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Currently, we have two positions available:

1) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the General Humanities 

The Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) cluster at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) seeks applicants for a full-time lecturer or senior lecturer teaching-track position in the general humanities. Appointments will be made on an initial three-year contract with the possibility of renewal. Successful candidates will teach both original elective courses in their field of specialty, as well as sections in the team-taught Global Humanities first-year course. The teaching load for teaching-track faculty is 6.5 course credits per calendar year. Salary compensation is internationally competitive, and includes subsidized housing and child educational subsidies for international faculty.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a humanities discipline, with a proven track record of effective teaching and research in the applicant’s field of specialty. The ideal candidate will complement and enhance our existing faculty strengths in literature, philosophy, history, religious studies, disability studies, and the digital humanities. We particularly encourage applications from scholars who are engaged in interdisciplinary or comparative teaching and research, and who have experience in humanities teaching focusing on multiple geographic areas and historical periods.

The successful candidate will (1) teach and develop our team-taught undergraduate humanities core course, an interdisciplinary, global texts course that draws on key works from a diverse range of cultural traditions from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and contemporary global contexts; and (2) design and deliver humanities elective courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. We are especially interested in candidates who are willing to contribute to our cluster’s new digital humanities minor program.

Application Details

SUTD offers degrees in engineering, computer science, and architecture with a strong emphasis on creating a better world by design through nurturing socially cognizant innovators, technologists, designers, and entrepreneurs. The HASS cluster plays a pivotal role in the university’s commitment to world-class teaching and research excellence. The current HASS faculty bring core expertise in anthropology, history, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and the digital humanities.

We specifically seek scholars with the potential for developing new directions in humanities teaching and research, and who are interested in joining an interdisciplinary group of scholars at an engineering and design university.

Candidates should submit the following materials to hassjobs@sutd.edu.sg:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  4. A statement of current and future research plans
  5. A 500-word description and selected bibliography of up to ten readings for two courses you may wish to offer
  6. One representative publication or work-in-progress of roughly chapter or article-length
  7. Names, affiliations, and email addresses of three references

 

Full consideration will be given to applications received by 15 November 2022, though we will accept applications until the position is filled.

 

2)Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Social Sciences

The Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) cluster at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) seeks applicants for full-time lecturer/senior lecturer position in the Social Science fields. Appointments will be made on an initial 3-year contract with the possibility of renewal.

Social Science

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a Social Science discipline with a proven track record of effective teaching and research in any area of the social sciences, broadly defined. The ideal candidate will complement and enhance our existing faculty strengths in sociology, anthropology, geography, economics, psychology, political science, and history. We particularly encourage applications from scholars who are engaged in interdisciplinary research and who have experience in broad-based social science teaching including both classic and contemporary works.

The successful candidate will (1) teach and develop our team-taught undergraduate Social Science core course, an interdisciplinary course that examines foundational works from a diverse range of social science disciplines and (2) design and deliver Social Science elective courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The ideal candidate will contribute to teaching and curriculum devlopment in our Design, Technology and Society (DTS) minor program, a design-focused variation of Science, Technology and Society (STS) studies that emphasizes critical analysis of the social dimensions of design processes and projects.

Application Details

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) offers degrees in engineering,  architecture and design with a strong emphasis on creating a better world by design through nurturing socially cognizant innovators, technologists, designers and entrepreneurs. Its key interdisciplinary thrusts in research and teaching are AI, aviation, cities and healthcare. The HASS cluster plays a pivotal and critical role in the university’s commitment to world-class teaching and research excellence.  The current HASS faculty bring core expertise in anthropology, communication, film studies, geography, history, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and urban studies.  This unique combination of interdisciplinary faculty has given rise to thought-provoking research and teaching that contribute significantly to particular disciplines, as well as interdisciplinary projects with other pillars at SUTD such as Architecture and Sustainable Design (ASD), Design and Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Engineering Product Development (EPD), Engineering Systems and Design (ESD) and Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD).  For more information please visit the following websites: https://www.sutd.edu.sg/ https://hass.sutd.edu.sg/education/minors/design-technology-society-minor/

We specifically seek creative scholars with the potential for developing new directions in Social Science teaching and research, and who are interested in joining an interdisciplinary group of scholars at an engineering and design university.

 

Candidate should submit the following materials to hassjobs@sutd.edu.sg:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A statement of current and future research plans
  3. A statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  4. A 500-word description and selected bibliography of up to ten readings for two courses you may wish to offer OR two course syllabi
  5. A curriculum vitae
  6. Two representative publications (e.g. articles, book or dissertation chapters, or works in progress)
  7. Names, affiliations and email addresses of three referees

 

In your application, please indicate the position for which you are applying by specifying  “HASS (Social Science) 2023 Search” in your email subject line. Full consideration will be given to applications received by 1 Dec 2022, though we will accept applications until the position is filled.

For more information about these positions, please contact hassjobs@sutd.edu.sg.