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Faculty Position, Health and Social Sciences


The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s first University of Applied Learning, offering industry-relevant degree programmes that prepare its graduates to be work- and future-ready professionals. Its mission is to maximise the potential of its learners and to innovate with industry, through an integrated applied learning and research approach, so as to contribute to the economy and society.

The university’s unique pedagogy integrates work and study, embracing authentic learning in a real-world environment through collaborations with key strategic partners. Its focus on applied research with impact on clinical outcomes is aimed at improving treatment outcomes and professional practice. Targeted to be ready in 2024, SIT’s centralised campus within the larger Punggol Digital District will feature a vibrant learning environment where academia and industry will be tightly integrated with the community.

SIT espouses an applied learning approach and offers degrees with a strong focus on science and technology. Our faculty work closely with industry on translational research and innovation, as well as provide consultancy on solutions to industry challenges. This well-established nexus with industry endows our graduates with deep skills and work-ready training experience – attuning them to the needs and demands of the future economy.

SIT is also establishing strategic live test beds known as ‘Living Labs’ both within and beyond its upcoming Punggol campus to support greater experiential learning and strengthen its applied research offerings. The university’s pool of Health and Social Sciences experts works with multi-disciplinary teams to drive strategic translational research that aims to transform community health. 

As a young university, we encourage innovation and seek the right candidates to join us in realising our vision. We offer competitive remuneration, generous employment benefits access to funding to undertake research of relevance to industry, and opportunities to inspire and nurture the next generation of skilled and work-ready graduates. We currently have positions available at all levels, from Lecturer to Full Professor, in the following areas: 

  • Diagnostic Radiography 
  • Dietetics 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Speech and Language Therapy 
  • Nursing

Successful candidates will join the Health and Social Sciences (HSS) Cluster (one of five academic clusters in SIT) as members of a team of accomplished experts who are passionate about higher education and deeply involved in industry transformation through applied research programmes.  

Faculty in the HSS Cluster undertake funded clinical-relevant research, teach courses in Diagnostic Radiography, Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Nursing as well as supervise graduate clinical 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 with industry.

We will prioritise collegial and team-spirited candidates with both (a) an earned PhD or equivalent from a reputable university with specialisation in any of the above-mentioned areas and relevant clinical experience, and (b) extensive professional experience with demonstrated strong clinical expertise in the above-mentioned areas. 

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applications must be submitted electronically via the "Apply Now" button below. Please contact the HSS Cluster Director, Associate Professor Tan Bhing Leet via  if you have any enquiries relating to these opportunities. 

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