Head of Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Oct 2023

Job Description

Head of Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

National University of Singapore

The College of Design and Engineering at the National University of Singapore invites applications and nominations for the position of Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

The successful candidate is expected to possess the following attributes:

  • Vision and long-term commitment to bringing the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) to new heights of international excellence;
  • Strong track record of research and scholarship in MSE;
  • Leadership, stewardship, and management skills;
  • Team building, organizational, and coordination skills;
  • Experience in Department development and staff management;
  • Collaborative and transformational leadership that unites and inspires people and creates a culture of high performance and collegiality;
  • Institutional advancement and a track record of securing funding, especially from external agencies; and
  • Ability to respond to and take advantage of the changing education and industry landscapes. 

To apply, please send via email, attention to:

Email: mandy.li@nus.edu.sg

Email subject: Application | Head of Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Kindly furnish below documents during your application:

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (including research, teaching, leadership, professional and administrative experience);
  • Vision Statement;
  • Statement of Experience in Research and Teaching Leadership; 
  • Applications will be evaluated until the position is filled, with the highest priority given to those received by October 31st, 2023.

    All applications will be kept in the strictest confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


    An earned doctoral in Materials Science and Engineering or a closely related field, with the experience and credentials for appointment as a Full Professor in NUS.

    More Information

    Location: Kent Ridge Campus
    Organization: College of Design and Engineering
    Department : Materials Science and Engineering
    Employee Referral Eligible: No
    Job requisition ID : 22136

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