Job opening – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.

The School of Humanities (SoH), NTU Singapore, pursues disciplinary excellence as well as promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking, research, as well as communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

The School of Humanities seeks to fill a tenure-track position in English, at the Assistant Professor level, with specialisation in Creative Writing.

All areas of expertise will be considered. A PhD in a relevant field is preferred, but all suitable candidates are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have a strong record of publication (at least one book published or under contract). Preference will be given to candidates who can teach across two or more genres. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong track record of or potential for research as well as a commitment to teaching and administrative service. Selection will be based on evidence of potential for high-quality research and effective teaching. The usual workload includes teaching two courses per semester, conducting scholarly research and contributing to university services.


Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions ( of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and send your application package [consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae (including records of innovative curriculum development and teaching experience), teaching statement, and the names and contact details of at least three referees] to:

The Search Committee
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
School of Humanities
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332


Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (Creative Writing)” in the subject line.

Closing date for applications: 15 May 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.