The Centre for Research and Development in Learning (CRADLE) and the Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Educational Neuroscience and Psychology.

CRADLE@NTU serves as an activity and technology incubator for researching and transforming learning in higher education. The mission of CRADLE is to integrate research in Neuroscience, Psychology, Pedagogy and Technology to inform learning and education. We believe that transformative innovation can happen at the nexus of these different fields. Our research strands provide synergies between these disciplines in the hopes such collaborative efforts may give way to a New Science of Learning.

The Division of Psychology at Nanyang Technological University is a relatively young program with a cohesive faculty dedicated to high-quality research and teaching. The Division was recently ranked 45th in the world ( and has seen continued growth in recent years. For further information about the Division, please refer to the following website:

The successful candidate will be involved centrally in a new research program in Educational Neuroscience within CRADLE to conduct research in the study of thinking and/or the neuroscience of learning.  For the study of thinking, research will involve translation of the study of thinking into learning design and solutions for higher education settings, including the use of eLearning and learning analytics. The research in the neuroscience of learning (cognitive or affective) will aim to bridge findings from educational neuroscience to educational strategies. Candidates with a PhD in Psychology/Neuroscience and post-doctoral research training and experience in one or more of the following research areas involving human subjects are encouraged to apply: educational neuroscience, cognitive/affective neuroscience, computational neuroscience, translational neuroscience and cognitive neuropsychology. 

The successful candidate will hold both an appointment as an investigator in CRADLE as well as a tenure track faculty position in the Division of Psychology.  He/she will have the opportunity to establish an independent research program with possible access to behavioral labs and various neuroimaging facilities (MRI/EEG/MEG/NIRS/TMS). Research on the development of individual differences in learning and thinking is of particular relevance in young and older adults.

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available at

Application Procedure 

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment

( and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to: 

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.