Associate Professor / Full Professor in Medical Biofilms & Public Health

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Associate Professor / Full Professor in Medical Biofilms & Public Health

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS), College of Science, together with the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), invite applicants with an international reputation in both education and research in Medical Biofilms and Public Health, to apply for the position, which will be based full-time in Singapore. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership in an internationally leading academic and research organization.

The successful applicant will hold a faculty position at SBS and serve as a Principal Investigator at SCELSE. The successful candidate should possess a relevant Ph.D. degree in Microbiology-Immunology (or equivalent) from a reputable university, be a creative and internationally prominent scientist with an interest in microbial biofilms and microbiomes of relevance to human health and disease, demonstrate ability to obtain and manage large research grants and have a strong track record and commitment in teaching and research related to medical biofilms and public health. Expertise in fields such as host-microbiome biology, molecular microbiology, and/or microbial chemical biology will be relevant for the position.  

Responsibilities

The successful applicant is expected to:

  • Establish a globally recognised research programme in Medical Biofilms and Public Health, specifically exploring mechanisms of biofilm biology for microbial population as well as communities and develop methods for biofilm control in line with the research strategy of SBS and SCELSE.
  • Enhance SCELSE’s visibility as an international leader in research and education on bacterial biofilms and their impact on public health.
  • Actively collaborate with faculty and researchers with existing strengths in the research domains of SBS, SCELSE and NTU.
  • Obtain extramural research funding.
  • Contribute to, support and develop teaching and educational activity at undergraduate level and teach undergraduate and graduate classes at SBS.
  • Supervise and/or mentor research staff and students.

SBS, SCELSE and the College of Science seek a diverse and inclusive workforce and are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability.

NTU, SBS and SCELSE

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked amongst the world’s top universities. A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community is also home to world-class autonomous institutes.

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS) at Nanyang Technological University was established in 2002 with the mission to make a strong contribution to biological and biomedical sciences. Since then, many talented individuals from around the world and Singapore have joined SBS as scientific leaders, and researchers. Research areas at SBS include but are not limited to infectious diseases, immunology, biomedical structural biology, plant biology and genome function.

The Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) is a unique interdisciplinary Research Centre of Excellence (RCE), funded by National Research Foundation, Ministry of Education, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS). Hosted by NTU in partnership with NUS, SCELSE is linking new insights from the life sciences with expertise from emerging technologies in engineering and natural sciences to understand, harness and control microbial biofilm communities and microbiomes.

Application

Please click the apply button and submit the following documents to us:

  • Cover letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae including but not limited to, a full publication list, summary of current research interest and future plans, records of competitive grants, academic supervision and mentorship
  • Teaching statement
  • Teaching evaluation, if any
  • Citation reports (WoS and/or Scopus)
  • Names and contact details of at least four referees for appointments up to the rank of Professor, and
  • Any other documents beyond those listed here or requested that demonstrate your qualifications and credentials

All applications and materials submitted will be held in strict confidence.

Interested applicants may seek more information from the Director of SCELSE, Professor Staffan Kjelleberg / Professor Alain Filloux, at SCELSE-HR@ntu.edu.sg .

Hiring Institution: NTU

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .



Associate Professor / Full Professor in Medical Biofilms & Public Health

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS), College of Science, together with the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), invite applicants with an international reputation in both education and research in Medical Biofilms and Public Health, to apply for the position, which will be based full-time in Singapore. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership in an internationally leading academic and research organization.

The successful applicant will hold a faculty position at SBS and serve as a Principal Investigator at SCELSE. The successful candidate should possess a relevant Ph.D. degree in Microbiology-Immunology (or equivalent) from a reputable university, be a creative and internationally prominent scientist with an interest in microbial biofilms and microbiomes of relevance to human health and disease, demonstrate ability to obtain and manage large research grants and have a strong track record and commitment in teaching and research related to medical biofilms and public health. Expertise in fields such as host-microbiome biology, molecular microbiology, and/or microbial chemical biology will be relevant for the position.  

Responsibilities

The successful applicant is expected to:

  • Establish a globally recognised research programme in Medical Biofilms and Public Health, specifically exploring mechanisms of biofilm biology for microbial population as well as communities and develop methods for biofilm control in line with the research strategy of SBS and SCELSE.
  • Enhance SCELSE’s visibility as an international leader in research and education on bacterial biofilms and their impact on public health.
  • Actively collaborate with faculty and researchers with existing strengths in the research domains of SBS, SCELSE and NTU.
  • Obtain extramural research funding.
  • Contribute to, support and develop teaching and educational activity at undergraduate level and teach undergraduate and graduate classes at SBS.
  • Supervise and/or mentor research staff and students.

SBS, SCELSE and the College of Science seek a diverse and inclusive workforce and are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability.

NTU, SBS and SCELSE

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked amongst the world’s top universities. A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community is also home to world-class autonomous institutes.

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS) at Nanyang Technological University was established in 2002 with the mission to make a strong contribution to biological and biomedical sciences. Since then, many talented individuals from around the world and Singapore have joined SBS as scientific leaders, and researchers. Research areas at SBS include but are not limited to infectious diseases, immunology, biomedical structural biology, plant biology and genome function.

The Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) is a unique interdisciplinary Research Centre of Excellence (RCE), funded by National Research Foundation, Ministry of Education, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS). Hosted by NTU in partnership with NUS, SCELSE is linking new insights from the life sciences with expertise from emerging technologies in engineering and natural sciences to understand, harness and control microbial biofilm communities and microbiomes.

Application

Please click the apply button and submit the following documents to us:

  • Cover letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae including but not limited to, a full publication list, summary of current research interest and future plans, records of competitive grants, academic supervision and mentorship
  • Teaching statement
  • Teaching evaluation, if any
  • Citation reports (WoS and/or Scopus)
  • Names and contact details of at least four referees for appointments up to the rank of Professor, and
  • Any other documents beyond those listed here or requested that demonstrate your qualifications and credentials

All applications and materials submitted will be held in strict confidence.

Interested applicants may seek more information from the Director of SCELSE, Professor Staffan Kjelleberg / Professor Alain Filloux, at SCELSE-HR@ntu.edu.sg .

Hiring Institution: NTU

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .


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