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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Food Science & Human Nutrition)

National University of Singapore
Job Location:
Singapore, 117543
Food Science

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, human nutrition and urban agriculture domains. We especially welcome candidates with research experience on 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, subsidised housing, medical benefits, and substantial research support.

Applications including the following documents:

  • full Curriculum Vitae,
  • List of publication that categories the SCI-indexed journals and non-SCI journals as well as the journals as first author and corresponding author separately,
  • description of future research plans,
  • write up on teaching philosophy, and
  • 3 recommendation letters (or names and addresses of 3 referees),

Should be sent to: the Chair of the Search Committee at . Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For more information on the available positions, please visit:

About NUS and the Department of Food Science & Technology

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 21st in 2022 and among Asia's top 3 universities. NUS is a research-intensive university, providing an academically stimulating environment and highly competitive start-up support.

In January 2020, the National University of Singapore announced the inception of the Department of Food Science & Technology in the Faculty of Science. Elevated from the earlier Food Science & Technology Programme that was established in 1999 in the same faculty, this new department is poised to continue its success over the past 20 years. The new department is Singapore's first Department of Food Science & Technology in the university sector. With this new department, there shall be a significant expansion in both education and research to help Singapore achieve food resilience and security as well as advance Singapore's food industry.

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 230 undergraduate students and 200 postgraduate students. For further information regarding the Department of Food Science and Technology, please visit:

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