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Career @ MSE


Associate Professors/ Assistant Professors


1. Vacancies In Faculty Appointments

The School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is the top-ranked materials science department in Asia and is ranked 6th in the world according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2016. It is one of the largest MSE academic institutions in the world, with over 1000 undergraduates, more than 300 PhD students, postdocs, senior research fellows and 49 full-time faculty members. The School has the highest PhDs per faculty in the University and regularly wins large competitive grants by championing disruptive and commercialisable materials science research that has produced several invested start-up companies. We invite outstanding candidates to apply for a faculty position in MSE in the areas of (1) Biomimetic Materials, (2) Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage, and Water Remediation and (3) Materials Discovery, Materials Design or Combinational Materials.

Applicants should have a relevant undergraduate degree and a doctoral degree in the areas mentioned above from universities of high standing. Preference will be given to candidates who have several years of relevant teaching, research, and professional experience. The successful candidate is expected to be a proficient educator in the school’s graduate and undergraduate programs, initiate applied research and collaborate extensively with local/overseas research institutions, and lead his/her own dynamic research team.

The commencing salary will depend on the candidate's qualifications, experience and the level of appointment offered. Please click here for more information on terms and conditions for faculty position.

2. Application Procedure

Applications must be made on prescribed forms. The post applied for should be clearly stated. Completed application forms may be submitted by normal mail, fax or email to:

Chairman, School Search Committee
School of Materials Science and Engineering
50 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639798
Fax: (65) 6790-0921