS. For the tenured position, applicants are required to provide names and contact information of three (3) academic referees.

Review of complete applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be made to the Science Divisional Manager at Enquiry_ScienceDiv@yale-nus.edu.sg.  The interview process will require an on-campus visit during January or February, 2019 for each short-listed candidate. This will involve a research presentation, a sample class, and formal interviews.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Yale-NUS College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a diverse community of faculty, staff and students who are committed to excellence and respectful of gender, sexuality, disability, age, socioeconomic status, nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, and culture. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/ 

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for any purposes beyond those relevant to the application process, and that their data remains secure and confidential.

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