Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Urban Environmental Resource Management (Solid Waste)

Singapore (SG)
22 Aug 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Urban Environmental Resource Management (Solid Waste)

Nanyang Technological University - School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sustainable Earth

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also the world's top young university and ranks 6th globally for Engineering and Technology.

NTU's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) aspires to be a leading school for Sustainable Urban Systems. Currently, it has over 60 faculty members and more than 1,500 students, and is rapidly expanding its range of educational and research activities. Its faculty has led major university-wide strategic research thrusts in space creation, water research and sustainable built environment. Going forward, CEE is addressing critical problems in urban systems such as building and energy systems, sustainability of urban cities, and resiliency to natural and unnatural risks.
To fuel further development, we invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the following area of Urban Environmental Resource Management (Solid Waste).

Candidates must have a PhD in Civil / Environmental / Mechanical / Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering/Technology, Environmental Biotechnology, or related fields, and a promising record of excellence in research as evidenced by strong publication in top tier international journals and research impacts. Expertise in one or more of the following specialized areas is highly desirable:

  • Waste to energy
  • Waste to high-value materials
  • Hazardous waste treatment
  • Electronic waste management
  • Urban mining
  • Clean technologies for environmental resource management
  • LCA for sustainable management of environmental resources
  • New areas that address emerging environmental challenges of urbanization and cities of the future in advanced economy.

Experiences in supervision of PhD students and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (e.g., environmental engineering, environmental management, solid waste management, hazardous waste management, environmental biotechnology, environmental chemistry, site remediation, industrial ecology, industrial technology, clean technology, life cycle assessment, resource management, environmental impact assessment, etc) are desired but not absolutely required. Work experiences in environmental industry and environmental agencies will be an added advantage.

The successful candidate is expected to work independently and jointly with other faculty members to attract funding in the relevant areas of research, and demonstrate an ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses related to environmental engineering.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service

Salary will be competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, teaching statement, effectiveness of teaching (If any), selected publications, and the names of 3 referees] by 30 Nov 2016 to:
The Search Committee Chair, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Blk N1, Level 1, Rm N1-01a-16
50 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639798

Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Assistant Professor in Urban Environmental Resource Management (Solid Waste)” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.