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Mon Jun 04 2018

Jobs: Cognitive Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Date: 04-Jun-2018
From: HR Dept <>
Subject: Cognitive Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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University or Organization: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Department: School of Humanities
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Linguistics

School of Humanities Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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. The School of Humanities at NTU Singapore pursues disciplinary excellence and promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking competence, research expertise, and communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics:
The School of Humanities invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Cognitive Linguistics. Please see, the journal Cognitive Linguistics (, and/or Adele E. Goldberg, ed., Cognitive Linguistics ( (4 volumes), Routledge, 2011, for the areas and topics relevant to Cognitive Linguistics. Candidates working in Cognitive Linguistics who also have knowledge and experience of languages in Asia/Southeast Asia are particularly welcome to apply.

Candidates must have a PhD degree completed before the start date of the appointment. The main criterion for selection is excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should provide evidence of high quality scholarly output and a record of, or strong potential for, securing competitive research funding. In addition, they are expected to be able to make outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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.

Application Procedure:
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and email your application package consisting of:
- a cover letter,
- curriculum vitae,
- personal particulars form,
- teaching and research statements,
- evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available),
- three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and
- the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to the contact information provided below.

The Search Committee:
Associate Professor Alice Chan
Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332
Email: [email protected]

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

To receive full consideration, applications should be sent to the Search Committee by September 30, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
The Search Committee Associate Professor Alice Chan

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