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Tenure-Track Position for Assistant Professor in Biotechnology
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted May 7, 2024
Title Tenure-Track Position for Assistant Professor in Biotechnology
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Application Deadline Jun. 30, 2024
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked among the world’s top universities.

The School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB) is a new interdisciplinary school formed by integrating the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) from College of Engineering and the Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry (CBC) from College of Science. CCEB faculty members conduct cutting-edge research in diverse areas of bioengineering, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, food science, and other fields.

We invite outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with a research area related to biotechnology. Applicants should have a well-defined research vision and an outstanding track record of publications in top journals. Successful candidates are expected to develop innovative, internationally visible, and extramurally funded research programs. We are also seeking candidates with outstanding capacity to teach related topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students. Some school and university services will be expected of the successful candidates.

CCEB seeks a diverse and inclusive workforce and are committed to equality of opportunity. Applicants, irrespective of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability, are encouraged to apply. Our recruitment process is entirely merit-based.


We are seeking individuals with expertise and a proven track record in fields related to biotechnology, including but not limited to areas related to cell therapy, gene therapy, RNA therapy, deep learning for biomedicine and healthcare, computational biology and bioinformatics, targeted drug delivery, synthetic biology, and vaccine technology.


The commencing salary will depend on the candidates' qualifications, experience, and the level of appointment offered.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications, including (1) A cover letter and detailed CV, (2) Statement of aspiration in research (up to 5 pages including figures but excluding references), (3) Statement of aspiration in teaching (up to 2 pages), (4) Three selected publications, (5) Two names and contact information of the referees, through the NTU career portal.

Please submit the full set of documents as outlined above and click here to apply.

All applications and enquiries should be addressed to: Prof Chen Peng, Biotechnology Search Committee Chair.

The closing date for applications is 30 June 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Ng Soke San
    School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
    Nanyang Technological University


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