Teaching Assistant, Psychology

Friday, 26 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 30 April 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Requirements/Description

Teaching assistants are expected to conduct tutorials and provide the necessary support for modules that operate on the lecture-tutorial format.

Required Qualifications and Experience

At least an Honours with Distinction or Second Upper Honours (or equivalent) degree in Psychology by the time of appointment.

Some teaching experience will be an advantage but not necessary.

Nature of Job

(a) facilitating discussion groups  
(b) attending lectures as necessary 
(c) marking assignments and exams
(d) designing assessments as necessary  
(e) providing student consultations 
(f) supporting class management and administration
(g) attending teaching enhancement classes/seminars 

Preference will be given to those who are comfortable with teaching a few of these modules: Introduction to Psychology, Research and Statistical Methods I and II, Abnormal Psychology, Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychometrics and Psychological Testing, History & Systems of Psychology, Historical Controversies in Psychology, Data Science for Psychology: Methods and Applications, Networks in Psychology

Length of Appointment

One academic year in the first instance. 

Position will begin on July 2021.


Competitive salary will be offered, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions

Your application must contain the following:

  1. Full CV
  2. Statement of teaching philosophy and methodology with evidence of student learning and educational leadership (i.e., official student feedback documents, if applicable). Note that the statement should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words. Full official student feedback documents should be included in the appendix.
  3. Copies of educational certificates and transcripts
  4. A list of modules you are able and willing to teach (the full list of modules is available on the department website)
  5. Two reference letters to be submitted directly by the letter writers to the following email: Mr Teo Ting Zhen, (letter writers should be able to comment on your suitability for the job)

Deadline for Applications: 30 Apr 2021

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


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