Hiring Science Faculty

Yale-NUS College in Connecticut

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 18, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The newly established Yale-NUS College (www.yale-nus.edu.sg) in Singapore announces the availability of faculty positions in the Division of Science. Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University, draws on the best elements of liberal arts education to re-imagine the curriculum and collegiate experience for the 21st Century. Yale-NUS College seeks outstanding teacher-scholars who are active researchers, eager to be part of the inaugural faculty, committed to innovative pedagogy and curriculum development, and who enjoy close mentoring of students. Joint appointments with NUS academic departments or research institutes may be considered.  The College has openings in the following positions in the Division of Science:


  • Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or Statistics Two open rank positions in any area of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or Statistics.
  • Experimental Chemistry One open rank position in organic chemistry, polymer science, or any aspect of environmental science. 
  • Lab Science Two lab science Lecturers, one in Chemistry and one in Physics.
  • Environmental Science/Physical Science One open rank position in any area of physical sciences relevant to environmental concerns.


The course of study at Yale-NUS College reflects the internationalism of our faculty and student body. Yale-NUS is a fully residential four-year College, located adjacent to the National University of Singapore main campus.  The College emphasizes small class size, close interaction between living and learning and a common curriculum, which is significantly broader than most established core curricula.  It includes courses addressing material and disciplines from across the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.


The faculty at Yale-NUS College participates in a lively academic culture, with a tenure track and teaching requirements comparable to those at leading liberal arts colleges in the United States. Salary, benefits and leave policies will be competitive at an international level.  Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through generous startup grants, annual research and travel budgets, and sabbatical leave.


For all general inquiries, please contact yale-nus.college@yale.edu.


The College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  For additional information about Yale-NUS College and the faculty hiring process, including submission guidelines, and to apply, we invite you to our web site at: http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/prospective-faculty

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS