LINGUIST List 29.3754

Fri Sep 28 2018

Jobs: Discourse Analysis: Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Date: 27-Sep-2018
From: The Search Committee <>
Subject: Discourse Analysis: 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
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Conversation Analysis (Tenure-track)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis


School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.

The School of Humanities offers a range of programmes in the fields of Literature, Linguistics, History and Philosophy. It has a strength of some 160 members of faculty, pursuing excellence in their respective disciplines as well as engaging in interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration in teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with cutting-edge knowledge in the humanities as well as critical thinking and communication skills to help them realise their full potential and aspirations, enabling them to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

Assistant Professor in Conversation Analysis (Tenure-track)

The School of Humanities invites applications for an Assistant Professor with specialisation in Conversation Analysis. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Conversation Analysis or related fields are welcome to apply.

The main criterion for selection is excellence in research and teaching, as shown in candidates’ achievements in education, research and scholarly publications. The successful candidate can expect to start as soon as August 2019.

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 Search Committee
Attention: Professor Randy LaPolla
School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332
Email: Please see the application email address provided below.

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

To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by 18 November 2018. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 18-Nov-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
The Search Committee Professor Randy LaPolla

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