Career Opportunities

We are recruiting tenured track Assistant Professors in any research areas that pertain to Chemical Biology; Pharmaceutical Processing; Drug Delivery; Biotherapeutic Development/ Bioprocessing; Regenerative Medicine; Personalised Medicines; and related areas!

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The National University of Singapore, NUS, is the premier university that ranks 1st in Asia and 11th in the world, based on 2020 QS University Ranking. With a total population of 41,000 students, NUS boasts of 17 Schools and offers various undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in 3 campuses located centrally in the island. The Department of Pharmacy, one of the pioneering Departments in NUS, was founded in 1905, and is embarking on a strategic renewal to boost research and innovation. In the 2020 QS University Subject Ranking, pharmacy and pharmacology in NUS ranks top in Asia and 11th in the World rankings.

The Department of Pharmacy at the National University of Singapore invites applicants for tenure track faculty positions as Assistant Professors. Candidates need not have degrees in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences but their research areas should be relevant to the study of Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences. Successful applicants will receive a competitive remuneration package as well as a generous start-up grant.

The candidate must hold a PhD degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline and have an outstanding publication record, an exceptional potential for world-class research and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. The candidate is also expected to establish a competitive research program with external funding and/or industry collaborative projects.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV, detailing experience and a full list of publications, to the Head of Department, Prof Christina Chai,

We are recruiting Lecturers, Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors (Non-Tenurable Educator Track) in Clinical Pharmacy or Pharmacy Practice!

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The Department of Pharmacy, the only Pharmacy education provider in Singapore, is proud of its many achievements and innovations since its foundation in 1905 and today is ranked the top pharmacy school in Asia and 11th in the World (QS Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2020). The Department has achieved this distinction by its unwavering commitment to innovation in research and education. The recent transformation of both our undergraduate and postgraduate professional programmes, the establishment of the Office of Residency Training and our leadership in delivering the National Collaborative Prescribing Programme is evidence of our passion for innovation. Our transformed four-year, entry-to-practice, Bachelor degree programme in Pharmacy will commence in August 2020.

We are seeking Faculty members to participate in the delivery of our exciting programmes including the facilitation of team-based learning, the development of integrated assessment, the design and running of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations and the undertaking of scholarship on the impact of these innovations. To that end, the Department of Pharmacy invites applicants for academic positions as Lecturers, Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors (under the Non-Tenurable Educator Track) in the following areas:

  • Clinical Pharmacy (Ambulatory Care, General Medicine, Cardiology, Respiratory, Psychiatry or Geriatrics) or
  • Pharmacy Practice (Community Pharmacy or Regulatory Affairs) and related areas.

Candidates must possess either the PhD or PharmD degree with relevant work experience. Candidates holding pharmacy degree that is eligible for licensure with the Singapore Pharmacy Council is advantageous as they are expected to set up a practice site.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV, detailing learning and teaching experiences, educational awards and other relevant information including publications and research/scholarship interests to the Head of Department, Prof Christina Chai,

For more information on the Department of Pharmacy, please refer to the website located at