Career Opportunities

We are recruiting tenured track Assistant Professors in any research areas that pertain to Chemical Biology; Biology of Disease and Drug Targets; Drug Delivery; Pharmacogenomics; Pharmacology; 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 2019 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 2019 QS University Subject Ranking, pharmacy and pharmacology in NUS ranks top in Asia and 13th 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 which would include chemical biology, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, drug delivery, pharmacology, 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.

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

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV, detailing experience and a full list of publications, to the Head of Department, Prof Christina Chai, A recruitment team will be in Zurich (25th – 26th November) and London (27th – 29th November), and would be happy to meet interested candidates.