Assistant Professor position in Urban Complexity or Complexity Science at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Closing Date: 31 December 2015
Nanyang Technological University

The Complexity Institute at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore invites applications for an assistant professorship in urban complexity. Today the human condition has become the urban condition, and our collective future is closely linked to the destiny of our cities. We seek a creative scholar who uses the complexity lens to explore key policy questions such as mobility, health, population and environment in Singapore, Asia and beyond. The successful candidate will be appointed to the NTU Complexity Institute, the first of its kind in Asia, which promotes cross-disciplinary research exploring the principles that underlie complex adaptive systems. Depending on their field of specialization and research interests, the candidate will also be appointed to an assistant professorship in one of the Colleges of the University. 


  • Doctoral degree in a relevant field 
  • Expertise in urban adaptive systems 
  • Potential to lead a research group 
  • Outstanding record of teaching and research for an initial professorial appointment 

General Terms and Conditions of Service 

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. 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 Process 

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( sitions.aspx). 

Interested candidates should submit the following: 

  • cover letter 
  • curriculum vitae including records of competitive grants, fellowships and publications 
  • names & contact details of three referees 

Please send your application package via email to: or post to: 

Chair, Search Committee Complexity Institute Nanyang Technological University Blk 2 Innovation Centre #02 -245 18 Nanyang Drive Singapore 637723 

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Date: 02/11/2015 | Tag: | News: 419 of 1573
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