SUTD Faculty Early Career Award (SUTD-FECA)

Job Req ID:  1385
Employee Category:  Faculty


The SUTD Faculty Early Career Award (SUTD-FECA) is a faculty talent development scheme that is awarded to outstanding Singaporeans to groom them for an academic career. This scheme aims to attract PhD qualified Singaporeans with a demonstrated interest in research, technology and design, to join SUTD as a SUTD Faculty Fellow. 

The awardee will undergo a 3-year programme to develop them into SUTD tenure-track faculty. The awardee will also benefit from a reduced teaching load and be able to utilise this benefit to further harness his/her research potential from the research start-up fund provided by the award.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore Citizen
  • Singapore Permanent Resident may apply, but would have obtained Singapore Citizenship by the time of receiving the award
  • has completed PhD and / or post-doctoral training in the last 5 years
  • has excellent teaching records in an institution of higher learning
  • has an emerging research portfolio


Application Process


You may click on “APPLY NOW” to submit your online application to SUTD. 


The application process will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete and we would advise that you have the following information ready to facilitate your application:


  • Original PhD and Master's degree (if any), transcript and certificate in soft copies
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report
  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score report
  • Relevant supporting documents such as pre-prints of publications or conference proceedings (if any)
  • Soft copy of your Identity Card or relevant pages in your Passport
  • Research Statement of Objectives in soft copy


Please submit your online application early to facilitate processing. Short-listed applicants may be interviewed face-to-face, via Zoom or over the telephone.


Application for SUTD-FECA will close in February 2024.