Associate Professor/Professor, Urban Studies

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Economics,Social Sciences and Social Care,Sociology,Human and Social Geography,Politics and Government,Historical and Philosophical Studies,History,Philosophy

Short info about job

Company: Yale-NUS College

Salary: Competitive at an international level

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1263 9263092

Fax: +44-23 7776367

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Associate Professor/Professor, Urban Studies. Terms and conditions vacancy

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 specialization 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, but not necessary. 

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 - [email protected] 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 on 15 September 2017 and continues until the position is filled; early application is encouraged. 

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

Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS College via Perrett Laver, they authorize Yale-NUS College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. Candidates may also understand that Yale-NUS 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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