Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Nanyang Assistant Professor

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Singapore, Singapore

The Nanyang Assistant Professorship scheme provides the opportunity for outstanding young researchers and exceptional scholars from Singapore and around the world, who aspire in 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 appointment as a Nanyang Assistant Professor.


Successful candidates will:

  • Receive a start-up research grant of up to S$ 1 million (US$ 727K; €686K; £579K).
  • 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.
  • Be supported by excellent R&D infrastructure with well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories and opportunities for research funding.


  • 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.


Applications must be submitted in electronic format via NAP Online Application System before 30 September 2022, 11:59 P.M. (Singapore time, UTC / GMT +8:00).


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.


For more information on the 2023 Nanyang Assistant Professorship Call, please visit

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