[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] Two tenure-track positions in Linguistics & Multilingual Studies at NTU Singapore

Randy J. LaPolla randy.lapolla at gmail.com
Sat Jul 22 08:50:57 UTC 2023

With apologies for cross-postings.
 University or Organization: Nanyang Technological University

Department: School of Humanities
Job Location: , Singapore
Web Address: https://www.ntu.edu.sg/soh
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Language Documentation; Pragmatics; Intercultural Communication


Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities.

The School of Humanities at NTU Singapore is committed to promoting first-rate research and teaching. With an impressive track record from our existing faculty and diverse avenues for funding, the School provides an ideal environment for both disciplinary and interdisciplinary research excellence. Students are given ample opportunities to develop strong critical thinking, research, and communication skills—skills which will enable them to make meaningful contributions to Singapore and beyond.

The School of Humanities invites outstanding academics to apply for two tenure-track positions in Linguistics and Multilingual Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates must have PhD at the time of appointment.

The Linguistics and Multilingual Studies programme strongly encourages and supports interdisciplinary research and welcomes applicants who pursue research in an empirical theoretical framework. Successful applicants can look forward to a research-stimulating environment. The teaching load is typically 2/2. This appointment is expected to begin in July 2024.

The suitable applicants should have PhDs in Linguistics or related fields and be able to contribute to the Linguistics programme by teaching core courses in the programme (see description of core courses (https://www.ntu.edu.sg/soh/admissions/undergraduate/linguistics-and-multilingual-studies#Content_C008_Col01). The appointees will also be expected to offer electives in one or more areas of specialization. At the current stage of the programme, we seek applicants with one or more of the following specializations:
- Language documentation
- Pragmatics 
- Cognitive linguistics 
- Intercultural communication
- Applied linguistics
- Computational or digital linguistics

In addition to teaching at the undergraduate level, successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the administration of the programme, postgraduate-level teaching, and supervision, and be active in research and publication. Appointees should complement existing strengths in the programme and also add to those strengths in new and substantive ways. The candidates must present a proven track record of research excellence and a continuing research agenda that involves interdisciplinary collaboration.

- Salary is competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Hiring Institution: NTU

Application Procedure
- The closing date for applications is listed below.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applicants are invited to submit their applications through the NTU career portal linked below with the following:
- cover letter
- CV
- research and teaching statements
- Google Scholar citation report if available

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to the contact below.

Application Deadline: 17-Sep-2023
Mailing Address for Applications:

Web Address for Applications: https://ntu.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/NTU-Main-Campus-Singapore/Assistant-Professor-in-Linguistics-and-Multilingual-Studies_R00014364-1
Contact Information:
Chair Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Search Committee
Email: lms-search at ntu.edu.sg <mailto:lms-search at ntu.edu.sg>
Assoc. Prof. Alexander R. Coupe, Ph.D. | Associate Chair (Research) | School of Humanities | Nanyang Technological University
48 Nanyang Avenue, SHHK-03-84D, Singapore 639818
Tel: +65 6904 2072 GMT+8h | Email: arcoupe at ntu.edu.sg <mailto:arcoupe at ntu.edu.sg>
Academia.edu <http://academia.edu/>: https://nanyang.academia.edu/AlexanderCoupe  
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1979-2370
Webpage: https://blogs.ntu.edu.sg/arcoupe/

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