Assistant Professor in Theoretical/Computational Chemistry & Biochemistry/Chemical Biology

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Singapore (SG)
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Mar 18, 2018
May 17, 2018
Job Type
Full time

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Theoretical/Computational Chemistry & Biochemistry/Chemical Biology

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally.  It is also placed 1st amongst the world's best young universities. NTU is also ranked 2nd amongst the best global universities for Chemistry on the U.S. News Education.

The Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, NTU is currently seeking applications from individuals who have or can establish a strong research program in the following areas:

  1. Theoretical/Computational Chemistry  
    The field of research is not restricted to, but may include theoretical/computational and modelling methods as applied to small molecules, biological molecules and their structure and dynamics, as well as materials chemistry, nanoscience, and ultrafast laser spectroscopy.
  2. Biochemistry/Chemical Biology
    ​With the emphasis on probing and exploiting chemical principles that engender biological complexity. The field of research is not restricted to, but may include bio-organic chemistry, bio-physical, bio-inorganic, bio-analytical and synthetic biology as well as biomedical sciences.

The application must contain a research plan that outlines research visions and topics. The proposed research must complement/strengthen other research activities at CBC. 

The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent, internationally recognized research programme, conduct undergraduate and graduate level teaching, and supervise graduate research students.  Joint appointment with the School of Biological Sciences or other relevant schools at NTU is possible subjected to the research expertise and vision of the candidate.

All candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent) degree and preferably post-doctoral research experiences. Selection will be based in part on a record of research publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals, the ability to obtain extramural funding and the ability to conduct effective teaching at the undergraduate level.  

Salary will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure 

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment at and send your application package consisting of the following and any enquiries to Search Committee Chair at

Documents to be submitted:

• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vitae (including names and e-mail addresses of three referees)
• Research statement
• Teaching statement   
• Records of teaching feedback (if available)
• Copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degrees
• Personal Particulars Form (as provided in the link above)

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applications and materials submitted will be held in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.