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Job Title: 
Assistant / Associate / full Professor
Job Code: 
Job Responsibilities: 

Job Responsibilities: 

The Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School (Duke-NUS) is unique in bringing post-baccalaureate, research-intensive medical education to Asia. It represents a truly global partnership and combines the expertise and resources of two leading universities: the National University of Singapore and Duke University, North Carolina, USA. Duke-NUS has established five Signature Research Programs (SRPs) to raise the standard and quality of healthcare and to develop novel and better strategies for treatment of diseases.

The Neuroscience and Behavioural Disorders (NBD) Programme ( focuses on understanding the development and function of the nervous systems and the relation of neural mechanisms in model systems to human neurological and psychiatric disorders. The research interests of the faculty members range from the development and differentiation of neurons to brain imaging, perception and behavior. The NBD programme has its home in a modern facility adjacent to the Singapore General Hospital and maintains strong basic, translational and clinical research partnerships throughout Singapore, including the National Neuroscience Institute, the Institute of Mental Health and the Singapore Eye Research Centre.

The Neuroscience and Behavioural Disorders Programme at Duke-NUS is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track Faculty Positions.

Job Requirements: 

Job Requirements: 

·         MD, PhD or MD/PhD qualification and a strong, proven research track record in all areas of Neurosciences.

·         Strong track record conducting internationally competitive fundamental and translational research in areas of cellular, molecular, and systems neuroscience, especially in neural degeneration and regeneration.

·         Able to work independently.

The package for the faculty recruit will include full salary, generous start-up research funding as well as office and laboratory space. The successful candidate is expected to apply for competitive grants to sustain his/her research in the long term.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and research statement via e-mail  Positions will remain open until filled. Candidates applying for the Assistant Professor position are requested to additionally arrange to have three letters of reference sent in support of their application.


Interested candidates who wish to know more about these positions may contact Professor Su-Chun Zhang at

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Expiry Date: 31 Dec 2018


Expiry Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 23:00

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