Department of Geography, National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty Position: Assistant Professor (tenure track) up to Associate Professor (tenured) in Health Geographies
The Department of Geography at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to appoint an established or emerging scholar within the field of Health Geographies. The Department is particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with research expertise in Health Geographies, strong GIS skills and in quantitative and/or big data analysis, who will make a substantial contribution to the Department’s Social and Cultural Geographies (SCG) research group. Having an interest in health and wellbeing challenges in Asia will be advantageous for this job position. The successful candidate will be expected to develop links between SCG and one or both of the other two research groups in the Department (Politics, Economies and Space, and Tropical Environmental Change).
The Department of Geography at NUS stands among the top Geography departments in the world and offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees. The Department comprises an international mix of about 35 faculty members and has over 300 undergraduate majors and 60 graduate students. It continues to develop and shape research agendas in the global academic arena, while maintaining a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Recent initiatives include a taught MSc in Applied GIS. For additional information, please consult the Department web site at: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/geog/.
Although previous experience of researching in/on Asia is not essential, candidates should be able and willing to develop research projects in the region. Candidates must have a PhD in geography or an allied field (the PhD must be awarded prior to taking up the position). The successful candidate would be expected to start work at NUS from January or July 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.
In terms of teaching and academic responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to:
- a) Contribute to the Department’s internationally recognised research activities;
- b) Teach a minimum of two modules a year at the undergraduate and/or graduate level;
- c) Perform administrative/service duties commensurate with a tenure-track appointment.
Interested candidates should submit an application comprising: a letter of interest with details of their research credentials and future plans; a full curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching experience, including feedback if available; and the names and contact details of three referees.
A competitive remuneration package, including a period of subsidized housing and medical benefits and relocation expenses (where applicable), will be offered to the successful candidate.
The deadline for applications is 15 July 2020. Campus visits are likely to be held in September 2020 or thereafter. Email applications are encouraged. Applications should be sent to Ms Wong Lai Wa. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further enquiries, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee Associate Professor Elaine Ho. Email: email@example.com