NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Teaching Assistant, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics

Location
Singapore
Posted
Monday, 7 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 7 July 2021
Ref
3704744
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

  • Manage communication and administrative needs of modules including risk assessments.
  • Recruit, train and supervise Part-Time TAs
  • Oversee scheduling of field trips and laboratory practical sessions
  • Undertake and manage all continual assessments (CAs)
  • Initiate improvements to management and pedagogy with advice and support from module coordinators
  • Conduct workshops, guide field trips and mark corresponding assessments.
  • Be prepared to conduct lab sessions and mark corresponding assessments.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor (Honors) Degree in Science or in a relevant field, practical related experience is desirable and/or experience in science education and communication
  • Demonstrated understanding of the new CHS curriculum and goals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to provide high quality student-focused services, and a strong interest in student welfare
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently, prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • An ability to convey information in both teaching and research in a clear, concise and interesting manner (training is provided).
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team and manage groups at the undergraduate level.
  • Familiarity with administrative processes, with high attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Demonstrated skills with the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
  • Experience with any/all of Mathcad, Mathematica, Python or R may be an advantage.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Dean's Office (Science)
Employee Referral Eligible: No