Dean, Faculty of Dentistry

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15 Jun 2022
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12 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the position of Dean, Faculty of Dentistry.

Founded in 1929 as the Department of Dentistry, the NUS Faculty of Dentistry is the only dental school in Singapore. To date, the Faculty has produced over 2,000 dental graduates, and offers undergraduate [Bachelor of Dental Surgery] and a wide range of postgraduate programmes [Masters by coursework and research, PhD]. The Faculty is part of the National University Health System (NUHS) which allows the Faculty to work closely within an academic health system as well as with other public hospitals and healthcare institutions in healthcare delivery, research and education in Singapore.

Housed within the National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore, the Faculty brings its educational, research and clinical services under one roof, providing opportunities to train dental professionals using cutting-edge technologies.

The Faculty also enjoys close links with the broader ecosystem of NUS – a leading global university fostering excellence across a comprehensive spectrum of disciplines and seamless opportunity for cross-disciplinary enrichment.

For further information regarding NUS Dentistry, please visit its website at

Profile of Candidate

NUS seeks to appoint an individual with outstanding academic, clinical, and administrative leadership to lead the Faculty to achieve its vision to be an internationally top ranked dental school.

The successful candidate must have the experience required to innovate and lead in a premier clinical environment and drive impactful research and education in an academic healthcare system. Candidates must have a Dentistry degree. They must haveoutstanding interpersonal and communication skills to strengthen collaborative relationships within the Faculty, NUS, NUHS and beyond. The ability to recruit, mentor, develop and retain talent is an essential quality expected of the Dean.

NUS is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in its community; the successful candidate must embrace these values.


The Search Committee welcomes applications and nominations of suitablecandidates. Application materials should include a full curriculum vitae anda broad vision statement for NUS Dentistry.

Applications, enquiries, or nominations should be sent by 12 August 2022 to:

Professor Tulika MITRA
Vice Provost (Academic Affairs)
Chair, Dentistry Dean Search Committee
National University of Singapore
C/o Ms. Yilian Wu

Dentistry Dean Search Committee Secretariat

All nominations and applications will be kept in the strictest confidence. We appreciate your kind understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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