(Tenure-Track/Tenured) Associate Professor in Chinese Medicine

Singapore (SG)
29 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

(Tenure-Track/Tenured) Associate Professor in Chinese Medicine

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community comprises about 5,000 faculty and researchers. We invite you to be part of this world-class university.

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS) at Nanyang Technological University was established in 2002 with the mission to make a strong contribution to biological and biomedical sciences. Since then, many talented individuals from around the world and Singapore have joined SBS as scientific leaders, and researchers. Research areas at SBS include infectious diseases, immunology, neurodegenerative diseases and telomere biology and genome function.

Since 2005 the School of Biological Sciences offers a bilingual Double Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine, which is and a collaboration between NTU and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM). This innovative “East Meets West” programme aims to train students in 21st century Biomedical Sciences as well as the principles and practice of Chinese Medicine. The NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic was established in 2009 as a Singapore TCM Practitioners Board approved teaching clinic for the double degree programme. The NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic also provides outpatient Chinese Medicine services.


We are looking for an outstanding academic with a strong track record in teaching and research (preferably clinical research) related to Chinese Medicine. The candidate should possess a relevant Ph.D. degree in Chinese Medicine/Public Health (or equivalent) from a reputable university.


The successful applicant will be involved in undergraduate teaching for the double degree programme as well as conduct research in relevant areas. Additionally, he/she will be the Director of the double degree programme and the NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic and may practice in the NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic (subject to possessing local qualification).


Please click the apply button and submit the following documents to us:

  • Cover letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae including a publication list, and names of three referees
  • A research proposal (2 to 5 pages)
  • A teaching statement
  • Any other documents beyond those listed here or requested that demonstrate your qualifications and credentials

All applications and materials submitted will be held in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing Date

This position will remain open until filled.

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