NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Mechanobiology Institute

Location
Singapore
Posted
08 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2021
Ref
3542244
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading multi­disciplinary institute devoted to developing new paradigms for understanding biological functions in health and diseases from the perspective of cell, tissue and organ mechanics/dynamics and mechano-signal transduction. The institute operates on a fully integrated open-lab philosophy, with extensive infrastructure support by core facilities dedicated to technologies such as state-of-the-art light microscopy, nano- and micro- fabrication, and computing.

MBI invites applications from outstanding candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor. 

MBI is seeking candidates with a commitment to both independent and collaborative interdisciplinary research in a broad area of mechanical and dynamical processes in cell, tissue and organ development, aging, repair and regeneration. 

Consideration will be given to candidates with a strong track record in incorporating single-cell analysis, omics and bioinformatics, high-throughput screens, and/or computation and modeling. 

Compelling research programs in other areas, such as advanced methodology development in imaging and image analysis using artificial intelligence, nano biotechnology, and diagnostics, will also be considered.

Job Requirement

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree and post-doctoral training in relevant fields, along with demonstrated excellence in research and interest in teaching. A junior faculty candidate is expected to demonstrate significant creativity and independence in research, and participate in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. A senior faculty candidate is expected to have an outstanding track record in research, teaching and mentoring, and exhibit leadership and vision.

To Apply

Send the following materials to the MBI Faculty Recruitment Committee at mbihr@nus.edu.sg: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae with bibliography, Statement of research interest and plan, Teaching statement, Contact details of at least 4 referees (Assistant Professor) or 6 referees (Associate and Full Professor). 

Successful applicants will hold joint appointments as Principal Investigators at MBI and tenure-track faculty members in an appropriate NUS department, and can expect internationally competitive salary and benefits, core support, as well as generous start-up packages.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a campus visit interview.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Mechanobiology Institute
Department: Research

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