Assistant/Associate Professor in Project and Facilities Management


The Department of Building, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore invites applications for a faculty appointment in project and facilities management (PFM) in the tenurable track, with a particular focus on Digital Construction, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Design for Manufacturing Assembly (DfMA). 

Candidates should possess a doctoral degree and preferably have teaching and postdoctoral research experience. The successful candidate will be required to teach modules and supervise dissertations at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will also be required to undertake cutting-edge research for which facilities and funds are available on a competitive basis. 

The Department's vision is to become a global leader in project and facilities management. It offers an undergraduate honours programme in Project and Facilities Management, as well as taught graduate programmes in “Building Performance and Sustainability” and “Project Management”. The Department also offers higher degree programmes by research.

The Department has an excellent research track record. The research outputs of its academic staff members have been published in top peer-reviewed journals. The two broad areas of research focus are in Project Management and Facilities Management. The Department has research collaborations with top universities and major research institutes overseas as well as government organizations and enterprises in Singapore. Applicants can visit the Department’s website for additional information:

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a research-intensive university. The latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018 has placed NUS at 15th in the world. NUS moved to 22nd in the world in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018. NUS School of Design and Environment has been named the world's #9 in Architecture/Built Environment in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.  

The successful candidate will find a stimulating environment that contributes to the education of future leaders of the construction industry, and the encouragement and resources to undertake cutting-edge research. The University offers competitive remunerative packages including subsidised housing for expatriate faculty members.

To apply, please email to the Chair of Search Committee ( (i) an application letter; (ii) a detailed current CV; (iii) a list of publications; (iv) a statement of teaching philosophy and methodology (maximum 3 pages); (v) a statement of major accomplishment in research (maximum 3 pages) – citing up to 5 significant publications or other scholarly contributions and explaining their significance; and (vi) a list of 3 referees with contact details.

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The closing date for applications is open until the position is filled.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  

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