University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Associate Professor - Urban Studies; Yale-NUS College

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.

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 on 15 September 2017 and continues until the position is filled; early application is encouraged.

Expires On: 2017-09-15