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The College of Science (CoS) International Postdoctoral Fellowship (IPF), supported by Ministry of Education, provides opportunity for young outstanding Singaporeans with passion to pursue an academic career at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) by supporting their postdoctoral fellowship abroad at approved overseas universities.

During the period of the postdoctoral fellowship, the successful candidates will be employed as International Postdoctoral Scholar in the science schools of their choice. The appointment will take effect one month before they officially commence their IPF, for which they will be fully sponsored and granted paid study leave of up to two [2] years. Upon successful completion of their IPF, they will be appointed as tenure-track Assistant Professors in the science schools at NTU.

The successful candidates are expected to develop and contribute domain knowledge, research skills and expertise at the host university while fulfilling the requirements of the CoS IPF. They will also actively seek out collaborative research opportunities with NTU faculty and to participate in research projects, thereby deepening the strategic collaboration between NTU and the overseas university.

Fellowship Eligibility:
  • Applicants must possess (1) at least a Second Upper Class Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, or equivalent qualifications, and (2) a PhD degree within a relevant scientific field from a reputable university, including NTU.
  • Applicants must have a proven track record of excellence in research and must display the potential to accelerate excellence within the schools of the College of Science through alignment or complementarity with our existing strengths.
  • Applicants should aspire to develop successful academic career.
  • Applicants are Singapore Citizens.

Further information on the programme - including the application form, programme structure, mentorship, service agreement, application process - can be downloaded here.

The application deadline is on 31 December 2023. The Evaluation Committee will only start reviewing applications after the closing date.

Do submit all applications via NTU Workday by clicking the "Apply" button. All late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

If applicants have further queries, please feel free to contact Hui Yee (email:

Hiring Institution: NTU
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