Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Interactional Linguistics

Nanyang Technological University - School of Humanities

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 Interactional Linguistics

The School of Humanities, NTU, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship with specialisation in Interactional Linguistics. Applicants with expertise in Interactional Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Membership Categorization Analysis, Ethnomethodological Discourse Analysis or related fields are welcome to apply. Experience in working with Malay and other South-East Asian languages and communities would be an advantage.

Candidates must possess a PhD in a relevant field, completed by the commencement date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate is expected to show evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer-reviewed publications and the ability to secure research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate can expect to start as soon as July 2018.

Emoluments
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 Alexander Coupe
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 Interactional 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 30 October 2017. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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