Open Rank Faculty Positions in Data Science / Computational and Applied Statistics

​Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world's best young universities.

The Division of Mathematical Sciences at NTU invites applications for positions at the rank of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor in Data Science/Computational and Applied Statistics. The positions are part of a multi-year cluster hire aimed at building up an interdisciplinary research group employing methods from Computational Mathematics and Statistics to various disciplines such as Biomedicine, Finance, and Earth Sciences.

There is a rich mix of ongoing research projects at NTU in the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Asian School of the Environment, School of Biological Sciences, and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, which provides motivation and opportunities for the development of novel statistical and computational methods in a wide range of areas. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the collaboration between the above mentioned schools.

We are looking for candidates with experience in interdisciplinary research holding a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related fields. We are specifically interested in expertise in the following areas:

  • Statistical modelling and simulation
  • Computational Bayesian statistics 
  • High-dimensional data 
  • Data mining and machine learning 
  • Biostatistics

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment at: and send your application package and any enquiries to

Documents to be submitted:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (including names and e-mail addresses of five referees)
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Records of teaching feedback (if available)
  • Copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Personal Particulars Form (as provided in the link above)


Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applications and materials submitted will be held in strict confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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