Positions in Life Sciences

28 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions up to the level of tenured Full Professor in research areas including but not limited to:

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

We are looking for highly motivated researchers with 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. They are also expected to excel in teaching students from an interdisciplinary background.

The positions offer 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 these positions.

Young academics with outstanding research track record 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

The application package should include:

  • a cover letter describing career goals and research and teaching interests
  • a full up-to-date curriculum vitae (including teaching experience and a list of three referees)
  • a research statement summarizing the past achievements and future research plans
  • a teaching statement stating teaching philosophy and teaching plans

The application materials should be sent 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:

For further information regarding the Department of Biological Sciences, please visit:

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

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