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Visiting Professor in Environmental Studies

Date: 25-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought.

The College invites senior scholars for a Visiting Professor position in Environmental Studies. We seek teacher-scholars in the environmental social sciences, with a strong preference for candidates with demonstrated undergraduate teaching experience in environmental studies or associated programmes, and expertise in the environmental humanities and/or environmental policy and policymaking (comparative and/or global). Demonstrated ability to staff the introductory gateway course in environmental studies is a significant plus. This visiting position is for the Academic Year 2022-2023, starting in August 2022, and may be extended for up to two (2) more years.

The Visiting Professor is expected to teach four (4) courses per academic year. Courses typically cap at 20 students, with opportunities to offer some courses twice in any academic year. Advising students and other duties will also be required as needed.

The College offers internationally competitive salaries, housing subsidies, and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.


PhD in a relevant field with a proven record of significant publications as a scholar as well as excellent teaching at the undergraduate level is required.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Application Procedure:

Applications should consist of 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 and courses taught; statement on teaching experience and philosophy; representative teaching evaluations; and the names of three references. Reference letters are not necessary with the initial application but will be requested for competitive applicants. Applications should be submitted via

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

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