Successful candidates will

  • Receive start-up research grants of up to S$ 1 million (EUR 655K/ USD 745K/ JPY 81M)
  • Enjoy attractive remuneration package and other benefits including assistance with accommodation
  • Hold tenure-track appointments and play lead roles in the university’s new wave of multi-disciplinary, integrative research

If you are an early career researcher (postdoctoral fellow or equivalent), and are ready to lead your research group independently, NTU invites you today to be amongst our elite Nanyang Assistant Professors.


About the University

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.

NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and medicine in its joint school with Imperial College London.

With an excellent network of top overseas universities and industry partners, NTU engages in academic and research activities with the likes of Imperial College London, Rolls-Royce, BMW, Lockheed Martin and more.

Helmed by Professor Bertil Andersson, winner of the 2010 Wilhelm Exner Medal, NTU is known for its cutting-edge research and technological innovation. NTU is the No. 1 Asian university in terms of research citation impact (Thomson Reuters InCites 2015) and is ranked 32nd among universities in the Nature Index Global.

NTU’s share of external competitive research funding awards has increased significantly over the past few years hitting a high of S$502.5 million in FY 2014/15. It is a world leader in sustainability research, with more than S$1 billion in competitive funding in this area. It also hosts several multi-million dollar institutes and centres, including the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and the Earth Observatory of Singapore.

A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community comprises 33,000 students and 4000 faculty and researchers. The University’s main Yunnan Garden campus has been named one of the Top 15 Most Beautiful in the World. NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s medical district.

NTU attracts top-notch international faculty and researchers. We invite you to be part of this world-class university through the Nanyang Assistant Professorship scheme.


Application Period:

Applications now open for submission* till Sunday,
9 October 2016, 11:59 P.M. (UTC / GMT +8:00)

* Kindly note that only online applications will be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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