Professor / Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Biomedical Informatics

Singapore (SG)
To be discussed.
November 19 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) invites applicants with an international reputation in the field of computational biology, bioinformatics and/or systems biology to apply for an appointment at Full Professor / Associate Professor level with a concurrent appointment as Director of the LKCMedicine Centre for Biomedical Informatics. The successful applicant will be based full-time in Singapore. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of research and teaching in an innovative and vibrant new medical school.

LKCMedicine is a partnership between two of the world’s premier institutions of higher education and research, Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The School offers a five-year MBBS degree jointly awarded by both institutions. The School graduated its first cohort of medical students in 2018 and has built up its research faculty and infrastructure to become an outstanding research institution.

Reporting to the Dean and Vice Dean, Research, the appointee is expected to undertake research in biomedical informatics/computational biology in line with the research strategy of the School and in conjunction with other recent appointments, to obtain research funding and to supervise research staff and students. The appointee will contribute to teaching and other educational activities for the training of medical students and postgraduate research students. As Director of the LKCMedicine Centre for Biomedical Informatics, the appointee will play a key leadership role in providing support for the analysis of the large-scale datasets that are being generated within LKCMedicine and NTU via facilities such as the Singapore Phenome Centre, the Cognitive Neuroimaging Centre and the Health for Life in Singapore study (HELIOS) as well as with external collaborators in line with the overarching research strategy of LKCMedicine.

Person Specification:

  • PhD and/or MBBS/MD degree(s)
  • Relevant postdoctoral experience and demonstrable innovative research record
  • Significant experience and outstanding, proven track record in building up infrastructure, core facilities and directives  necessary to support research groups with Biomedical Informatics
  • Ability to supervise junior research staff
  • Proven track record of strong leadership
  • Good communication skills and an appreciation for constructive teamwork  
  • Willing to participate in postgraduate and undergraduate education and training

Interested applicants are invited to apply to Professor Michael A. Ferenczi, Vice-Dean, Faculty Affairs, for the above position (email: with a detailed resume. Further information can also be obtained from the Vice-Dean, Faculty Affairs.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: 31 December 2018

Apply for Professor / Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Biomedical Informatics

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Supplementary Documents must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Science Careers by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Science Careers you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.