The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications with excellent academic track records for an Assistant Professor position in Structural Engineering to start the appointment from August 2017.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in structural engineering with focus in structural concrete or steel-concrete composites and expected to spearhead research related to themes such as sustainability, efficient (including volumetric) construction, retrofit, precast and smart technology. The successful candidate must have ability to conduct independent, impactful research and attract sizeable grants, a strong interest in educating students, and be proactive in contributing to the mission of NUS. As the construction industry in Singapore adopts the European codes (EC) in design, the candidate is expected to incorporate EC codes of practice in his undergraduate and graduate teaching. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or completion of the FE examination with plans to pursue PE registration, and professional experience are desirable. Candidates having expertise with teaching in an online or flipped classroom environment and/or good industry experience will have an added advantage.
The CEE Department at NUS is consistently ranked amongst the best academic institutions internationally and strives to provide high quality CEE education and conduct impactful research to contribute towards both the fundamental and translational aspects of civil engineering. It has about 50 tenure-track faculty and more than 100 research staff. NUS is a comprehensive university and its Faculty of Engineering has 8 major engineering departments. It provides a conducive environment for hosting multi-disciplinary research and educational programmes. Besides offering the B.Eng. (Civil) and B.Eng. (Environmental) degree programmes, the CEE Department also hosts 6 M.Sc. coursework and the M.Eng. and Ph.D. research degree programmes. The current enrolment in CEE programmes stand at about 800 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. There are a number of research centres within the Faculty of Engineering which structural engineering staff are members of. They are Centre for Advanced Materials and Structures, Centre for Protective Technology, Centre for Hazards Research, Centre for Offshore Research and Engineering, NUS-Keppel Corporation Laboratory, and NUS-Sembcorp Laboratory.
Interested candidates should send their application, including a letter of interest, full CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, and contact information for three references to, quoting the subject as ‘Position For Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering’:
Head of Department
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
National University of Singapore
Block E1A, #07-03 1 Engineering Drive 2 Singapore 117576
Further information on the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering is available at: http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/cee/. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.