Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

Faculty Positions in Chemical Engineering and Food Technology

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The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s fifth autonomous university and was founded with the vision to lead in innovative university education by integrating learning, industry and community. SIT espouses an applied learning approach and offers degrees that focus on industry-relevant science and technology areas. Our faculty work closely with industry on translational research and innovation, as well as providing consultancy to address industry challenges. This well-established nexus with industry endows our graduates with deep skills and work-ready training experience - attuning them to the needs and demands of the future economy.

As a young university, we encourage innovation and seek the right candidates to join us in realizing our vision. We offer competitive remuneration, generous employment benefits access to funding to undertake research of relevance to industry, and the opportunities to inspire and nurture the next generation of skilled and work-ready graduates. We currently have positions available at all levels from Lecturer to Full Professor in the following areas:

  1. High throughput experimentation and analytical methods to generate data relevant to chemical, food and/or bio- processes and products.
  1. Formulation, design and processing of solid and semi-solid functional products for the food, pharma and specialty chemicals sectors.
  1. Circular economy and sustainable innovation and analysis for the process industries.
  1. Rheology measurement, understanding, manipulation and exploitation for process and product analysis and design.

Successful candidates will join the Chemical Engineering and Food Technology (CEFT) Cluster (one of five domain clusters in SIT), as members of a team of accomplished experts who are passionate about higher education and deeply involved with industry transformation through their applied research programmes.

Faculty in the CEFT Cluster undertake funded industry-relevant research, teach courses in Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Food Technology as well as supervise graduate industry masters and doctorate students in relevant topics. They are also provided with paid leave to undertake consultancy work with industry and/or spend time attached to work with industry.

We will prioritize collegial and team-spirited candidates with either (a) an earned PhD or equivalent from a reputable university with specialization in any of the above-mentioned areas and some relevant work experience, or (b) extensive industry experience with demonstrated strong technical expertise in the above-mentioned areas.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applications must be submitted electronically via SIT website. Please contact the CEFT Cluster Director, Professor Paul Nicholas Sharratt via HR_Faculty@singaporetech.edu.sg  if you have any specific enquires relating to these opportunities.

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