The Department of Food Science and Technology at the National University of Singapore is recruiting up to 11 tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. We welcome applications of candidates from all emerging and interdisciplinary areas of food and urban agriculture domain. Especially, we welcome applications from candidates with research programmes related to the production-to-consumption food system, food and nutrition security as well as the advances of scientific innovations and novel technologies to address current and future global food challenges.
Applicants should possess a PhD degree in a related field from an internationally reputable university. Postdoctoral experience of at least 2 years is required and industrial experience is highly valued. Appointee will be expected to establish an independent research programme that can compete strongly for external funding. In addition, the appointee is expected to guide research students, and teach undergraduate and postgraduate subjects. Selection will be based on applicant’s track record of relevant accomplishments and potential for outstanding future contributions.
Remuneration will be internationally competitive and includes eligibility for annual performance bonus and salary increment, subsidized housing, medical benefits, and substantial research support.
Candidates should submit i) full Curriculum Vitae, ii) list of publications, iii) description of future research plans, iv) write up on teaching philosophy, and v) 3 recommendation letters (or names and addresses of 3 referees. Applications should be submitted to the Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
NUS has consistently been ranked as a top university in the global ranking of universities by the London-based Times Higher Education (THE) since the ranking started in 2004. It was ranked the world’s 25th in 2020 and among Asia’s top 3 universities. NUS is a research-intensive university, providing an academically stimulating environment and highly competitive start-up support. The Department of Food Science and Technology offers courses leading to B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. by coursework, M.Sc. by research and Ph.D. degrees. Currently, there are about 220 undergraduate students and 180 postgraduate students. For further information regarding the Department of Food Science and Technology, please visit: http://www.fst.nus.edu.sg.