Career Opportunities

JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Fellow (Research Track)

The Department of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment (SDE), The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position on the research track.

The Department aspires to advance holistic knowledge of real estate and urban development for sustainable and inclusive urbanization in Asia through innovative research and teaching. The Department has an excellent research track record and connection with global research communities in real estate, urban economics and city planning. Strong research support is provided by NUS Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies (IREUS). Information about the real estate program at NUS can be found at http://www.rst.nus.edu.sg/.

Period of employment: 3 years, full time

Job Description:

The postdoctoral fellow is expected to be an independent researcher and scholar in the urban and real estate field. The candidate is expected to have an excellent level of research performance where excellence is defined as “an independent ability to publish in reputable journals and to conduct good quality scientific research”. It is also expected that the candidate can contribute to the department research programs.

Qualifications/ Experience Requirements:

  • A PhD, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline
  • A strong indication of research achievements or publications in urban and real estate
  • A demonstrable plan for high-quality research in the immediate future and the longer term
  • A commitment to collegiality and an ability to work as a part of a multidisciplinary academic team
  • Good writing and communication skills

It is desirable if the applicant can show evidence of strong publication track records and research leadership experiences.

Remuneration: salary will commensurate with the candidate’s qualification and experience

Contact person: A/P Tu Yong, Deputy Head, Department of Real Estate,

Interested parties may submit the following application materials to the contact person:

  • A detailed CV
  • A statement of major accomplishments in research citing publications, creative work or scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided
  • A complete list of publications and research awards (if any)
  • A research proposal (max of 5 pages) for the postdoctoral fellow position
  • Three reference letters
  • NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants

The deadline for applications: 31 July 2019. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Posting date: 4th June 2019


JOB OPENING: Professor/Associate Professor (Practice Track) in Real Estate and Urban Planning

The Department of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment (SDE), The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for non-tenurable full-time Professor/ Associate Professor on the Practice Track, starting from July 2019.

The Department aspires to advance holistic knowledge of real estate and urban development for sustainable and inclusive urbanization in Asia through innovative research and teaching. The Department has an excellent research track record and connection with global research communities in real estate, urban economics and city planning. Strong research support is provided by NUS Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies (IREUS) and we offer competitive remuneration and other benefits. Information about the real estate program at NUS can be found at http://www.rst.nus.edu.sg/.

We seek candidates with expertise in broad areas relating to urban and real estate economics, real estate finance and investment and urban planning, those with backgrounds in environmental planning and urban development, and public policy are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess a degree with at least 10 or more years of practice experience in a senior management or chief executive position; a distinguished leader in the profession.

Staff members appointed on the Practice Track are expected to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, faculty development, and service, and complement the research efforts of the School where appropriate. They are also expected to contribute significantly to the outreach activities of the School. These include executive education and collaboration with relevant institutions.

To apply, please submit the following to Ms Choo Tyng Tyng at .

  • A cover letter specifying your teaching interests and experience
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • A statement (max of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology and evidence of teaching ability
  • NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants
  • Applications will be open until the positions are filled. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.