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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in NUS Chemistry

National University of Singapore
Singapore (SG)
In excess of S$125,000 per annum
Closing date
Dec 27, 2022

Job Details

The Department of Chemistry at National University of Singapore invites applications for a few faculty positions at the
assistant professor level, with an expected start date of August 1, 2023 (earlier start is possible). We will consider creative
and energetic candidates who show promise or accomplishment in research and teaching in all areas of chemistry.
Candidates in the following fields are encouraged to apply:

Energy/Environmental Chemistry

Molecular Inorganic Chemistry & Catalysis

Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry

Biochemistry/Chemical Biology

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

Successful candidates will receive

1) a tenure track position with an attractive salary as an assistant professor at NUS

2) up to S$1millon in start-up research grant and scholarships to hire Ph.D. students

3) a white space fund of S$250K

4) an opportunity to compete for the NRF Fellowship from Singapore Research Foundation which comes with a five-year research grant of up to S$ 3million grant


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