Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU 
Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the 
world’s best young universities.

The Asian School of the Environment  (ASE) at NTU Singapore (NTU; 
www.ntu.edu.sg) seeks a Full Professor in Ecology as part of a targeted 
initiative to expand terrestrial and marine science in Southeast Asia. 
The Asian School of the Environment is a new interdisciplinary School 
that focuses on Asian environmental challenges. The School integrates 
Earth systems, environmental life sciences, ecology, engineering, 
humanities, and the social sciences to address key issues of 
sustainability and the environment.

We seek an internationally prominent ecologist who works in terrestrial, 
freshwater or marine systems at the community and/or ecosystem levels 
and has a particular interest in conducting research in Southeast Asia. 
The new position in ecology will complement the newly developed linkage 
between the ASE and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in 
forest ecology, the Observatory of Singapore’s core strengths in Earth 
systems science, the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences 
Engineering’s expertise in microbial communities, and the Complexity 
Institute’s research in coupled human and natural systems.

For this position, NTU seeks a scientist with an outstanding track 
record in the field of tropical forest, freshwater or marine ecology. 
The successful candidate will help establish the School as a leader in 
studies of ecological and ecosystem processes in the region.
The candidates are expected to:
• Establish a world-class research program,
• Play a leading role in the expansion of the School,
• Enhance the School’s visibility as an international leader in 
education and research in Ecology and Ecosystem Science,
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Ecology and related 
Environmental Sciences,
• Actively collaborate with NTU faculty and researchers with existing 
strengths in Ecology, Earth Systems Science and Environmental Life 

NTU offers highly competitive salaries as well as comprehensive 
benefits, including subsidized on-campus housing and childcare. A start-
up package, state-of-the-art research infrastructure, and a yearly 
research allowance for positions and consumables will be available.

Please send requests for further information to David Wardle, 
Smithsonian Professor of Forest Ecology (david.war...@ntu.edu.sg).

Applications, including a research, teaching, and outreach statement, a 
résumé, and contact information for three professional references, 
should be sent to the ase-ecol...@ntu.edu.sg 

Review of applications will begin on 27 November 2017 and will continue 
until the position is filled.

More information can be found at: http://www.ase.ntu.edu.sg/

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