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Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track), Programme in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders

Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS), Singapore’s only graduate-entry medical school, was established as a landmark collaboration between two world-ranking institutions of higher education – Duke University and National University of Singapore. Duke-NUS provides innovative education and impactful research to enhance the practice of medicine in Singapore and beyond. The School also has strong research ties with Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), one of Singapore’s major healthcare providers, other major research institutions in Singapore, and with Duke University. Duke-NUS is an important component in Singapore’s vibrant research and biotech ecosystem.

The Programme in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders (CVMD) comprises of multidisciplinary, innovative and collaborative faculty and is one of the five Signature Research Programmes in Duke-NUS. The overarching aim of the Programme is to define the molecular mechanisms underlying human health and disease and to discover new approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat cardiometabolic illnesses.

CVMD is seeking to fill a tenure track position at Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants should have an exceptional track-record of research excellence and innovation with demonstrated capacity to lead a productive research team. The postholder will be expected to raise external funds and train graduate students and postdoctoral research staff, and to contribute to the central missions in teaching and research excellence at Duke-NUS. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. and or M.D., or equivalent. Applicants with expertise in areas related to, but not limited to, the biology of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases with an outstanding track record in basic and/or translational research are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a track record in basic biology related to cellular metabolism are also encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of research accomplishments and outline of research plans or programs, as well as arrange to have three (3) letters of reference sent in support of their application via email at and attention it to:

Administrative Chair
Search Committee on Assistant / Associate Professor,
CVMD Duke-NUS Medical School

Applications will be open until the position is filled and we anticipate to begin interviewing candidates from April/May 2023.