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Tenured Full Professorship Appointment (Advanced Manufacturing Technology/ Industry 4.0)

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Tenured Full Professorship Appointment
(Advanced Manufacturing Technology/ Industry 4.0)

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities and ranked 5th globally for Engineering and Technology.

The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the largest mechanical and aerospace engineering schools in the world. With well-established industry partnerships with prominent companies such as Rolls-Royce, Sembcorp Marine, Lloyd’s Register, Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (A*STAR), Pratt & Whitney and Singapore Airlines, MAE provides an active and vibrant research environment with excellent R&D infrastructure and numerous opportunities for research funding. The school has an enrolment of over 2500 undergraduate students with over 110 faculty members and 140 full-time research staff working in well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories. A growing research student population of over 400 is also actively engaged in strategic research and development work.

The School strongly encourages highly qualified candidates in Advanced Manufacturing Technology/ Industry 4.0 to apply for this senior position. They should have expertise related to mechanical/manufacturing engineering, for example one or more of the following areas (list is not exhaustive):

  • Autonomous Robots
  • Manufacturing Simulations
  • Horizontal and Vertical Systems Integration
  • The Industrial Internet of Things
  • Augmented Reality based systems

 Applicant Profile:

  • Possess relevant Bachelor and PhD degrees.
  • A renowned academic expert and leader in the various areas of Advanced Manufacturing Technology including the areas embodied in the new digital industrial technology under Industry 4.0.
  • A strong research publication record with demonstrated leadership in conducting inter-disciplinary research and collaboration with industry.
  • A proven track record of teaching achievements including leadership in curriculum development work and learning resources in Advanced Manufacturing Technology areas. A minimum of 10 years' teaching experience with an engineering school in various areas of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  • Experience with the related industry and/or academic administration will be advantageous.

The successful candidate is expected to assume a leadership role in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology/ Industry 4.0 programme which is a key research thrust for the School. He/She is expected to mentor and motivate junior professors to propel Industry 4.0 research in the School to the next level. He/She should possess in-depth knowledge and should already be an established research leader in at least one of (but not limited to) the following areas of Mechanical Engineering below:

  • Robotics, mechatronics and manufacturing automation
  • Precision engineering, inspection, measurement and metrology
  • Computer-integrated manufacturing systems
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Virtual Manufacturing

 We Provide:

  • An active and vibrant research environment.
  • Excellent R&D infrastructure and opportunities for research funding.
  • Well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories.
  • Attractive research start-up grants and PhD student scholarships.
  • A very competitive remuneration package and attractive benefits.

To Apply:

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For Enquiries:   

  • Please email your enquiries to: 

    School Search Committee
    Nanyang Technological University
    50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798



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