For MIT Faculty
SUTD-MIT Joint Postdoctoral Program
This competitive program offers full funding for postdocs to complete two years of collaborative research at MIT and SUTD. In addition, MIT faculty advisors receive generous additional funds to be used for research or educational purposes. If you know of a highly qualified candidate who will soon be completing his or her doctorate or has recently done so, please share this opportunity with them. The call for applications usually goes from November through March, and details about the application process can be found at http://sutd.edu.sg/Research/Research-Programmes-Fellowships/SUTD-MIT-Postdoctoral-Programme.
If you would like to support someone as a faculty advisor, ask them to submit their application, following the instructions at the link above. Our office can help you identify and connect with appropriate faculty at SUTD with similar research interests. If an outside candidate asks you to support his or her application, we hope you will consider doing so if you see potential synergy in your research.
Co-Teaching Residencies in Singapore
The Collaboration Office seeks faculty on a rolling basis to participate in one-month and two-month residencies at SUTD. Visiting MIT professors work with a faculty member from SUTD to enhance an SUTD course in a variety of ways. First and foremost, they co-teach, spending 5-6 hours per week in the classroom throughout the residency. They may also conduct special workshops or seminars, work to enhance the course curriculum, and mentor the SUTD faculty member. The Collaboration Office provides generous compensation and travel allowance for these residencies. Interested MIT faculty should visit the program page for more information or contact our office.