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Endowed Professor (Tenured) Position in Maritime Management

Closing date
4 May 2024

Job Details

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is an internationally renowned tertiary education institution. It boasts a strong engineering college and is ranked among the best globally. Committed to our mission of educating leaders and advancing knowledge for Singapore and beyond, we have built global programs and established strong links with leading institutions around the world.

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), which is part of the College of Engineering, aspires to be a leading school for Sustainable Urban Systems. Currently, it has over 50 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, sustainable built environment, and maritime energy and sustainable development. Going forward, CEE is addressing critical problems in urban systems such as building structures and energy systems, sustainability of urban cities, and resiliency to natural and unnatural risks as well as emerging challenges in maritime and shipping.

CEE plays an integral role in spearheading tertiary education, advancing research innovations and providing professional services in a number of key disciplines in the local and global maritime industry. CEE holds a number of outstanding faculty and research staff in maritime studies who are reputable researchers in green shipping management and optimization, big data in shipping and port, sustainable shipping management, maritime strategy and supply chain management. CEE is also hosting the Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development Centre of Excellence (MESD CoE), which is the first maritime research centre supported by Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) with the mission to deepen Singapore’s maritime R&D capability and Singapore’s position as a  global maritime knowledge and innovation hub.

To fuel further development, we invite applications for a tenured (Endowed Professor) faculty position in the following areas of Maritime Management.

We are seeking a candidate with an established international reputation in the research and education of the field of Maritime and Supply Chain Management. The candidate should demonstrate a strong inclination towards the domain of Maritime Management and Shipping and is expected to be an authority in at least one area within the domain. Those specialising in the areas of supply chain resilience, decarbonisation, and digitalisation are preferred. The candidate is also expected to work independently and jointly with other faculty members to attract funding in the relevant areas of research. This includes academic or societal impacts such as publication and citation metrics, track record of service to public, industry and academic communities, awards of research grants, impact on industry or international standing (e.g., delivery of keynote addresses in prestigious conferences).


Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • A relevant PhD from a reputable university
  • Extensive research and teaching experience in Maritime and Supply Chain Management
  • Successful track record of academic/research leadership and team building
  • Experience in cross-disciplinary research initiatives and collaboration
  • Well-developed understanding of the priorities, operation and strategies of relevant funding bodies
  • Strong network and ties with renowned international entities and organisations
  • Internationally acclaimed with presentations such as plenary and/or keynote addresses at flagship conferences and prestigious journal publications.

Key Benefits

CEE offers an internationally competitive salary that is commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The University will also provide subsidized on-campus housing, whereby residents have easy access to modern sports, F&B, childcare, and healthcare facilities in a campus frequently listed among the Top 15 Most Beautiful in the World.

Application Procedures

Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, detailed CV including publication list, research and teaching statements, citation report, and/or any other documents that demonstrate qualifications and credentials) through the NTU Workday career portal:

Application remains open until the position is filled.


Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is placed 11th globally, and 1st among the world's top young universities for six consecutive years (QS university rankings). It is also ranked No.2 among the world's elite young universities (aged 50 and under) that have excelled in producing high-quality research (Nature Index Young Universities).

We invite you to be part of this world-class university through the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Postdocotoral Fellowship programme. 

About Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellowship (LKY PDF)

The prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellowship (LKY PDF) was established in 1991 under the Lee Kuan Yew Endowment Fund. The Fellowship supports and promotes young and outstanding researchers to realise their full potential in the areas of Engineering, Science, Humanities, and Medicine.

The Fellowship will be awarded concurrently with the candidate's appointment as a research staff in NTU.

Please click here for the detailed list of research areas available in the respective Colleges/Schools/Research Centres.


• Excellent academic records and research potential.
• Recent PhD graduates, or with at most 1 postdoctoral training from a reputable university. 

Terms and Conditions: 
• The Fellowship will be tenable for a period of 3 years.  
• In addition to an attractive remuneration, the successful candidate will be awarded a research grant of S$180,000 for research consumables and research related expenditure. 

Application Procedure:

Please click here for more information.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

Application Closing Date: 28 February 2020

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