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Lecturer in Sociocultural Anthropology

Yale-NUS College
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Feb 9, 2022

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Non-Tenure Track
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
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Position 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 is seeking to hire 1 full-time Lecturer in Sociocultural Anthropology. We are open to various fields of specialization, with a preference for regional expertise on Asian societies. This position is on a fixed term contract of up to 3 years, starting in the Academic Year 2022-2023.
The successful candidate is expected teach five (5) courses each academic year. Advising students and other services will also be required as needed.


• PhD in Anthropology from a regionally or internationally accredited institution.
• A minimum of one year experience in undergraduate teaching is preferred.

The College offers competitive salaries that are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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; statement on teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; teaching evaluations; and names and contact information of three referees (note that referees will only be contacted if applicants advance to the latter stages of the search process).

Applications should be submitted via Review of applications begins on 15 February 2022 and continues until the position is filled. For general inquiries, please email Professor Nur Amali Ibrahim, Head of Studies of Anthropology:

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to these values. For more information about the College, please visit

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA):

Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for other purposes and ensure that their data remains secure and confidential.


Since 2009, Yale and the National University of Singapore have been working together to imagine an ideal undergraduate education for the twenty-first century. The result is Yale-NUS College.To thrive in today's global economy new graduates need more than professional expertise. They need the kind of “zoom in and zoom out” ability that comes from studying multiple disciplines and working across cultures.At Yale-NUS, students will experience more than a translation of the American liberal arts curriculum in a new setting. Rather, the innovative curriculum designed specifically for Yale-NUS College maximizes its location in Asia and allows all students to develop integrated competence in science, social science, and humanities more rigorously than the leading liberal arts colleges.
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
This employer does not appear on the AAUP list of censured institutions.
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