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Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Urbanisation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is the fastest-rising university in the world's Top 50 and ranked 13th globally. NTU is also placed 1st amongst the world's best young universities. NTU, together with its predecessor, Nanyang University, has offered university education in Singapore since 1955. NTU boasts a strong engineering college that is ranked among the best globally. Committed to our mission of educating leaders and advancing knowledge for Singapore and beyond, we have built global programs and established strong links with leading institutions around the world. NTU's 200-hectare campus is among the most advanced in the academic world. The campus now houses 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, and 3,300 teaching and research staff.
 
NTU's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) aspires to be a leading school for Sustainable Urban Systems. Currently, it has over 60 faculty members and more than 1,500 students, and is rapidly expanding its range of educational and research activities. Its faculty has led major university-wide strategic research thrusts in space creation, water research and sustainable built environment. Going forward, CEE is addressing critical problems in urban systems such as building and energy systems, sustainability of urban cities, and resiliency to natural and unnatural risks.
 
To fuel further development, we invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the following area of Urbanisation.
 
Singapore is experiencing population growth and vibrant economic expansion. There is strong impetus on research & development into building urban infrastructure with key thrusts in "Optimising the Use of Land" and "Creating Highly Liveable Residential Towns". Undergraduate and graduate degree programmes are being offered in urban studies to build up capacity of professionals in urbanisation.
 
We seek candidates who have established strong research and teaching portfolios in the field of urbanisation, with concentration in one or more of the following areas: transportation engineering and science, planning of city infrastructure, transport planning for mega cities, master planning of urban infrastructure (underground space), management of urban infrastructure systems.
 
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in urban planning or a closely related field such as transportation engineering and urban systems engineering, and preferably a bachelor degree in civil/infrastructure engineering.
 
The successful candidate is expected to work independently and jointly with other faculty members to attract funding in the relevant areas of research, and demonstrate an ability to teach graduate and undergraduate level courses related to urbanisation.
 
Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
The commencing salary will depend on the candidate's qualifications, experience and the level of appointment offered. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Appointments.
 
Application Procedure
Suitably qualified candidates are invited to submit a completed application. Applications should include a cover letter, a full CV, complete list of publications, including Web of Science h-index and total number of citations, academic transcripts for recent PhD graduates, a detailed teaching and research plan and the Personal Particulars Form (PPF.doc). Guidelines for application submission can be obtained from the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment.
 
The post applied for should be clearly stated. Electronic submission of application is encouraged and can be forwarded to:
Chair, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
Blk N1, Level 1, Rm N1-01a-16
50 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639798
Email: ceehr@ntu.edu.sg
 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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