SUTD Assistant Professorships 

The SUTD Assistant Professorships (SAP) is a prestigious research award designed to attract and support exceptional young scientific talents to lead their own independent research group.

Successful candidates will be awarded the following:

  • Research funding of up to SGD$1 million. The funding can be used for research set up costs, funding of research staff, equipment, consumables and travel expenses subject to SUTD’s terms and conditions.

  • Competitive remuneration package and assistance for relocation to Singapore will be provided for international candidates in accordance to SUTD’s prevailing policies, if applicable.

  • Hold tenure-track appointments in SUTD, with an opportunity to lead and advance SUTD’s research agenda.


  • Applicants must hold a doctorate degree or equivalent prior to the commencement of the SAP.

  • Applicants should ideally be early career researchers (postdoctoral fellow or equivalent) with outstanding research achievements.

  • Open to application from all disciplines.


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