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Tenure-Track Position for Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Singapore (SG)
commencing salary will depend on qualifications, experience, and the level of appointment offered
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Tenure-Track Position for Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology

Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities.

The new interdisciplinary school, School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB), formed by integrating the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) from College of Engineering and the Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry (CBC) from College of Science, is seeking a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to equality of opportunity and invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

We welcome applicants with expertise in the areas of current interests related, but not limited to experimental chemical biology. Applicants, irrespective of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability, are encouraged to apply. Our recruitment process is entirely merit-based. We seek individuals with strong research background and a proven track record in the fields related to chemical biology, bio-organic synthesis, bio-inorganic chemistry, natural products chemistry, medicinal chemistry, proteomics bio-analysis or related expertise in the design of novel drugs, chemical probes, or orthogonal labeling methods for cutting-edge biological investigations.

Successful candidates are expected to actively contribute to the specific focus area of school, capable of developing innovative, internationally visible and extramurally funded research programs. We are also seeking candidates with outstanding capacity to teach the related topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students. Some school and university services will be expected to the successful candidates too.


The commencing salary will depend on the candidates' qualifications, experience, and the level of appointment offered.

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications comprising of the following:

(1) A cover letter and detailed CV

(2) Statement of aspiration in research (up to 5 pages including figures (excluding references)

(3) Statement of aspiration in teaching (up to 2 pages)

(4) Three selected publications

(5) Three names and contact info of the referees, through the NTU career portal.

Please submit the full set of documents as outlined above.

All applications and enquiries should be addressed to:

Prof Xing Bengang, Chemical Biology Search Committee Chair

Please click here to apply.


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