Singapore Jobs Assistant Professor (division Of Industrial Design) – #jobsthatmatter Position at National University of Singapore

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Our company, National University of Singapore is currently opening occasion for those of you who are interested in becoming a part of our company specifically Singapore and its surrounding areas. For those of you who are interested to be a part of our company with the position of Assistant Professor (Division of Industrial Design) - #JobsThatMatter and able to work in the WFO (Work From Office) system with full time working hours.

We will openly welcome you if you meet these following criteria:

  • Qualification: Professional Certificate/NiTEC, Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma & Professional Degree
  • Experienced in Education/Training & Education
  • Honest, disciplined, and responsible
  • Uphold professionalism in the work environment

We offer you a fairly competitive base salary of SGD 2.000 - SGD 5.700 in average and can be adjusted according to the capabilities that you offer for our company and have been negotiated under HRD agreement.

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

The Division of Industrial Design seeks highly qualified candidates to support their newly formed Master’s programme in Integrated Design. The programme aims to nurture front-line design professionals and visionaries for established and emerging fields of design, such as Service Design, Strategic Design, Experience Design, Interaction Design and Transformative Design. The programme will attract students and professionals from various design-related disciplines, thus creating a multi-disciplinary learning and collaborative environment.

The Master’s programme in Integrated Design at NUS will be the first advanced degree programme of its kind in Singapore, a global hub of business, technology, and service. It is home to a wide range of multinational corporations such as Dyson, Google, Facebook, IBM, SAP, DBS, Visa, Singapore Airlines, Samsung, Philips, and Dell. The Master’s programme will strategically leverage this professional environment by engaging students in immersive, research-based activities through their examination of design problems in collaboration with an industry collaborator.

This faculty position serves to strengthen scholarship in areas related to (Industrial) Design. The division regards scholarship as a creative process of inquiry and exploration that adds to the knowledge or appreciation of disciplinary or interdisciplinary understanding, including pedagogical innovations in learning design.


  • New faculty members appointed as Assistant Professor are expected to contribute strongly to the research and teaching missions of the programme.
  • Teaching scenarios include a mix of studio and seminar-based learning environments.
  • Themes include industry collaborative and advanced topic studios.
  • These are complemented by seminars in Design Research Methods, Collaborative Research Tactics, Design Strategies & Leadership, and Emerging Topics in Design.
  • In addition to teaching, the appointed faculty members are also expected to make service contributions to the division and college, engage in student recruitment, build relationships with industry collaborators, and maintain an active agenda of research and scholarship.


  • Candidates are required to have a Masters degree and/or PHD in a design related discipline, with a strong track record in education, research, professional engagements, and be able to advance the trajectory at the program.

To Apply:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applications are to include:

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (including research, teaching, professional practice, and administrative experience)
  • Publication and/or Project list;
  • Design portfolio
  • Statement of Teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student achievements, feedback, or peer review reports (maximum 3 pages)
  • Statement of Research citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution and explaining their significance (maximum 3 pages)
  • Citation and/or impact analysis of research or design output, highlighting papers with highest citation counts, and/or creative works with high impact;
  • A list of referees (minimum 2) with contact details (who will be contacted only with your concurrence); and
  • NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants.

Office/Company Address

Country Singapore
Region Southeast Asia
City Singapore
Address 21 Lower Kent Ridge Rd, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119077
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Company Description

A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. It is driven by its mission to transform the way people think and do things through education, research and service. The NUS community is distinctively global with talented students and faculty from more than 100 countries. We invite dynamic and motivated individuals to be part of this vibrant hub which is dedicated to delivering quality education and undertaking research for the betterment of society.

Company Info

  • Industry: Education
  • Registration No.: 200604346E
  • Company Size: More than 5000 Employees
  • Average Processing Time: 22 days
  • Benefits & Others: Education support, Medical, Sports (e.g. Gym), Parking, Regular hours, Mondays - Fridays, Formal (e.g. Shirts + Ties), Flexi-benefits
  • Specific Location: Singapore
This vacancy is suitable for those of you who live in the following areas: Southeast Asia