Assistant Professor In English and Art History, Nanyang Technological University Singapore

School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities.

The School of Humanities (SoH), NTU Singapore, pursues disciplinary excellence as well as promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking, research, as well as communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

The School of Humanities seeks to fill a tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, with specialisation in Contemporary Literature and Art History. The position is a joint appointment with the English and Art History department. All areas of expertise in Contemporary Literature and Global Contemporary Art History will be considered.

Candidates should possess a PhD in Contemporary Literature, Art History, Visual Studies, Humanities, or closely related fields and demonstrate a strong track record or potential for research as well as a commitment to teaching and administrative service. Selection will be based on evidence of potential for high-quality research and effective teaching.  The usual workload includes teaching two courses per semester, conducting scholarly research and contributing to university services.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

Applications received by the 7 March 2024 will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, teaching evaluations, names and contact details of at least three referees) through the NTU career portal:

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:
Chair of Search Committee, Contemporary Literature and Art History

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