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Associate Professor, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre
National University of Singapore in Singapore, Singapore
Date Posted 06/06/2022
Faculty-Engineering-Mechanical Engineering
Faculty-Engineering-Electrical Engineering
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Associate Professor, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre

Location : Singapore

Posted : 06 Jun 2022

End of advertisement period : 06 Jul 2022

Ref : 7394244

Academic Discipline : Engineering & Technology, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical &

Aerospace Engineering

Job Type : Academic Posts, Principal / Senior Lecturers / Associate Professors

Contract Type : Permanent

Hours : Full Time

Job Description

The Engineering Design and Innovation Centre (EDIC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is seeking multiple educator-track or practice-track faculty members to lead and supervise multi-disciplinary projects and to teach courses at the undergraduate and Master’s level. EDIC offers exciting project-based learning programmes (the undergraduate Innovation and Design Programme and the Master of Science in Engineering Design and Innovation) that aim to train engineering graduates of the future. It aspires to be the thought leader in design and innovation and wishes to attract top passionate educators who are excited by this opportunity.

Candidates with at least one of the following expertise are eligible to apply:

  • Experience in entrepreneurship and innovation,
  • Strong skills in robotics / electrical / electronic firmware / mechanical design and development,
  • Experience in UI / UX / HCI / AR / VR,
  • Experience with data analytics and data driven design,
  • Experience in developing mechanical systems related to vehicular technology (e.g. autonomous vehicles, energy efficient vehicles, etc.), and
  • Experience in teaching design thinking or industrial design will be an added advantage.

Aside from experience in any of the above areas, he/she should have a strong passion in engaging and nurturing students, and be ready to take ownership of the projects. A demonstrated track record in leading bold and creative projects would be a definite advantage.


While we expect the candidate to have earned a Ph.D. degree in either Mechanical / Electrical / Computer Engineering, we also welcome applicants from other engineering or related disciplines, as well as applicants with a Master’s degree who have knowledge or real experience in starting an enterprise. The candidate is expected to supervise multi-disciplinary groups of students who generally have interests in entrepreneurship

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required.

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: College of Design and Engineering

Department : Dean's Office (College of Design & Eng)

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 12540

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