ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS


Full-Time Appointments

Tenure Track
Faculty members interested in and with the potential for sustained excellence in both teaching and research. Assistant Professors are appointed on term contracts, while Associate Professors and Professors may be appointed either with tenure or on term contract.

Research Track
Staff members with focus on conducting fundamental research of high international quality. Appointments on this Track include Research Assistants, Research Fellows, Senior Research Fellows, Associate Professor (Research) and Professor (Research). They are on term contracts of 1 – 3 years in the first instance.

Educator Track
Staff members with focus and passion that are oriented towards teaching excellence, student learning, and pedagogical research and innovation. Appointments in this Track include Teaching Assistants, Instructors, Lecturers, Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors (Educator Track). They are on term contracts which are usually of 1 – 3 years in the first instance.

Practice Track
Staff members are scholar-practitioners with professional skills and expertise in industry to complement the teaching and research enterprise of the University. They also contribute significantly to the outreach activities of the School. Appointments are to Associate Professor (Practice) and Professor (Practice).  They are on term contracts of 1 – 3 years in the first instance.

Visiting Scheme
Academic staff from other international institutions invited to share their professional expertise. They may be engaged in the teaching, research or review of specific programmes of strategic importance. They are on term contracts, with duration to be mutually agreed upon before the visit.

Part-Time Appointments

Adjunct Scheme
Staff members are qualified and experienced individuals from industry or the professions to undertake teaching as well as collaborative and supervisory work related to research and development in the University. The appointments may be on a semester basis or up to 2 years at a time, with a normal workload of 8 hours per week.

Part-Time Teaching
Staff members appointed to meet short-term needs for teaching staff. Appointments may be up to 1 academic year at a time.

For academic appointments, candidates must at least possess a recognized University degree. Other qualifications may be required, depending on the positions applied for. Please refer to the respective job advertisement for details.

To apply, please submit a cover letter specifying your research and/or teaching interests and experience, your curriculum vitae, names and contacts of 3 references, and the NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants to the contact person indicated in the advertisement. Shortlisted candidates may be required to submit additional documents for review.

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