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Faculty member (Information Systems Technology and Design)

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Work type: Contract, full-time

Job Description

The Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) pillar invites applications to fill several tenure track faculty positions. Appointments will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Highly qualified applicants with a substantial track record of research accomplishments (usually at least 15 years after PhD), an active research program, and strong teaching experience may be considered for appointment as tenured full professor.

SUTD has adopted a cohort-based active learning pedagogy. Cohorts are small sized enabling highly interactive sessions where faculty and students engage to create an effective learning experience. SUTD is the proud host of several world-class centres of excellence in multi-disciplinary research, including the SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (IDC), iTrust Centre for cybersecurity research, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC), Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) Centre, and Temasek Labs.

Job Requirements

Faculty duties include teaching subjects at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, supervision of students, advising undergraduate student projects, and service to SUTD and the community. At the start of employment, candidates should hold a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field. Candidates for senior positions must demonstrate the ability to successfully create and manage an independent research program. Exceptional candidates in all areas will be considered, but priority will be given to those in the following areas.

  • Cyber Security: preferred focus on Cyber Physical Systems
  • Big data analytics
  • Game design and human-computer interactions
  • AI, including physiological signal processing
  • Augmented reality
  • Design and implementation of large-scale systems software in diverse CS contexts (e.g., cloud computing)

Successful candidates can expect internationally competitive remuneration (commensurate with qualifications), assistance for relocation to Singapore, and an attractive startup package for research. Singapore offers many opportunities for external research grants for individual or team-based projects. 

Candidates should submit your full application package, it should include:

  • Full resume with profile, publications, as well as conference papers (Including Statement of interest / Cover letter)
  • Research statement / plans
  • Teaching statement / plans
  • 3 Research papers
  • Contact information of 3 referees

Applications are being accepted online and review of applications is ongoing.

If you share SUTD’s vision for multi-disciplinary curricula and research with a focus on “Design” in the broadest sense, please contact us. For further information, visit or

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to apply for the Temasek Research Fellowship which offers –

  • A 3-year research grant of up to S$1 million commensurate with the scope of work, with an option to extend for another 3 years
  • Postdoctoral or tenure-track appointment (eligibility for tenure-track will be determined by the university)
  • Attractive and competitive remuneration

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