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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing
Deadline: Wed 25 Oct 2017
The School of Humanities at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore seeks to fill a tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, with specialisation in Creative Writing.
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. We are seeking to fill a tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, with specialisation in Creative Writing. All areas of expertise will be considered, including fiction, creative non-fiction, playwriting, poetry, screenwriting, and multimedia writing.

Candidates should possess a PhD in the relevant area of specialisation and demonstrate a strong track record 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.

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
Attention: Associate Professor Tamara Silvia Wagner
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: 25 October 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2018.
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