Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Data Science / Machine Learning / Operations Research

Singapore (SG)
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 11 February 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Industrial Systems Engineering & Management (ISEM) at NUS would like to invite applications for tenure-track positions in data science, machine learning, operations research, and related disciplines. Our department values pure methodology as well as translational work with significant applications, as evidenced by the faculty’s wide domain expertise. We are looking for candidates with the potential to build a record of excellence in both research and teaching.

Requisite is exceptional potential for leadership in research and education, an ability and willingness to teach at all levels of the program, and a PhD in operations research, statistics, computer/information science, or a related field by the start of the appointment.

Successful candidates can expect excellent conditions for research and teaching, a collegial and supportive environment at a highly ranked international university, and the experience of living in a dynamic and exciting English-speaking city. In addition to competitive salaries, NUS provides an attractive support package including subsidized housing and relocation benefits. The department also provides a generous start-up research grant, 12-month salaries, and ample faculty release time for professional travel. Beyond the department’s resources, the Singaporean government is very supportive of higher education and offers substantial opportunities for large research grants.

The application package should include:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Copy of graduate transcript with course names and grades,
  4. Research statement outlining your research plans
  5. Teaching experience (if any)
  6. Names of at least three references.

If you have an interest in the position, please email your package to (subject line: Faculty Job Application). Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from potential candidates.

Further information:

The ISEM Department:

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