Professor in the Health Systems & Behavioral Sciences National University of Singapore, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National

University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore – which is the top ranked university in Asia – is
recruiting full-time Professors for the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH).
All positions are tenure-track appointment (i.e. appointees are given fixed contracts for up
to 7 years, with the goal of obtaining tenured appointments at the end of this period). In
additional to an attractive salary and benefits package, new faculty members are eligible for
a start-up grant to initiate their independent stream of research and subsidised university

The positions are specifically for faculty to work in the Health Systems & Behavioral
Sciences Domain of SSHPH. Researchers active in one or more of the following areas are
particularly encouraged to apply:

• Health services research in primary care, health systems research, chronic disease
management, novel care models and care integration in a background of a rapidly
ageing population;

• Social and behavioral science research on factors affecting prevention, control and
mitigation of chronic and acute communicable and non-communicable diseases in
populations; and on development of innovative community and national strategies
and interventions to impact on socio-behavioral and health outcomes;

• Economic analyses on improving the design, capacity, financing and costeffectiveness
of public health systems and health care systems;

• Comparative effectiveness analysis and health technology assessment;

• Telemedicine, including research in e-health, use of mobile devices, and large scale
information system analysis;

• Implementation research and delivery system research in health care to accelerate
the improvement of systems of care and practice.


a) Recognized Doctoral degree in a relevant discipline;

b) Outstanding track record of publishing in high-impact international peer-reviewed

c) Experienced in leading independent research studies at regional or international

d) Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain an independent stream of research

e) Ability to teach public health courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels;

f) Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;

g) Ability to work with culturally diverse populations.


Responsibilities include

• establishing an independent research agenda through extramural funding;
• developing collaborative, multidisciplinary research;
• curricula design and teaching;
• graduate student advising,
• and contributing to policy/community development in the field of public health.

To apply, please submit a cover letter specifying your research and/or teaching interests
and experience, your curriculum vitae, names and contacts of 3 references, and a
completed NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants form to:

Ms Low Pei Chin
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
National University of Singapore
MD1, 12 Science Drive 2
#10-01, Singapore 117549

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