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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore : Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019


The call for Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019 is now OPEN for application! The closing date for submission is 31 March 2019.


The Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship (PPF) provides the opportunity for early career scientists, engineers and scholars from Singapore and around the world, to conduct independent investigations in any discipline at NTU, often regarded as one of the most research-intensive university in Asia. The postdoc appointment is intended to provide a pathway to an academic appointment as an assistant professor or another international postdoctoral assignment.

The 1st PPF call was announced by NTU President Suresh Subra at his inauguration ceremony in February 2018. The inaugural call received an overwhelming response - attracting more than 500 applications worldwide in 6 weeks. Fifteen (15) outstanding early career researchers received the fellowship and have started their new research journey at NTU since October 2018.


The Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship provides:
        A two-year tenure with a salary of SGD 80,000 per year.
-          A research grant of up to SGD 100,000 per year.
-          A housing grant of SGD 18,000 per year with eligibility for subsidized apartment accommodation (subject to availability)
-          Relocation expenses of up to SGD 4,000
-          Mentorship and support in an established research group.
-          Opportunity to work with faculty in mentoring graduate students.
-          Exposure to the most dynamic and diverse global growth regions.

-          Graduated with a PhD degree and no more than 5 years of full time postdoctoral experience.
-          Demonstrable intellectual excellence.
-          Maturity and capacity to begin an independent research career.
-          Desire and potential to develop as a future academic leader.
-          Submit a thoughtful and realistic research proposal
-          Be available to take up the position no later than 31 October 2019. 

The application is open from 1 February 2019 to 31 March 2019 (Singapore Time, UTC+8).
Only applications in electronic format are accepted. Please follow the link below to submit the online application.

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The following Supporting Documents have to be attached to the online application form:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Comprehensive CV (with full publication list)
  3. Official transcript or Degree Certificate in English (PhD’s degree)
  4. Research proposal (in no more than 2 pages, template for download
  5. Contact information of two referees (one must be PhD Supervisor)
  6. Top 3 publications (in PDF) and any other supporting documents (scanned copy)

Interested applicants are advised to have them ready before applying on-line. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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