Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Life Sciences

20 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for tenure track faculty positions in the following research areas.

  • Vector biology and host-pathogen interaction 
  • Computational biology
  • Biotechnology (e.g. applied fish biology, plant pathology, etc)
  • Nature-based climate solutions (impact of climate change and solutions) Biodiversity and evolutionary biology

We are looking for highly motivated researchers who have a strong passion for research and teaching. Successful applicants are expected to push the boundaries through transdisciplinary research, and should have an outstanding publication record in the relevant areas.

The position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a leading global university with colleagues leading in their respective fields. The university offers internationally competitive salary packages in Singapore’s low tax environment. The Department is committed to achieving excellence and diversity among its faculty, and female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply for the position.

Young academics with excellent research track records can also apply for appointments as NUS Presidential Young Professors (PYP), a tenure-track position with an attractive salary package as an assistant professor at NUS. The position offers SGD 250K white space funding, up to SGD 1 million in a start-up research grant, and scholarships for graduate students. For more information on PYP, please visit

Interested, strong candidates with Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience should forward a letter of intent describing their career goals, research plans, teaching interests, and curriculum vitae and provide the names of at least three academic referees.

Please send the application materials to:

Chair, Search Committee (c/o Ms. Norizan binti Selamat)
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore 14 Science Drive 4
Singapore 117543
Fax: (65) 6779 5671; Email:

Closing date of application: Search will continue until suitable candidates are found

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