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Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th globally. It is also the world’s top young university and ranks 6th globally for Engineering and Technology. With its research output ranked amongst the top twelve in the world, the College of Engineering (CoE) is a recognised leader in innovation and technology.

CoE is the largest college in NTU and comprises six internationally known engineering schools with more than 13,100 students, 560 faculty and 1,700 staff. At the College of Engineering, we encourage faculty to seek new knowledge, discover and create innovative solutions. By providing the necessary resources and environment, we help them embrace challenges and think outside the box to create game-changing and sustainable solutions for the benefit of industry and society.

We provide: 
  • An active and vibrant research environment
  • Excellent R&D infrastructure and opportunities for research funding
  • Well-equipped state-of-art laboratories
  • Attractive research start-up-grant and Ph.D. student Scholarships
  • A competitive remuneration package and attractive benefits

 

Current Openings

1. Chair, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) invites applications for the position of ​​Chair, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering.

About the Appointment

This is an exceptional opportunity for a visionary academic to lead the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) in the next phase of its development at the hub of the rapidly growing chemical, pharmaceutical, food, biotechnology and biomedical cluster at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 

It is a Professorial appointment with concurrent appointment as Chair of the School. The successful candidate reports to the Dean of Engineering and is expected to provide leadership and oversight for the academic, intellectual and administrative affairs of the School and its two major disciplines – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and BioEngineering. The Chair is a member of the Dean Advisory Committee and is expected to work closely with counterparts in the sister Schools within the College of Engineering, as well as those in the College of Science, to promote the ethos of multi- and trans-disciplinary innovation in research and education at NTU. Building on the foundation and progress already made, there is significant scope for the incoming Chair to shape the School’s further development through strategic decisions in recruitment of world-class talents and pursuit of funding opportunities.

The appointee must have a strong record of academic achievements, research, and teaching at a reputable university. The appointee should also have strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage faculty colleagues, and commit to faculty shared governance.

The emphasis on engineering education and research in Singapore over the past decades has generated a research landscape which is comparable with the leading academic centres in the world. SCBE is a part of this terrain.

About Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and its Interdisciplinary Graduate School. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, set up jointly with Imperial College London.

NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N).

Ranked 12th in the world, NTU has been placed the world’s top young university for the past five years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and it has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) building projects comprising more than 230 buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Singapore’s healthcare district.

About the School

SCBE is a young and vibrant community. Our Faculty and Staff are committed to providing a nurturing environment to inspire the next generation of leading Chemical Engineers and Bioengineers with the ability to appreciate the multidisciplinary nature of the engineering profession. SCBE has been the first and only school in Singapore to offer a Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering programme, and today it is the only school in Singapore that trains students in both Chemical and Biomedical Engineering fundamentals towards preparing the students for the nascent chemical, food, biotech, pharmaceutical and biomedical industries both in Singapore and globally. In 2018, SCBE was ranked 14th in the world for Chemical Engineering by the Academic Ranking of World Universities and 12th in the world by QS World University Rankings by Subjects Ranking (Chemical Engineering) in 2019. Our faculty has won numerous awards such as the Gold award in the iGEM and our Programme is listed as one of top 20 most desirable programmes by the Top 15 percentile student applicants.

Research at the School encompasses both Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering areas to explore creative solutions for the technological needs of our society. Current research areas include Low Carbon Technology and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Food Science and Technology, and Biomedical Engineering (including nanomedicine, medical devices, biosensors and tissue engineering), sustainable processes, and others. Between 2017-2018, the SCBE faculty has published in top journals such as Nature, Nature Energy, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Advanced Materials, JACS, and other journals.

To apply: 

  • Please logon to the following webpage for full details on faculty application guidelines.

     http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx

  • Please send your detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by a cover letter and completed Personal Particulars Form to the email address: faculty-searchcoe@ntu.edu.sg

Closing Date: 31 August 2018

All applications and materials submitted will be held in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

2. Associate Professor/Full Professor with expertise in Urban Planning, Transportation, or Underground         Space

The College of Engineering is looking for an Associate Professor/Full Professor with expertise in Urban Planning, Transportation, or Underground Space. 

For Full Professor applications, candidates should also have expertise in Structural health monitoring of aging infrastructure, Reliability of infrastructure or structural systems, Serviceability aspect of buildings or infrastructure against human induced vibrations, and Multiphase mechanics. The incumbent is expected to play a leadership role, collaborating with faculty from civil/structural engineering, geotechnical/engineering, urban transportation and urban design, to bring about new ideas and innovation.  

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in one of the following fields: structural engineering, construction technology, geotechnical engineering, highway engineering, urban transportation and planning, urban design or other related fields, and an outstanding scholarship record and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. They are expected to possess an international reputation as a leader in their fields and hold an established record of excellence in research such as but not limited to strong publications in top tier international journals, along with a demonstrated commitment to the core traditions of excellence and innovation. Those with relevant industrial working experiences including city planning will have an advantage. 

To apply:

  • Please logon to the following webpage for full details on faculty application guidelines. 
     http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx 

  • Please send your detailed CV and completed Personal Particulars Form to the email address: 
     coefacultysearchA5@ntu.edu.sg, stating the appointment rank (Associate Professor/Full Professor) you are  
     applying for.

Application remains open until the positions are filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

 

3. Associate Professor/Full Professor with expertise in Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Statistics,                Social Media, Security

The College of Engineering is looking for an Associate Professor/Full Professor with expertise in Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Statistics, Social Media, Security. The incumbent is expected to play a leadership role, collaborating with faculty from computer science/engineering, electrical/electronic engineering and civil/environmental engineering, to bring about new ideas and innovation.   

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in computer science/engineering or electrical/electronic engineering, with an outstanding scholarship record and strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching.  

To apply:

  • ​Please logon to the following webpage for full details on faculty application guidelines. 
     http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx 

  • ​Please send your detailed CV and completed Personal Particulars Form to the email address: coefacultysearchA4@ntu.edu.sg, stating the appointment rank (Associate Professor/Full Professor) you are applying for.

Application remains open until the positions are filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


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