Nanyang Assistant Professorship (NAP)

Seeking The World’s Smartest Minds to Address Humanity’s Biggest Challenges

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities. NTU has a vibrant research eco-system with a high proportion of early career researchers. It has a healthy environment for interdisciplinary research collaboration and the research is well funded. 

The Nanyang Assistant Professorship scheme provides the opportunity for outstanding young researchers and exceptional scholars from Singapore and around the world, who aspire to a research leadership role at NTU. The selection of the NAP awards follows a rigorous academic peer-review process led by the NTU Research Council (NTURC). The Nanyang Assistant Professors are outstanding young faculty at NTU. They will play an important role in lifting NTU’s research to higher levels.

NTU invites outstanding early-career researchers (postdoctoral fellow or equivalent) to apply for an appointment as a Nanyang Assistant Professor.

Successful candidates will:

  • Receive a start-up research grant of up to S$ 1 million (US$ 750K; €679K; £600K)
  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration package and other benefits including assistance with accommodation. 
  • Hold a tenure-track appointment and play lead roles in the university’s new wave of multi-disciplinary, integrative research.
  • The University provides excellent R&D infrastructure with well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories and opportunities for research funding.

Desired skills and experience

  • Early career researcher (post-doctoral fellow or equivalent) from a reputable university.
  • PhD or MD or equivalent degree in any discipline obtained within the past 10 years.
  • Strong track record for publication and relevant teaching experience
  • Ready to lead his/her research group independently.
  • Clinician-Scientists interested in ​translational and/or clinical science ​bridging bench and bedside, ​clinical trials, epidemiology, ​digital health, health services ​research and/or interventional studies in any medical discipline are welcome.

NTU is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic university comprising faculty and staff who are committed to research, teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We invite individuals of diverse gender, ethnicity, and other under-represented groups, including those with disabilities, to apply.

Applications must be submitted in electronic format via NAP Online Application System before 01 August 2023, 11:59 P.M. (Singapore time, UTC / GMT +8:00). 

GUIDELINE AND CHECKLIST

Click here for the application guideline and required documents to be uploaded

Interested applicants are advised to have them ready before applying online. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Queries about the application can be directed to [email protected]​​​​​​​.

2017 NAP Awardees

Yu Han

Yu Han
SCSE, NTU

2018 NAP Awardees

Liu Weichen

Liu Wei Chen
SCSE, NTU

Zhang Hanwang

Zhang Hanwang
SCSE, NTU

Sarah

Sarah Langley
LKCM, NTU

2019 NAP Awardees

Wen bihan

Wen Bi Han
EEE, NTU

2020 NAP Awardees

Wang Yifan
MAE, NTU

Liu Ziwei
SCSE, NTU

Joyce Ong
ASE, NTU

Nelly Ng
SPMS, NTU

2021 NAP Awardees

Song Peng

EEE & MSE, NTU

Chae Sanghoon
EEE & MSE, NTU

Florence Mok
SOH, NTU

Yu Junhong

SSS, NTU

2022 NAP Awardees

Luo SiqiangLuo Siqiang
SCSE, NTU

Xiao TianshuXiao Tianshu
SBS, NTU

Peh Li QiPeh Li Qi
SOH, NTU

Su RuiSu Rui
SPMS, NTU

This section will be further updated.