NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Director Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
28 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Director
Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases

Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS), Singapore’s only graduate-entry medical school was established as a landmark collaboration between two world-ranking institutions of higher education – Duke University and National University of Singapore. Duke-NUS provides innovative education and impactful research to enhance the practice of medicine in Singapore and beyond. Through its strategic partnership with Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) which includes Singapore General Hospital, the School is able to leverage its joint capabilities and infrastructure to develop outstanding clinical education programmes and cutting edge research collaborations that translate fundamental science into better health. Duke-NUS and its partners have created an academically-based Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) designed to serve as a national and international resource of excellence in emerging infectious diseases.  The mission of the Programme faculty is to conduct high-level basic and applied research, and to train graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and clinician-scientists in the disciplines relevant to emerging infectious diseases.  Duke-NUS and its partners provide state-of-the-art research facilities, including a standalone ABSL3 unit. 

We are seeking an individual with exceptional scientific credentials and leadership skills to head the EID Programme. The Programme Director will provide leadership, including engagement with the broader biomedical community in Singapore and with Duke University; strategic hiring and programme development; medical school and graduate education; faculty mentoring; budgetary and space planning. The School will provide the new Programme Director with the resources to support the highest level of research. 

Interested candidates should send a CV and the names of three references to: Chair, Search Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore by email to: hr@duke-nus.edu.sg    

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We anticipate to begin interviewing candidates in early April 2020. 

More information on the Programme can be found at www.duke-nus.edu.sg.  

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