Albert Winsemius Chair Professorship Nanyang Technological University, School of Social Sciences Singapore

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Albert Winsemius Chair Professorship


Economics Programme
School of Social Sciences 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally and 1st amongst the world's best young universities. 


The School of Social Sciences nurtures interdisciplinary study and research for the betterment of society. We promote a holistic approach to advance learning through research and teaching. Our research and educational programmes are aligned with NTU's new five-year strategic plan, NTU 2020, which builds on strong foundations of NTU 2015 and aims to propel NTU to greater heights of research excellence. The plan focuses on five key research thrusts – Sustainable Earth, Global Asia, Secure Community, Healthy Society and Future Learning.  For more information about the University, please visit our website at:

Albert Winsemius Chair Professorship

The Albert Winsemius Professorship was established in 1997 by the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as a lasting tribute to Dr Albert Winsemius for his significant far-sighted vision and contributions to the economic development of Singapore.


The Albert Winsemius Professorship is awarded to renowned eminent scholars of distinction. They are appointed to help review and develop NTU's curriculum, teach, initiate and undertake joint research projects with the university's faculty, give public lectures and conduct seminars. The Albert Winsemius Professorship will play a central role in NTU's continued development for academic excellence. As the Albert Winsemius Chair Professor, the selected scholar will continue his/her far-sighted vision in exploring practical application of cutting edge thinking and engaging with renowned academics, governmental officials and industry leaders as catalyst for changes that will provide concrete benefits to institutions and organizations. Preferably, we are looking for an eminent scholar of distinction who is well established in the fields of:


1.         Development Economics

2.         Sustainable Development

3.         Growth and Development

4.         Public Sector Economics

5.         Public Policy

6.         Open Economy Macroeconomics


Application Procedure


To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Albert Winsemius Chair Professorship Appointment (, and email your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, a statement of current and future research interest, selected publications, and the names of five referees] to:


Albert Winsemius Chair Search Committee 
Economics Programme
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332


Closing date for application: 31 July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Applications sent via email should include a reference to "Albert Winsemius Chair Professorship" in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address

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