Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in NUS Chemistry

Singapore (SG)
in excess of 120,000 per year + benefits
May 19, 2021
Jul 18, 2021
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at National University of Singapore (NUS) is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track faculty positions in all chemistry disciplines, with preferences in the following areas:

  1. Biochemistry/Chemical Biology
  2. Energy/Environmental Chemistry
  3. Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry
  4. Polymer Chemistry

Successful candidates would be expected to  

  1. have a Ph.D. in chemistry or relevant disciplines and preferentially with postdoctoral experience
  2. possess a strong track record of publications
  3. establish an internationally recognized research program
  4. be competitive for external research funding
  5. have a strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, and
  6. supervise undergraduate, master and doctoral students

Successful candidates will receive


  1. A tenure-track position with an attractive salary package as an assistant professor at NUS Up to SGD 1millionin a start-up research grant + scholarships to hire Ph.D students A white space fund of SGD250,000 An opportunity to compete for the NRF Fellowship from Singapore National Research Foundation, which comes with a five-year research grant of up to SGD3 million

Singapore’s pro-research, pro-education and pro-talent environment will suit scientists seeking to live and work in a progressive and dynamic environment.

Interested candidates should email the following as soon as possible to Ms June Chan (junechan@nus.edu.sg):

  • CV with a complete list of publications
  • Three letters of reference including one from the applicant’s main supervisor (to be sent directly by the external referees to junechan@nus.edu.sg). The letters of reference should address the following questions with reference to the candidate:
  1. "How do you compare [the candidate] with other recent graduates of your programme, specifically, [list graduates with good placements]?"
  2. "To which departments in the National Research Council (NRC) list (http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/resdoc/) would you recommend the candidate for tenure-track position?"

A statement of research and a 3-page research plan with a proposed start-up research budget and utilization plan