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Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University, is seeking to hire one or more open rank faculty members in history. We are particularly interested in candidates who work in one of the following areas:  Islamic World (period open), Atlantic World (preferably southern hemisphere, period open), or European intellectual history (post-1500, preferably post 1700).

Successful applicants should, regardless of their field of specialization, be enthusiastic about contributing to an interdisciplinary Common Curriculum in the liberal arts, including Historical Immersion. For more information on the Historical Immersion component of the Common Curriculum, please see

Successful candidates will also be expected to teach Year 1 4 History courses that intersect with their respective areas of specialization.  For more information on the History major, please see  

Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties and in the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. An ongoing research program that incorporates undergraduates would be highly desirable.  For information about the curriculum, please see   

Salary, benefits, and leave policies will be competitive at an international level.  Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through various grants, research and travel allowances.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014, and continue until the positions are filled.  Inquiries should be made to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Tan Tai Yong, National University of Singapore, or see    

The College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  For additional information about Yale-NUS College, living in Singapore, and the faculty hiring process, including submission guidelines, and to apply, we invite you to our web site at:  

To access our application portal, please visit: 

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