Yale-NUS College, Science Division

503 12387
Position ID:YaleNUS-Science Division-FDS [#12387]
Position Title: Tenured or Tenure-track (open rank) faculty position in Data Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Singapore 138527, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics
Computer Science / Data Science
Data Science / Data Science
Appl Deadline:2019/06/20help popup finished (2018/10/14, finished 2019/06/19, listed until 2019/06/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


Tenured or tenure-track (open rank) faculty position in Data Science


Position Description

Yale-NUS College, a highly selective liberal arts and science college in Singapore, founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track appointment in Data Science.  We seek outstanding applicants in preferred specialization fields of Big Data, High Dimensional Statistics, Computational Statistics, Machine Learning.


Applicants should have a relevant PhD and be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Mathematics Computer Science and Statistics Major as well as Yale-NUS’s Common Curriculum (see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum ). The successful applicant will also be expected to develop an active research programme that involves student engagement as well as competing for external research funding.    


The appointee will be expected to assume duties in time for the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. 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.


Application Procedure


Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; statements on research interests, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; and other relevant documents.


For Assistant Professor candidates, please have three academic referees submit a written statement of support via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS.  For candidates at the associate or full professor ranks, please provide names and contact information of three academic referees. 


Applications should be submitted via:


Review of applications begins 1 November 2018 and continues until the position is filled. For general inquiries, email Ms Jane Lim (jane.lim@yale-nus.edu.sg). For informal inquiries about the academic nature of the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair Professor Maria De Iorio (maria@yale-nus.edu.sg).


Equal Opportunity Employer


Yale-NUS College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a diverse community of faculty, staff and students who are committed to excellence and respectful of gender, sexuality, disability, age, socioeconomic status, nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, and culture. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/  


Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)


Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for any purposes beyond those relevant to the application process, and that their data remains secure and confidential.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
16 College Avenue West
#01-220 Singapore 138527

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