Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Associate Professor, Geography and Urban Planning

Posted: 1/25/2019 (Employment)

The School of Social Sciences (SSS) is recruiting an Associate Professor / Full Professor to lead and grow its new subject area in Geography and Urban Planning. The subject area presently has three tenure-track faculty members, who are supported by a wider community of scholars at NTU with relevant research interests. This new subject area will equip graduates with the capability to critically address issues confronting contemporary societies and to creatively pursue possibilities for alternative urban futures.

Applicants from all streams of Human Geography and Urban Planning will be considered, although expertise in the following areas is of particular interest: Asia in a comparative perspective, urban theory and planning, issues of international development and inequality, and the human dimensions of science and technology.

The successful applicant will have a distinguished record as an outstanding teacher and researcher, as well as leadership experience in developing academic programs at a research-intensive university. Candidate with interdisciplinary collaborations and public engagement will also be valued. The successful applicant will further develop the curriculum, drive student recruitment, mentor junior faculty, formulate
research strategies, and provide leadership within the subject area and the university community.

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Deadline: 01/31/2019

Location: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore