Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Human Nutrition or FoodScience&Technology (research focus must be on human nutrition), from a reputable university. A first degree in Human Nutrition is preferred. Postdoctoral experience of at least 2 years and outstanding track record of scholarly publications in refereed journals are required. Previous experience in human clinical, nutritional or dietary studies is of particular interest. Relevant experience in sensory science is desirable, although not essential. Appointee will be expected to establish an independent research program that can compete strongly for external funding. In addition, the appointee is expected to guide research students, and teach undergraduate and postgraduate subjects. Selection will be based on applicant’s track record of relevant accomplishments and potential for outstanding future contributions.
Singapore is proud of being a multiracial and multicultural country. This offers the applicant an opportunity to build and develop a unique research program either on human nutrition across the life cycle, on prevention/ management of chronic diseases or on clinical nutrition. A S$19billion government plan to support Singapore's Research & Development efforts over the next five years has defined to “advance human health and wellness ”among the four domains to support. Synergistic collaboration among colleagues within the FST programme will allow the applicant’s research outcomes to quickly translate into solutions that can address national and international challenges such as aging and chronic diseases management.
NUS has consistently been ranked as a top university in the global ranking of universities by The Times of London since the ranking started in 2004. It was ranked 26th in 2015-2016 and number one in Asia. The University is a research-intensive university, providing an academically stimulating environment and goodstart-up support. The Food Science and Technology Programme offers courses leading to B.Sc., B.Sc.(Hons), Masters by research and PhD degrees. Currently, there are about 150 undergraduate students and 40 postgraduate research students. For further information regarding the FST programme,please visit: http://www.fst.nus.edu.sg.
NUS offers expatriate faculty members a very attractive remuneration package including subsidized partially-furnished accommodation and 28- day annual leave. Appointment and starting salary is commensurate with the relevant qualifications and experience.
Applications including the following documents: i) full Curriculum Vitae, ii) list of publications, iii) description of future research plans, iv) write up on teaching philosophy, and v) 3 recommendation letters (or names and addresses of 3 referees), should be sent to:
Professor Weibiao Zhou (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director, Food Science and Technology Programme
c/o Department of Chemistry,
National University of Singapore,
3 Science Drive 3,
Fax: +65 6775 7895
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.