Sunday, December 16, 2018


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NUS Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor in Real Estate and Urban Planning
Posted: 10/15/2018

Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor
in Real Estate and Urban Planning

The Department of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment (SDE), The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for two full-time, tenurable/ tenured positions in real estate and urban planning. The appointment can be at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level starting from July 2019.

The Department aspires to advance holistic knowledge of real estate and urban development for sustainable and inclusive urbanization in Asia through innovative research and teaching. The Department has an excellent research track record and connection with global research communities in real estate, urban economics and city planning. Strong research support is provided by NUS Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies (IREUS) and we offer competitive remuneration and other benefits. Information about the real estate program at NUS can be found at

While we seek candidates with outstanding research in broad areas relating to urban and real estate economics, real estate finance and investment and urban planning, those with backgrounds in environmental planning and urban development, and public policy are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess a doctoral degree (or expect such a degree to be conferred at the time of appointment) and have a commitment to research and teaching excellence. The appointee will be involved in teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels and undertake administrative or management duties, where required.

To apply, please submit the following to Mdm Choo Tyng Tyng at

  • A cover letter specifying your research and/or teaching interests and experience
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of three references 
  • A statement (max of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology and evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback reports
  • NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants

The Search Committee will be meeting potential candidates at the AREUEA-ASSA Conference to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, January 4-6, 2019.

Applications will be open until the positions are filled. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


(see Consent Document below)


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