Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics 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 at NTU Singapore pursues disciplinary excellence and promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking competence, research expertise, and communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond. 



Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics


The School of Humanities invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Cognitive Linguistics. Candidates with knowledge and experience of languages in Asia/Southeast Asia are most welcome to apply.


Candidates must have a PhD degree completed before the start date of the appointment. The main criterion for selection is excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should provide evidence of high quality scholarly output and a record of, or strong potential for, securing competitive research funding.  In addition, they are expected to be able to make outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  



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 (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx) and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to:


The Search Committee

Attention: Associate Professor Alice Chan

Linguistics and Multilingual Studies

School of Humanities

Nanyang Technological University

14 Nanyang Drive

Singapore 637332

Email: lms-search@ntu.edu.sg


Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.


To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by July 10, 2018.  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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