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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at NUS Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

National University of Singapore
Singapore (SG)
Internationally competitive remuneration, relocation assistance, attractive start-up grants, etc
Closing date
Nov 4, 2023

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An Invitation to the Prospective Tenure-Track Faculty Candidates

The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is excited to announce several tenure-track faculty positions. We primarily seek candidates at the assistant professor level, but exceptionally well-qualified individuals may also be considered for positions at the associate professor and professor levels. 

NUS is deeply committed to delivering quality education, conducting influential research, and promoting visionary enterprise for the betterment of our country and society. We take pride in being ranked 8th in the world and the top in Asia, according to the latest QS World University Rankings 2024. Additionally, Chemical Engineering has been ranked 6th in the world by QS Subject Ranking in 2023.

To shape the future of chemical engineering research and education, we are actively seeking exceptionally talented and passionate candidates to join us on the journey of discovering both classical and modern aspects of chemical and biomolecular engineering, covering all scales from the molecular to the macroscopic to the global. We have a particular interest in the following expert domains:

  • Catalysis Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Chemical Engineering Sciences
  • Chemical Product Design – Advanced Materials and Formulations
  • Decarbonization and Hydrogen Economy

Ideal candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree and possess postdoctoral experience in relevant fields. Demonstrating the ability to develop and maintain an internationally recognized and externally funded research program within their area of expertise will be considered a valuable advantage. Our faculty members are expected to engage in multi-disciplinary research, teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses, and innovate by developing new programs.

At NUS, we offer internationally competitive remuneration, relocation assistance, and various other benefits. Moreover, attractive start-up grants will be provided to facilitate the establishment of internationally competitive research programs.

Our search for exceptional candidates is ongoing, and we encourage all interested individuals to submit their applications by November 30, 2023, to receive full consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae that includes your Scopus Author ID, a full list of publications, statements of research and teaching interests and plans (maximum 3 pages each), and the names of six referees with their contact details to:

National University of Singapore

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Attention: Chair of Search Committee

We eagerly anticipate receiving your applications and embarking on this exciting journey together. Thank you for considering NUS as your potential academic home.

Please visit our website for more details.

We will be hosting a University Reception at the 2023 AIChE Annual Meeting, taking place at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL, on Monday, November 6, 2023, from 7:45 pm to 10:30 pm. We invite you to join us for a friendly chat.



The National University of Singapore aspires to be a vital community of academics, researchers, staff, students and alumni working together in a spirit of innovation and enterprise for a better world.

Our singular focus on talent will be the cornerstone of a truly great university that is dedicated to quality education, influential research and visionary enterprise, in service of country and society. 


Impact is central to everything we do at NUS. It inspires and informs our work, and shapes our goals and strategies.

Our inaugural impact report (, which provides an insight into our accomplishments from 2016 to 2020, seeks to measure and articulate the value we bring to nation and society. It also serves as a means to appraise our priorities and capabilities, ensuring that we remain aligned to our goals in our continuous quest for excellence.

As we face the challenges ahead, we aspire to create a better world for all; and strive to impact the future in three seminal ways – nurturing talent, creating solutions and advancing society.

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