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Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor Positions in Materials Science and Engineering

National University of Singapore, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor Positions in Materials Science and Engineering


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the National University of Singapore

(NUS) is seeking outstanding candidates for multiple tenure-track or tenured positions at the rank of

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Candidates with expertise in any aspect of Materials Science

and Engineering will be considered. The Department will also support eligible outstanding junior

candidates in their application for the Presidential Young Professorship (PYP) and the National

Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship with substantial research grant funding support.


The Department is recognised worldwide as a premier MSE department centred in Asia and is in a

phase of rapid expansion. It offers a stimulating environment conducive to

professional growth, with moderate teaching loads and extensive international and industry

collaborations. Our thriving PhD programme attracts the most talented students from the region and

beyond. Materials Science and Engineering is recognised as a key research area at NUS, which

currently hosts 4 Centres of Excellence, 5 Corporate Laboratories, and 29 Research Centres and

Institutes providing cutting-edge facilities in materials synthesis, characterisation, device fabrication,

and prototyping. With the start-up friendly ecosystem in Singapore, MSE faculties also find exciting

possibilities for translational research and commercialisation via incubation schemes.


Successful candidates should demonstrate the potential to build a world-class research programme

and a commitment to education and mentorship of students. PhD in Materials Science and

Engineering or a related field must be completed by start day of employment.


To apply, please email to (a) An application letter; (b) A detailed curriculum

vitae; (c) A statement (maximum of 3 pages) of research interests; (d) names, affiliations, and

contact information of at least 3 referees; (e) NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants.

Any questions related to the positions can be directed to the same email address. Applications will

be evaluated as they are received, with priority given to those received by February 28th, 2022.


NUS is an equal opportunity employer that offers highly competitive salaries, assistance with

housing and globally attractive start-up packages. It is situated in Singapore, an English-speaking

cosmopolitan city that is a melting pot of many cultures. It offers safety, high-quality education and

healthcare at all levels.


To learn more about our department please and other opportunities, please visit:

• MSE@NUS Department site:

• MSE career homepage:

• NUS Presidential Young Professorship:


• National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship:

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