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Professor (Tenured/Practice Track) / Associate Professor (Tenured) in Space Technologies
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Jul. 29, 2020
Title Professor (Tenured/Practice Track) / Associate Professor (Tenured) in Space Technologies
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Associate Professor
  • Engineering - Other
    Engineering - Other

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is placed 13th globally, and 1st among the world’s best young universities in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NTU EEE) at NTU Singapore is one of the largest EEE schools in the world and ranked 6th worldwide in the field of Electrical & Electronic Engineering in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subjects.

Established in 1981, the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NTU EEE) is one of the founding Schools of the Nanyang Technological University. Built on a culture of excellence, the School is renowned for its high academic standards and research backed by 150 faculty members and 300 researchers from all over the world. To date, NTU EEE has an enrolment of 4,000 students of which about 1,000 are graduate students. To support advanced research, the School hosts 13 research centres and facilities which are well-equipped with sophisticated and state-of-the-art equipment. Besides the 13 centres, there are more than 50 laboratories, supporting both the teaching and research activities in the School. In particular, the Satellite Research Centre (SaRC) has been very active in space research, development and launch of satellite payloads, micro-, nano- and pico­satellites, with very generous funding from external sources.

Join the SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING OF THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY as a faculty member and embark on a challenging and exciting career in research innovations and discoveries and teaching excellence, so as to prepare engineering leaders of the future.
The ideal candidate is expected to have extensive experience and be a renowned leader in Space Technology which includes but not limited to satellite platform and formation; space mission planning and design; space-borne instruments and systems (for optical, infrared and SAR remote sensing, navigation and control, communications, etc.). Upon the appointment, the job holder is expected to play a leading role in the Satellite Research Centre (SaRC) of the School so as to grow new capabilities, nurture innovative ideas and develop strategies to secure external resources for space technology projects on a sustainable basis. The job holder is expected to demonstrate academic and research leadership and contribute to the nurturing of young researchers in Space Technology and the broader area of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Successful candidates must have

  • A relevant PhD from a reputable university
  • Extensive research and teaching experience in space technology (for tenured appointment) or extensive industry research experience at a senior level (for practice track appointment)
  • Successful track record of academic/research leadership and team building
  • Experienced in cross-disciplinary research initiatives and collaboration
  • Well-developed understanding of the priorities, operation and strategy of relevant funding bodies
  • History of successful training and development of early career researchers and/or PhD students
  • Strong network with renowned international entities and organisations
  • Internationally acclaimed with conference papers and journal publications

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service:
Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Please ensure that your CV, among other information, also includes the following:
1. Detailed teaching plan and research plan
2. Number of and monetary amount of research grants held at present and in the past
3. Number of Masters and/or PhD students currently supervising/co-supervising
4. Number of Masters and/or PhD students graduated
5. Referees – provide the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and fax numbers of 5 referees.

Application Deadline: Until the position is filled

Applications will only be accepted through submission in NTU career portal. For enquiries, please write to

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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