Job opening: Faculty Position in Complexity Science (Nanyang Technological University - Singapore)

A Full Professor position in Complexity Science relating to Urban Adaptive Systems is now available at the Singapore's Nanyang Technological University. Application deadline: Dec 31st, 2014
Nanyang Technological University

Young and research-intensive, Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is an Asian university on a rapid global rise and is ranked 2nd among young elite universities. NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and medicine. Its new medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine is set up jointly with Imperial College London. A hub of innovation and research, NTU is No. 1 among top Asian universities in terms of normalised research citation impact (Thomson Reuters's InCites 2012). Home to over 4000 faculty and researchers, it is also ranked 9th in the world for faculty diversity.

The NTU Complexity Institute is the first of its kind in Asia which promotes cross-disciplinary research that can be translated into the principles that underlie complex adaptive systems. While pushing the frontiers of knowledge, the Institute also seeks to provide thought leadership in the policy arena. It has close ties with the Santa Fe Institute in US, Stockholm Resilience Centre and other leading research organisations. 

The job opening is for a Full Professor in Complexity Science, relating to Urban Adaptive Systems


  • Expertise in cities as complex adaptive systems
  • Able to chart new research directions with relevance to key policy issues such as mobility, health, population and environment in Singapore, Asia and beyond
  • Outstanding record of teaching & research, a strong international profile, and proven academic leadership abilities
  • Successful candidate will be appointed to a full professorship in one of theNTUColleges and a concurrent appointment as Research Leader in Complexity Institute


Your application package should comprise:

  • Cover letter
  • Personal particulars form
  • Teaching & research statements
  • Writing samples
  • Curriculum vitae including records of competitive grants and graduate supervision
  • Names & contact details of at least three referees

Send your application package:

  • via email: 
  • by post to:Chair, Search Committee, Complexity Institute, Nanyang Technological University Blk 2 Innovation Centre #02- 245, 18 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637723
Closing Date: 31 December 2014

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