Academic Positions

Faculty positions

The Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at Assistant Professorship, Associate Professorship and Professorship levels specializing in all areas related to physics. Department’s key focus areas are: Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems, Quantum Information and Computing, Biophysics-Biomedical Physics, Physics at the Nanoscale, Physics of Advanced Functional Materials.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. with relevant postdoctoral experience, and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and research. They should possess leadership qualities and are expected to build up the respective research strengths in the Department. Candidates with outstanding potential and promise will also be considered even if their fields of specialization do not fall within the above categories.

NUS is in the same league as the top "Research 1 Universities" in USA (Carnegie Classification) and successful candidates can expect competitive levels of salary and research support. The Department of Physics has over 50 full-time faculty members, assisted by about 45 research personnel, including postdoctoral fellows. Its graduate student community numbers over 100, of which more than half are Ph.D. candidates. With ample research funding and state-of-the-art facilities, research undertaken by the Department is at the cutting edge of science. Please visit our website at http://www.physics.nus.edu.sg/ for further details.

NUS offers internationally competitive remuneration, substantial start-up package, state-of-the-art facilities, generous research support and funding, relocation assistance and other benefits.

Outstanding individuals with postdoctoral experience and with strong commitment to research and teaching are encouraged to send their detailed curriculum vitae, a brief research plan, and full names and contacts of three referees to the department head or search committees:

Head, Department of Physics
National University of Singapore
2 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117542

For more information and queries, please contact:

Sng Wee Lee (Manager)

  • Email: physngwl@nus.edu.sg
  • Office: General Office, S12-M01
  • Tel:+65 6516 2619

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