Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Materials Engineering

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Materials Engineering (Additive Manufacturing / Mechanical)

Successful candidates will join the Engineering (ENG) Cluster (one of five domain clusters in SIT), as members of a team of accomplished experts who are passionate about higher education and deeply involved with industry transformation through their applied research programmes. Faculty in the ENG Cluster undertake funded industry-relevant research, teach courses in civil, mining, electrical, mechanical, material, marine and systems engineering as well as supervise graduate industry masters and doctorate students in relevant topics. They are also provided with paid leave to undertake consultancy work with industry and/or spend time attached to work with industry.  


Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) aspire to be a leader in innovative learning by integrating learning, industry and community. Its mission is to nurture and develop individuals who build on their interests and talents to impact society in meaningful ways.

Our engineering degree and master programmes at SIT have been developed through extensive consultation with industry, thus creating a curriculum that supports the industry’s needs in manpower development and innovation. We look forward to appointee with industrial experience to foster applied learning in the course being delivered.

SIT focuses on working with the industry on translational research and innovation, spanning technology readiness levels (TRLs) 3-7. Unlike traditional research which is discovery-oriented, applied research projects have higher TRLs which bridge the gap between theoretical research and industry applications. SIT Engineering Cluster focused on the three key pillars of Applied Research (i) Infrastructure (Maintenance) (ii) Sustainability (Built Environment) (iii) Energy Resilience to work with the industrial sectors in Singapore as well as in the region.

For this faculty position, we are looking for appointee with the following essential and desirable skillset and competencies to support the Infrastructure (Maintenance) Applied Research Pillar.


  • Is competent in synthesizing functional materials for adoption in process, products or system
  • Use surface engineering, processing technique to optimize materials performance for adoption in the sector
  • Preference for expertise who has implement or integrate fabricated materials for test case in infrastructure


  • Have worked or lead teams in the aspect of structural design, material synthesis and 3D printing of metallic, composite and polymeric structures for integration into infrastructure
  • An innovator in adopting new materials for specific industry sector needs.   
  • Preferred to be having a PhD (in Materials Science/ Engineering)
  • Prior working experience on infrastructure projects with train, port and terminal operators are preferred.
  • Teaching experience in the related field of materials/ mechanical engineering will be preferred.

Applications close: 30 Sep 2022 Singapore Standard Time

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