Career Opportunities

We are recruiting tenured track Assistant/ Associate Professors in research areas that pertain to Medicinal Chemistry; Chemical Biology; 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/Associate Professors. Candidates need not have degrees in 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 medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, chemistry, or relevant discipline and have an outstanding publication record, an exceptional potential for world-class research and a commitment to education. The candidate is also expected to establish a competitive research programme with external funding. Associate Professor applicants must have an established track record in impactful research with international visibility as well as able to attract extramural funding.

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,