Assistant Professor in Medieval Literature

Nanyang Technological University - Division of English, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. 

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at NTU offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a full range of disciplines. Interdisciplinary learning and research is especially encouraged in HSS. Please visit for more information.  

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Medieval Literature 

The Division of English seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Medieval Literature at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates with secondary interests in the Digital Humanities, Shakespeare, early-modern literature, fantasy literature, or the history of the book, are encouraged to apply. 

The Division offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in literary studies. More information is available at this website 

The teaching load is appropriate to that of a major research university (2/2). 

Emoluments and General Terms & Conditions of Service
The commencing salary will depend on the candidate's qualifications, experience and the level of appointment offered. 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 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
Nanyang Technological University,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Division of English
14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-03-86
Singapore 637332

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (Medieval Literature)” in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address. 

Deadline: Review of applications begins on 30 October 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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