Assistant Professor

Date: 9 Feb 2024

Location: YONG LOO LIN SCH OF MEDICINE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Summary

Assistant Professor (Practice Track)
Job Summary:
We seek candidates, in his/her early stage of academic career, with the potential and drive to pursue an independent and
vibrant research program with a collaborative interdisciplinary approach in the area of synthetic biology. The candidate
will be expected to secure extramural funding and teach both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Job Description

The Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS invites applications from outstanding candidates for full-time faculty
appointments (Practice Track) in the field of synthetic biology.
NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI) was formally established in Jan 2015 as the focal
research program for synthetic biology at the National University of Singapore. SynCTI operates as a highly interdisciplinary
research core that amalgamates leading Principal Investigators from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the Faculty of
Science and the Faculty of Engineering. Through research collaborations with renowned international institutes and private
industries, SynCTI strives to create new knowledge and develop foundational technologies in synthetic biology and groom
future generations of highly skilled researchers endowed with basic science and translational research. For more
information, please visit

Contact list for further enquiries

Please forward the following documents to: Ms Aniza at
i) Cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position
ii) CV with full list of publications
iii) Research statement (no longer than 3 pages)
iv) List of 3 individuals (including former Ph.D main supervisor) who could serve as referees
(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified)

More Information

About NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Established in 1905, the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is the first institution of higher learning in Singapore and the
genesis of the National University of Singapore.
The School offers one of the finest undergraduate medical programmes in the Asia Pacific region and commands
international recognition and respect. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016 by subject and
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2017 list NUS Medicine as a leading medical school in
It admits 300 students to the MBBS degree programme annually and its principal missions are to educate and train the
next generation of healthcare professionals, and foster research that will help to advance the practice of medicine.
The 18 NUS Medicine departments in the basic sciences and clinical specialties work closely with the Centre for Medical
Education, the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, the Centre for Healthcare Simulation as well as the restructured public
hospitals to ensure that teaching and research are aligned and relevant to Singapore’s healthcare needs. The School is a
founding institutional member of the National University Health System.
For more information about NUS Medicine, please visit



The candidate should have :
• Ph.D degree and postdoctoral training in the appropriate field.
• Demonstrated significant creativity and early independence in research.
• At least 3 years of relevant practice experience in industry.