Dean, Faculty of Science

For discussion
Jul 22, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
Work Function
Job Type
Full time


The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the post of Dean, Faculty of Science.

The Faculty of Science has provided high quality science education for over 85 years. The Faculty’s success is grounded upon its excellent curriculum and driven by impactful research that has helped shape Singapore’s scientific landscape in education and research. This has contributed significantly to the University being recognised as one of the top universities in Asia and the world. The Faculty of Science is one of the largest faculties in NUS, comprising six internationally recognised academic departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Physics, and Statistics and Applied Probability. The Faculty also oversees the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum and six research centres. For further information regarding the Faculty of Science, please visit its website at

Candidate profile

As the Faculty forges ahead to achieve its vision of being among the world's best in Science education and research, NUS seeks an individual who will have the leadership experience required to innovate and lead in a premier academic setting; notable collaborative skills; the ability to recruit, retain and develop excellent and diverse faculty, students and staff; strong operational/financial skills to fulfill the goals of the Faculty; as well as an illustrious record of scholarly achievements and a distinguished reputation within the broader sciences community, appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor in one of the departments in the Faculty.


Applications, enquiries or nominations, with detailed curriculum vitae, should be sent by 30 September 2019, via email to:

Professor PHOON Kok Kwang

Vice-Provost (Academic Personnel)

Chair, Faculty of Science Dean Search Committee

National University of Singapore

C/o Ms. Jennifer TAY

Faculty of Science Dean Search Committee Secretariat


All nominations and applications will be kept in the strictest confidence.  We appreciate your kind understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.