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Tenure Track Assistant / Associate Professor in Biological Data Science/Big Data in Biology

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS), College of Science (CoS) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore seeks outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor with a research focus in the analysis of biological and biomedical data. We encourage applications of candidates advancing computational and data science methodologies for cutting-edge biological and biomedical research.


SBS is searching for individuals with a well-defined research vision and an outstanding track record of publications in top journals. The successful candidate will establish and maintain an independent extramurally funded research program. The successful candidate is expected to show a strong commitment to departmental undergraduate and graduate mentoring and teaching.

SBS covers several areas of research encompassing genetic, structural, biochemical, and cellular investigator-led projects offering many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations not only within the school but also with other departments in the university. SBS/NTU offers cutting edge infrastructures, such as state-of-the-art structural biology and biophysical facilities (Titan Krios Cryo-EM, Rigaku FRX X-ray generator, BLI, ITC), confocal microscopy, a complete set of proteomics facilities and a modern computer cluster. The successful candidate will have ample opportunities to access other state of the art facilities on campus and to establish fruitful collaborations with other Schools and Research Institutes on campus.

Research duties
  • Advance an extramurally funded research program in computational/systems biology, computational biology, or genomics that involves big data analysis. Broadly, this will include the development and applications of appropriate technologies, multi-omics analysis, and/or mathematical modeling applied to relevant biomedical/biological fields such as cancer, immunology or structure-based drug discovery, or any other biological discipline.
  • Lead data science initiatives with biologists from SBS and other scientists at NTU.
  • Teaching computational and data analysis methods in undergraduate and graduate courses at SBS and NTU

Qualifications: The candidate must hold a relevant PhD, e.g. in data science, computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science, physics or mathematics, along with substantial postdoctoral training in data science broadly defined.

School of Biological Sciences and College of Science seek a diverse and inclusive workforce and are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability.

The application package should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, publication list, a summary of the future research, teaching and service plans, and the names/emails of three individuals willing to provide letters of reference. The candidate will be offered an attractive compensation package and will be supported by a generous start-up funds and laboratory space.

Interested applicants can seek more information from Professor Julien Lescar (Search Chair,

All applications and materials submitted will be held in strict confidence.

Hiring Institution: NTU
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