Nanyang Assistant Professorship (NAP)

2022 Nanyang Assistant Professorship (NAP) Call


The World’s Best Young University is looking for the world’s most promising Professors. NTU invites outstanding young researchers and exceptional scholars to apply for appointment as Nanyang Assistant Professors.

Successful candidates will:

  • Receive a start-up research grant of up to S$ 1 million (US$ 753K; €619K; £532K)
  • Enjoy 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 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 clinical studies, epidemiology and translational research are welcome.

If you are an early-career researcher (postdoctoral fellow or equivalent), and are ready to lead your research group independently, click here to submit your application for the 2022 Nanyang Assistant Professorship.

  • Applications now open for submission* till Thursday, 30 September 2021, 11:59 P.M. (UTC / GMT +8:00)
    * Kindly note that only online applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
  • Applicants are responsible to remind their referees to submit the referees’ reports by 7 October 2021, 11.59 P.M (UTC/GMT +8.00) to complete their application.

Click here for application checklist and supplementary information.

Write to us at nanyangprofessorship@ntu.edu.sg for any queries.

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

This section will be further updated.