Assistant Professorship Call

2018 Nanyang Assistant Professorship Call

NTU invites outstanding young researchers and exceptional scholars to apply for appointment as Nanyang Assistant Professors. Up to 10 appointments will be made.


Successful candidates will:

Receive start-up research grants of up to S$ 1 million (EUR 659K/ USD 727K/ JPY 80M) Enjoy attractive remuneration package and other benefits including assistance with accommodation Hold tenure-track appointments and play lead roles in the university’s new wave of multi-disciplinary, integrative research If you are an early career researcher (postdoctoral fellow or equivalent), and are ready to lead your research group independently, NTU invites you today to be amongst our elite Nanyang Assistant Professors.


About the University

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.

NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and medicine in its joint school with Imperial College London.

With an excellent network of top overseas universities and industry partners, NTU engages in academic and research activities with the likes of Imperial College London, Rolls-Royce, BMW, Lockheed Martin and more.

Helmed by Professor Bertil Andersson, winner of the 2010 Wilhelm Exner Medal, NTU is known for its cutting-edge research and technological innovation. NTU leads the top Asian universities in normalised research citation impact (Clarivate Analytics InCites 2015) and is ranked 37th in the Nature Index Global.

NTU’s share of external competitive research funding awards has increased significantly over the past few years hitting a high of S$576.3 million in FY 2016. It is a world leader in sustainability research, with more than S$1 billion in competitive funding in this area. It also hosts several multi-million dollar institutes and centres, including the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and the Earth Observatory of Singapore.

A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community comprises 33,000 students and about 5,000 faculty and researchers. The University’s main Yunnan Garden campus has been named one of the Top 15 Most Beautiful in the World. NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s medical district.

NTU attracts top-notch international faculty and researchers. We invite you to be part of this world-class university through the Nanyang Assistant Professorship scheme.