NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019, Singapore by NTU


A scholarship worth INR 90,00,000

What is NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019, Singapore?

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore invites applications for the NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019. It is an excellent opportunity for early career scientists, engineers and scholars from around the world to conduct independent research in any discipline at the NTU. The postdoc appointment aims to provide a pathway to an academic appointment as an assistant professor or another international postdoctoral assignment. The selected candidates will receive a yearly fellowship of SGD 80,000 along with other benefits.


Who is offering this scholarship?

The fellowship opportunity is being offered by the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. NTU is ranked 11th globally in the QS World University Rankings.


Who can apply for this scholarship?

To be eligible for this fellowship, an applicant must:

  • Be a Ph.D. graduate with no more than 5 years of full-time post postdoctoral experience
  • Demonstrate intellectual excellence
  • Have the capacity and maturity to begin an independent research career
  • Have the potential and the desire to develop as a future academic leader
  • Submit a thoughtful and realistic research proposal
  • Be available to take up the position no later than 31 October 2019


What are the benefits?

The fellows selected for the NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship will receive the following:

  • A yearly fellowship of INR 4082440 for a duration of 2 years
  • A yearly research grant of up to INR 5103465
  • A yearly housing grant of INR 918623 with eligibility for subsidized apartment accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Relocation allowance of up to INR 204138
  • Generous personal development opportunities and mentorship in an established research group
  • Opportunity to work with faculty in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students
  • Exposure to the most dynamic and diverse global growth regions


How can you apply?

Follow the below steps to apply for the fellowship-

Step 1: Visit the online application portal.

Step 2: Click on 'New Application' if a new applicant.

Step 3: Keep all the supporting documents ready before proceeding further.

Step 4: Enter passport number, date of birth and email address to begin the application process.

Step 5: From the link received in the mail, proceed to the application.

Step 6: Provide all the required details and upload the necessary documents.

Step 7: Submit the application.Note: Applicants will need to provide the names and particulars of two referees. Provide their official and not personal emails. They will be asked to provide their reports.


What are the documents required for the NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019, Singapore?

  • Cover letter
  • The comprehensive CV (with full publication list)
  • Official transcript or Degree Certificate in English (Ph.D. degree)
  • Research proposal (in no more than 2 pages)
  • The contact information of two referees (one must be the candidate's Ph.D. Supervisor)
  • Top 3 publications (in PDF) and any other supporting documents (scanned copy)


What are the important dates?

Applications open: 1 February 2019

Application deadline: 31 March 2019

Submission of referee reports: By 7 April 2019

Selected fellows need to take up the position no later than 31 October 2019


Contact details

Nanyang Technological University,

50 Nanyang Avenue,

Singapore 639798

Email: ntuppf@ntu.edu.sg




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Up to INR 90,00,000





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