Nanyang Assistant Professorships

Singapore’s science and technology university, the Nanyang Technological University, invites outstanding young researchers and exceptional scholars in their fields of science, engineering, social sciences, arts and humanities or business, to apply for appointments as Nanyang Assistant Professors. Up to 10 appointments will be made.

Successful candidates will receive start-up research grants of up to S$1 million and an attractive remuneration package with a competitive salary year and other benefits including assistance with accommodation. They will hold tenure track appointments and play lead roles in the university’s new wave of multi-disciplinary, integrative research. They are expected to be within 10 years of gaining their Ph.D and ready for independent leadership of their own research groups. Outstanding applicants in science and engineering are also encouraged to apply for the prestigious Singapore National Research Foundation Fellowships in Science and Technology (see http://www.nrf., Closing Date 15 September 2008) indicating that the Fellowship will be held at the Nanyang Technological University.

Singapore has in place an exciting, dynamic and well-funded research environment to nurture and attract top R&D talent and the Government has set aside S$13.5 billion over 5 years to develop international R&D. In tandem, Nanyang Technological University is also making unprecedented research investments, emphasizing cutting-edge research and revolutionary technological innovations across multiple disciplines. It has already attracted World-leading researchers to its ranks.

This is an unique opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing research universities and participate in the rapid rise of Asia, in an English-speaking environment at the interface between East and West.

To apply, please download the application form here or send an email to nanyangprof- appform@ntu. and submit to:

The Provost (NAP Application)
Nanyang Technological University
Administration Building, Level 5
50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798
Fax (65) 6791-9340
or email NanyangProfessorshi sg
Closing Date: 30 September 2008

Kindly include the following in your application package:

  • A duly completed Application Form
  • A copy of your CV
  • A full/detailed Research Proposal containing a short Executive Summary (not more than 300 words) on the research project
  • A certified true copy of your Identification Card / Passport
  • Certified true copies of University Transcript(s) , one in English translation and the other in original language
  • Certified true copies of Degree Scroll(s)
  • Two referees’ Recommendation Letters