Academic Positions - Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor - Faculty of Law

  • National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law - NUS Law
  • Singapore
  • Mar 21, 2024
Full time Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description

The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (NUS Law) invites applications for full-time appointments at the level of full Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor.

NUS Law values scholarship employing a wide range of methodologies and in any field of law. Subject areas of particular interest, however, include the following:

  • Law and Technology
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Taxation
  • Property (Land) Law
  • Evidence
  • Asian Legal Systems (particularly civilian systems, such as Indonesia and the PRC)

NUS Law seeks excellence through the diversity of our faculty. We encourage applications by individuals who embody and embrace these values.

NUS offers a highly competitive salary in addition to annual leave, medical and other benefits.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Professor: This tenured position is for outstanding academics with an international reputation as leaders in their fields in both research and education. 

Associate Professor: This tenured position is for mid-level academics who have demonstrated sustained excellence in both research and education. 

Assistant Professor: This entry-level position is normally for a four-year period (which may be extended) and where the appointee is placed on the tenure track. Candidates should be academically strong and are generally expected to have a doctorate in law or another discipline. Candidates must also demonstrate potential for excellence as educators and researchers. Candidates with minimal or no experience in academia should consider instead the Sheridan Fellowship: see the details here.

 

Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Applications should be submitted in English and the completed dossier should be sent by email to  lawfsc@nus.edu.sg and addressed to:

The Secretary
Faculty Search Committee
Faculty of Law
National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Applicants must complete the NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applications, which is to be submitted together with the application. Candidates who are short-listed can be expected to attend a campus interview.

*The applicant's dossier should include the following:

1          Curriculum Vitae

a          Academic History:

·         Degrees obtained;

·         Scholarships and awards;

·         Post-doctoral training;

·         Other study and research opportunities

b          Employment History: List all academic and non-academic positions held

c          Public and professional service.

d          Honours and awards, including major invited addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies, etc.

e          Other relevant information.

2          A statement (maximum of 3 pages) of education philosophy and methodology. Applicants should attach evaluations on education from faculty members or students of the applicant's current institution, where applicable.

3          A statement (maximum of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five (5) significant publications and explaining their significance. Please provide copies of up to three (3) of these contributions (in the case of books, reviews should be provided). For junior appointments, please provide transcripts of coursework leading to the highest degree(s) attained.

4          A complete list of publications, including page number ranges.

5          For applicants for appointment to Associate Professor or Professor with tenure, a list of four (4) external reviewers, their mailing and email addresses and one-page biography must be provided. Please do not nominate more than four external reviewers unless requested to do so. For applicants for appointment to Assistant Professor, a list of three (3) external reviewers, their mailing and email addresses and one-page biography must be provided. The applicant’s relationship to the reviewer (if any) must be indicated. The external reviewer should not be the applicant’s co-author or co-editor.

6          Applications are considered twice a year, in January and July. For those applying for January consideration, applications must be submitted by the deadline of December 31st; for those applying for July consideration, applications must be submitted by the deadline of June 30th.

7          Both those shortlisted and those not shortlisted should receive an email from the Secretary of the Faculty Search Committee no later than three months following the deadline for that round’s applications.

For more information on NUS Law, please visit law.nus.edu.sg

 


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Application Deadline

Applications close on 30 June 2024.