Assistant Professor of  Infectious Diseases

Singapore (SG)
29 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of  Infectious Diseases

The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) is a partnership between two of the world’s premier institutions of higher education, Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The medical school, established at NTU in Singapore, offers a five-year MBBS degree jointly awarded by both institutions. The School welcomed its first cohort of medical students in August 2013 and there are ambitious plans for growth.  

The School’s research strategy is based on four key disease themes – Metabolic Disorders, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience & Mental Health, and Dermatology & Skin Biology – with cross-cutting themes in Chromosome & Genome Biology, Developmental Biology& Regenerative Medicine, Vascular Biology and Health Services Outcomes Research, providing potential for synergistic interdisciplinary research with top-class research and healthcare institutes.

The School now invites applicants with an international reputation in both research and education in Infectious Diseases to apply for the position, which will be based full-time in Singapore. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of research in an innovative new medical school in a globally vibrant environment. Reporting to the Vice Dean, Research/ Assistant Dean, Research and Dean, the appointee is expected to undertake high quality research in infectious diseases in line with the research strategy of the School, and obtain research funding and supervise research staff and students. The appointee is also expected to undertake teaching and educational responsibilities in the training of medical students and postgraduate research students.  Teaching methods will include extensive use of team-based learning and e-learning.

Person Specification:

  • MBBS/MD and PhD degree(s)
  • Significant experience and outstanding record of translational clinical research and teaching with a high level of scientific achievement, productivity and impact in the field of infectious diseases
  • Proven track record in internationally competitive research evidenced by high impact peer-reviewed publications
  • Ability to work in and develop teams and to create networks at both a national and international level
  • Fully conversant with patient-centred approach to modern medicine and the use of new technologies in both education and patient care
  • Understanding of the academic and administrative needs of internationally recognised universities

Interested applicants are invited to apply to Professor Michael A. Ferenczi, Vice-Dean, Faculty Affairs, for the above position (email: with a detailed resume. Further information can also be obtained from the Vice-Dean, Faculty Affairs.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: 28 February 2018 

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