Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economics and Data Science

Company:Nanyang Technological University

Location:Singapore / Singapore

Discipline:Economics and Data Science

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


School of Social Sciences

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.

The School of Social Sciences (SSS) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a full range of disciplines and actively promotes interdisciplinary learning and research.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economics and Data Science

To foster interdisciplinary work between economics and mathematical sciences, the School of Social Sciences at NTU has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Economics and Data Science. We are looking for candidates with a strong mathematics and statistics background who are able to create new methods for understanding data arising in Economics applications. Substantial contributions to the development of the BSc program in Economics and Data Science are expected. This program is jointly offered by the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE), School of Social Sciences (SSS), and School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS).

Selection will be based on evidence of potential for high-quality research and teaching. Relevant post-doctoral experience will be given consideration. Candidates should possess a Ph.D.

The successful candidate is expected to teach and develop courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including General Education courses, as well as supervise graduate students and undergraduate projects.

The School is host to the Economic Growth Centre and the Editorial Office of the Singapore Economic Review. For further information about the School, and Economics, at NTU, please refer to the following website: https://www.ntu.edu.sg/sss/economics


The Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure

The closing date for applications is 15 July 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report) through the NTU career portal using this link.

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