JOB – Professor, Environmental Studies; Yale-NUS


Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University, is seeking to hire one or more open rank, tenure-track/tenured faculty members for its environmental studies program. We are especially interested in candidates who work on the political, legal, economic, technological, scientific, or cultural dimensions of contemporary environmental issues, but we invite applicants from all fields with experience and training suitable to an undergraduate, liberal-arts environmental studies program. An interest in Asia is desirable, but not required.

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. Teaching responsibilities may include an introductory course in environmental studies, a second-year course in environmental problem-solving or analysis, upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and contributions to the College’s 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 September 30, 2014, and continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries should be made to the Search Committee Chair, Michael Maniates, Professor of Social Sciences and Head of Studies (Environmental Studies), Yale-NUS College, at or see

For additional information about Yale-NUS College and the faculty hiring process, including submission guidelines, and to apply, we invite you to check out the web site at: