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Nanyang Assistant Professorship (EXPIRED)

School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Job description

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities. NTU has a vibrant research eco-system with a high proportion of early career researchers. It has a healthy environment for interdisciplinary research collaboration and the research is well funded. For more information, visit www.ntu.edu.sg.

The Nanyang Assistant Professorship scheme provides the opportunity for outstanding young researchers and exceptional scholars from Singapore and around the world, who aspire to a research leadership role at NTU. The selection of the NAP awards follows a rigorous academic peer-review process led by the NTU Research Council (NTURC), chaired by Professor Bengt Norden (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden and former Chair of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry). The Nanyang Assistant Professors are outstanding young faculty at NTU. They will play an important role in lifting NTU’s research to higher levels.

NTU invites outstanding early-career researchers (postdoctoral fellow or equivalent) to apply for an appointment as a Nanyang Assistant Professor.


Successful candidates will:

  • Receive a start-up research grant of up to S$ 1 million (US$ 727K; €686K; £579K).

  • Enjoy attractive remuneration package and other benefits including assistance with accommodation.

  • Hold a tenure-track appointment and play lead roles in the university’s new wave of multi-disciplinary, integrative research.

  • Be supported by excellent R&D infrastructure with well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories and opportunities for research funding.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Early career researcher (post-doctoral fellow or equivalent) from a reputable university.

  • PhD or MD or equivalent degree in any discipline obtained within the past 10 years.

  • Strong track record for publication and relevant teaching experience.

  • Ready to lead his/her research group independently.

  • Clinician-Scientists interested in translational and/or clinical science bridging bench and bedside, clinical trials, epidemiology, digital health, health services research and/or interventional studies in any medical discipline are welcome.


Applications must be submitted in electronic format via NAP Online Application System before 30 September 2022, 11:59 P.M. (Singapore time, UTC / GMT +8:00). 


Click here  for the application guideline and required documents to be uploaded

Interested applicants are advised to have them ready before applying online. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


For more information on the 2023 Nanyang Assistant Professorship Call, please visit https://www.ntu.edu.sg/research/research-careers/nanyang-assistant-professorship-(nap)

Queries about the application can be directed to [email protected].

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://venus.wis.ntu.edu.sg/NAPOR/OnlineApplicati...
Hard deadline September 30, 2022, 11:59pm SGT
Web address for more information https://www.ntu.edu.sg/research/research-careers/n...
Time created August 15, 2022, 5:56pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 30, 2022, 11:59pm SGT
Expired on October 2, 2022, 12:46am SGT
Last updated December 1, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
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