Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

26 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is seeking outstanding candidates for multiple tenure-track or tenured positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with expertise in any aspect of Materials Science and Engineering will be considered. The Department will also support eligible outstanding junior candidates in their application for the Presidential Young Professorship (PYP) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship with substantial research grant funding support. 

The Department is recognised worldwide as a premier MSE department centred in Asia and is in a phase of rapid expansion. It offers a stimulating environment conducive to professional growth, with moderate teaching loads and extensive international and industry collaborations. Our thriving PhD programme attracts the most talented students from the region and beyond. Materials Science and Engineering is recognised as a key research area at NUS, which currently hosts 4 Centres of Excellence, 5 Corporate Laboratories, and 29 Research Centres and Institutes providing cutting-edge facilities in materials synthesis, characterisation, device fabrication, and prototyping. With the start-up friendly ecosystem in Singapore, MSE faculties also find exciting possibilities for translational research and commercialisation via incubation schemes.

To apply, please email to (a) An application letter; (b) A detailed curriculum vitae; (c) A statement (maximum of 3 pages) of research interests; (d) names, affiliations, and contact information of at least 3 referees; (e) NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants.

Any questions related to the positions can be directed to the same email address. Applications will be evaluated as they are received, with priority given to those received by February 28th, 2022.

NUS is an equal opportunity employer that offers highly competitive salaries, assistance with housing and globally attractive start-up packages. It is situated in Singapore, an English speaking cosmopolitan city that is a melting pot of many cultures. It offers safety, high-quality education and healthcare at all levels.

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  • Successful candidates should demonstrate the potential to build a world-class research programme
  • and a commitment to education and mentorship of students. PhD in Materials Science and
  • Engineering or a related field must be completed by start day of employment.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Engineering
Department : Materials Science And Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 7467

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