Assistant Professor in Geotechnical Engineering

Nanyang Technological University

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Position in Geotechnical Engineering


Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is an internationally renowned tertiary education institution. It has a strong engineering college which  is ranked among the best globally. Committed to the mission of educating leaders and advancing knowledge for Singapore and beyond, we have built global programmes and established strong links with leading institutions around the world.


The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), which is under the College of Engineering, aspires to be a leading school for Sustainable Urban Systems. Currently, it has over 50 faculty members and more than 1,500 students, and is rapidly expanding its range of educational and research activities. Its faculty has led major university-wide strategic research thrusts in space creation, water research and sustainable built environment. Going forward, CEE is addressing critical problems in urban systems such as building structures and energy systems, sustainability of urban cities, and resiliency to natural and unnatural risks.


To fuel further development, we invite applications for Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) position in the areas of Geotechnical Engineering.

Applicants would need to have an earned PhD degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering with strong interdisciplinary expertise in areas such as soil mechanics, underground construction, soil improvement, instrumentation, monitoring, numerical analysis, data analytics, disaster mitigation and rehabilitation.   Candidates should also demonstrate strong and relevant teaching ability and have excellent communication skills. In addition, candidates with experience in the industry will have an advantage. Postdoctoral experience is highly desirable.

Application Procedures

Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, detailed CV including publication list, research and teaching statements, citation report, and/or any other documents that demonstrate your qualifications and credentials) through the NTU Workday career portal.

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Application remains open until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.