Head of Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

National University of Singapore
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As Singapore’s flagship university and Asia’s best, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is ranked 25th in the world according to the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 11th in the world according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), is the largest in the Faculty of Engineering at NUS, with over 80 tenure-track and teaching faculty and 1,700 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. ECE offers two full-time and one part-time undergraduate degree programs and three research degree programs. The programs are consistently ranked amongst the top Electrical & Computer Engineering programs globally.


ECE has a vibrant research environment, and attracts research funding in excess of S$40M per year. Our faculty, research staff, and students are engaged in cutting-edge research activities that span a diversity of areas. These include Communications & Networks; Control, Intelligent Systems & Robotics; Integrated Circuits & Embedded Systems; Power & Energy Systems; Microelectronic Technologies & Devices; Microwave & RF; and Signal Analysis & Machine Intelligence. By leveraging on expertise in these core areas, ECE engages industry and government agencies to address various technological challenges such as the creation of intelligent built environments, transportation, urban sustainability, security, and healthcare. As examples of large-scale industry collaborations, ECE hosts several industry-sponsored corporate and joint labs with Applied Materials, FD-FAbrIC0, and others. 


For more information about our activities, programs and faculty members, please visit: https://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/ece/

We would like to invite applications and nominations for the position of Head of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE). The desired attributes of the successful candidate include but are not limited to the following:- 


  • A visionary scholar who is committed to bring the ECE Department to new heights of global excellence in both education and research;  
  • A strong track record of research and scholarship in ECE; 
  • An empathetic leader with proven experience in staff development and managing a large academic department; 
  • A strong collaboration network in the Singapore and international academic communities. 


Required Qualifications:- 

  • An earned doctorate in Electrical & Computer Engineering or a closely related field, with the experience and credentials for appointment as a Full Professor in NUS; 
  • Excellent communication and people skills; 
  • Commitment to high academic standards; 
  • Experience in administration and research management. 



To apply, please send (i) Detailed Curriculum Vitae (including research, teaching, leadership, professional and administrative experience); (ii) Publication list; (iii) Statement of Teaching (max 2 pages); (iv) Statement of Research (max 3 pages) – citing up to 5 significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution and explaining their significance; (v) a Statement of Vision for the Department and (vi) List of six referees with contact details  to: 


Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering Head Search Committee

c/o Dean’s Office, Human Resources

Faculty of Engineering

National University of Singapore

Blk EA, #07-26, 9 Engineering Drive 1,

Singapore 117575

Email: engsky@nus.edu.sg


All applications will be kept in the strictest confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.




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