Duke-NUS Careers

Why Join Us?

With a vision to transforming medicine and improving lives, Duke-NUS is committed to make a meaningful impact in the understanding and practice of medicine. We strive to be an employer of choice, and are focused on nurturing our talented staff by instilling a culture of inquisitiveness as well as harnessing diversity and collaboration to achieve greater goals. We have a series of learning and development programmes that can help our employees cultivate their skills as they pursue continuous improvement in their professional growth.

At Duke-NUS, we are committed to enhancing education, furthering discoveries and making an impact to the community and healthcare system. If you are inspired to join our cause, we invite you to send in your application today.


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The Faculty scheme of appointment offers professionals a platform to enhance and expand their career in the academic arena of research, education, medicine, clinical sciences, etc. We offer Faculty appointments in the following categories: tenure track, non-tenure track, practice, adjunct and visiting faculty.


The Research scheme of appointment offers an exciting career path for graduates and post-doctoral fellows who wish to develop their career in scientific and clinical research.  We offer career opportunities in research for entry level candidates, Bachelor, Master’s and PhD degree holders under this scheme.

Education Associate

This scheme of appointment offers talented individuals who either have passion in teaching as a scholarly practice and/or demonstrate a reflective and professional perspective towards education, to support our students’ learning and foster a collaborative educational environment. This may include innovative designing and delivery of curricula as well as assessment of courses. At higher levels of appointment, they are expected to contribute to pedagogical knowledge and/or take on leadership roles in teaching and learning.

Executive & Administrative Appointments

Executive & Administrative

This scheme of appointment offers experienced professionals and entry-level candidates career opportunities in the various departments of our school. These career opportunities have a wide spectrum of job scopes, not limited to general administration and they range from the junior executive level to that of director level.



If you are interested to take on short term positions (3 months or less), you may consider positions offered as contingent appointments. These positions include and are not limited to Casual Management Support Staff, Laboratory Attendant and Junior Research Assistant.