Associate Professor (Practice) in International Trading

Singapore (SG)
Commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience.
May 03, 2021
Jul 04, 2021

The Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University invites applications to fill a faculty position in International Trading, to be based in the Division of Banking and Finance. The level of appointment is Associate Professor (Practice).

About NTU:
A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London.

NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @NTU (ERI@N).

Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district.

Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources.

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About the School: 
As a premier business school in a leading technological university, Nanyang BusinessSchool (NBS) is the nexus of world-class innovation, research, and business education. Situated within NTU’s technology and innovation ecosystem, we are uniquely positioned to create and share knowledge on how cutting-edge technologies can be leveraged for enterprise transformation and a smart economy. Located in Singapore, the heart of East-West culture and business, NBS aims to develop leaders who are able to innovate for the future, lead and transform organizations with cultural dexterity, and build sustainable enterprises in Asia and globally. 

NBS is AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited and is currently ranked No. 35 in the 2020 Financial Times (FT) Global MBA ranking and No. 8 in Asia Pacific. We have been consistently ranked among the top 40 in the FT Global rankings. NTU Singapore, of which NBS is a part of, has achieved the rank of the first amongst the world’s best young universities and the global rank of No. 13 in the most recent QS World University Rankings.

About the Division:
The Division of Banking and Finance offers undergraduate and graduate courses in  Finance. The Division is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Please visit our website at for more information. You can find out more about our International Trading program at:

Qualified candidates must have several years of relevant working experience at the senior level, and preferably have a PhD in Finance or a related field. He or she must be able to teach at least two of these courses (Commodity Markets, Commodities Trading, Enterprise Risk Management in Commodity Markets, and Trade, Structured & Supply Chain Finance). Ability to teach mainstream finance courses is a plus as the successful candidate will be part of the Division of Banking and Finance. As this position is mainly for the teaching and applied research needs, and industry outreach specifically related to the International Trading program, the candidate must also be able to help the school extend its industry outreach to the International Trading sector.

Key Benefits
NBS offers an internationally-competitive salary commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience, as well as funding support for research and conference travels. The University will also provide subsidized on-campus housing, whereby residents have easy access to modern sports, F&B, childcare, and healthcare facilities in a campus frequently listed among the Top 15 Most Beautiful in the World. Faculty members also enjoy a low-tax environment (tax rate for the first US$100,000 income averages about 10%).

Review of applications and shortlisting decision will be on an on-going basis until the position is filled. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report) through the NTU career portal:

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