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Presidential
Postdoctoral Fellowship​​

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What is the Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship?

Creating Pathways for Research Excellence

The Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship provides the opportunity for early career scientists, engineers and scholars from Singapore and
around the world to conduct independent investigations in any discipline at NTU, often regarded as the most research intensive university in Asia.
The postdoc appointment is intended to provide a pathway to an academic appointment as an assistant professor or another international postdoctoral assignment​​.

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The Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship is proud to be supported by endowments from The Wallenberg Foundation and Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan. 

What do I need to know?



Benefits

The Fellowship provides:
  • Two year tenure with a salary of SGD 80,000 per year.
  • A research grant of up to SGD 100,000 per year.
  • A housing grant of SGD18,000 per year with eligibility for subsidized apartment accommodation (subject to availability) on one of the World’s most beautiful campuses.
  • Relocation expenses of up to SGD4,000
  • Me​ntorship and support in an established research group.
  • Opportunity to work with faculty in mentoring graduate students.
  • Exposure to the most dynamic and diverse global growth regions.
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Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduated with a PhD degree and no more than 5 years of full time postdoctoral experience.
  • Demonstrable intellectual excellence.
  • Maturity and capacity to begin an independent research career.
  • Desire and potential to develop as a future academic leader.
  • Submit a thoughtful and realistic research proposal


 

 

Application

Applications for the 2018 intake has closed and we thank all candidates for their interest in the Fellowship. We shall provide further updates for the next intake in due course. 

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More about NTU Singapore

 

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore's (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally in the QS World University Rankings, and 1st in QS’ league of the world’s best young universities for four consecutive years. NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and has a medical school with Imperial College London. A cosmopolitan university with more than 100 nationalities, NTU is home to 33,000 students. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 54 are certified Green Mark Platinum. NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s medical district.

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