Dean, Faculty of Science

Singapore (SG)
16 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Opening: Dean, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the post of Dean, Faculty of Science. 

The Faculty of Science has provided high quality science education for over 85 years. The Faculty’s success is grounded upon its excellent curriculum and driven by impactful research that has helped shape Singapore’s scientific landscape in education and research. This has contributed significantly to the University being recognised as one of the top universities in Asia and the world. The Faculty of Science is one of the largest faculties in NUS, comprising six internationally recognised academic departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Physics, and Statistics and Applied Probability. The Faculty also oversees the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum and six research centres. For further information regarding the Faculty of Science, please visit its website at 

Candidate profile
As the Faculty forges ahead to achieve its vision of being among the world's best in Science education and research, NUS seeks an individual who will have the leadership experience required to innovate and lead in a premier academic setting; notable collaborative skills; the ability to recruit, retain and develop excellent and diverse faculty, students and staff; strong operational/financial skills to fulfill the goals of the Faculty; as well as an illustrious record of scholarly achievements and a distinguished reputation within the broader sciences community, appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor in one of the departments in the Faculty.

Applications, enquiries or nominations, with detailed curriculum vitae, should be sent by 30 September 2019, via email to:

Professor PHOON Kok Kwang
Vice-Provost (Academic Personnel)
Chair, Faculty of Science Dean Search Committee
National University of Singapore

C/o Ms. Jennifer TAY
Faculty of Science Dean Search Committee Secretariat

All nominations and applications will be kept in the strictest confidence.  We appreciate your kind understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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