Dean of the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the role of dean of the School of Computing (SoC). As the school forges ahead to achieve its vision of being among the world's best in computing research and education, NUS seeks an individual who has:

  • Demonstrated visionary leadership at a top ranked educational institution
  • A strong record of scholarly achievements
  • The ability to recruit, retain, and develop faculty, students, and staff
  • Strong operational, collaborative, and fundraising skills


SoC prides itself on emphasising a culture of excellence, collaboration, and innovation. SoC is one of the leading computing schools worldwide. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject for 2022, NUS placed eighth for computer science for the second straight year. In the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings by Subject 2021, NUS was ranked fourth in computer science and information systems.

Faculty members at SoC are internationally recognised as top researchers as well as inspirational teachers. Faculty members also have the opportunity to work with industry and government agencies in spearheading research on the digital economy, and have attracted funding from Amazon, Google and Microsoft, among others.

Enrolment at SoC is highly competitive, with the school only admitting the best pre-university students from Singapore and around the world. SoC offers outstanding undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in business analytics, computer engineering, computer science, information security, and information systems. The school also offers specialisations in artificial intelligence, blockchains, data analytics, fintech, and security.

The exceptional education offered at the school coupled with the high global demand for computing talent makes SoC graduates highly sought after in the job market. A number of distinguished alumni have graduated from the school, including chief executives and technology architects at multinationals, government agencies, and start-ups.

SoC is well resourced and is ready for tremendous expansion and growth in research and the hiring of top talent. For more information regarding the school, please visit


Applications, enquiries, and nominations (with a detailed curriculum vitae for each nominee), should be sent by 28 February 2022 to, addressed to:

Professor HO Teck Hua
Senior Deputy President and Provost
Chair, School of Computing Dean Search Committee
National University of Singapore

C/o Ms. Jennifer TAY
School of Computing Dean Search Committee Secretariat

All nominations and applications will be kept in the strictest confidence. We appreciate your kind understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.