Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship

Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship

Nanyang Technological University


Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th globally in the QS World University Rankings, and 1st in QS’ league of the world’s best young universities for five consecutive years. NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and has a medical school with Imperial College London. A cosmopolitan university with more than 100 nationalities, NTU is home to 33,000 students. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 54 are certified Green Mark Platinum. NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s medical district

The Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship provides the opportunity for early career scientists, engineers and scholars from Singapore and around the world, to conduct independent investigations in any discipline at NTU, often regarded as one of the most research-intensive university in Asia. The postdoc appointment is intended to provide a pathway to an academic appointment as an assistant professor or another international postdoctoral assignment.


The Fellowship provides:
- A two-year tenure with a salary of SGD 80,000 per year.
- A research grant of up to SGD 100,000 per year.
- A housing grant of SGD 18,000 per year with eligibility for subsidized apartment accommodation (subject to availability)
- Relocation expenses of up to SGD 4,000
- Mentorship and support in an established research group.
- Opportunity to work with faculty in mentoring graduate students.
- Exposure to the most dynamic and diverse global growth regions.

- Graduated with a PhD degree and no more than 5 years of full time postdoctoral experience.
- Demonstrable intellectual excellence.
- Maturity and capacity to begin an independent research career.
- Desire and potential to develop as a future academic leader.
- Submit a thoughtful and realistic research proposal
- Be available to take up the position no later than 31 October 2019.

- The application is open from 1 February 2019 to 31 March 2019 (Singapore Time, UTC+8).
- Applications are to be submitted on-line at

- The following information is required for submission :
– Cover Letter
– Comprehensive CV (with full publication list)
– Official transcript or Degree Certificate in English (PhD’s degree)
– Research proposal (in no more than 2 pages)
– Contact information of two referees (one must be PhD Supervisor)
– Top 3 publications (in PDF)

Please apply via recruiter’s website.