Careers @ the School of Design & Environment

Head of Department of Architecture

National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore is a world-leading research university which is consistently ranked among the world’s top 30 universities and Asia’s top 2 universities. The National University of Singapore invites outstanding applicants for the position of the Head of the Department of Architecture. The Architecture programme in the School of Design and Environment at the National University of Singapore was ranked 6th in the world, and Asia’s best in Architecture/Built Environment, by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2015 and continues to attract the best students from Singapore and the region.

The successful candidate is expected to possess the following:-

  • Vision and long-term commitment to bringing the Department of Architecture to new heights of international excellence;
  • Strong track record of research and scholarship in Architecture;
  • Leadership, stewardship and management skills;
  • Team building, organisational and coordination skills;
  • Experience in Department development and staff management;
  • Institutional advancement and a track record of securing funding, especially from external agencies.
  • The successful candidate should have an earned doctorate in Architecture, with the experience and credentials suitable for appointment as a Full Professor in NUS.

    To apply, please send (i) Detailed Curriculum Vitae (including research, teaching and administrative experience); (ii) Publication list; (iii) a 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 list of six referees with contact details (who will be contacted only with your concurrence); and (vi) NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants; to:

    Chair of Architecture Head Search Committee
    Dean’s Office,
    School of Design and Environment
    National University of Singapore
    4 Architecture Drive,
    Singapore 117566
    Fax: (65) 67773953
    Email:

    Candidates who apply by 21 December 2015 will receive full consideration.

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