Tenure Track Faculty, Data Science

Job Description

The Institute for Data Science (IDS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in inter-disciplinary data science, with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Representation learning
  • Causality in machine learning
  • Continual learning

We seek candidates who are passionate about taking a transdisciplinary approach to advance data science research and its impact, and who are open to collaborating with colleagues from Engineering, Computing, Business, Medicine, Public Health, Arts and Social Science.  Successful candidates will be matched to a host department at NUS based on their primary research interests and expertise, e.g., Department of Computer Science, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Mathematics, or Department of Statistics & Data Science. 

The Institute for Data Science (IDS) is a highly interdisciplinary institute spanning multiple faculties and departments throughout NUS, and offers a unique interdisciplinary PhD program. Further information can be found at Faculty members with IDS will have the opportunity to advise PhD students both from the IDS program and from their host department’s program. Teaching duties will be based in the host department.


Candidates should demonstrate excellent research potential, and a strong commitment to teaching. Truly outstanding applicants may also be considered for the prestigious Presidential Young Professorship.

Applicants should send a single .zip file to containing the following documents as clearly labelled individual PDF files:

  • A short cover letter mentioning the position and the applicant’s research interests
  • Curriculum Vitae, including a full publication list
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Contact information of at least 3 referees that may be contacted if shortlisted

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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