Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Needs Education

Singapore (SG)
08 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Needs Education (Early Childhood and Special Needs Education Academic Group)

The National Institute of Education (NIE) is among the world’s top education institutes, recognised for its excellence in teacher education and educational research.  NIE has played a key and pivotal role in shaping and developing Singapore’s teaching profession and landscape through evidence-informed, practice-focused and values-based programmes and initiatives.  

An autonomous institute situated within the research-intensive Nanyang Technological University, NIE is consistently ranked within the top 15 in the world for research impact in the field of Education.

The Early Childhood and Special Needs Education Academic Group (ECSE AG) at the National Institute of Education is the main teacher education department in Singapore for teacher and personnel preparation in early childhood and special needs education (including students with high abilities). ECSE AG offers pre-service, in-service and higher degree programmes in special needs education, early childhood and high abilities (gifted education). In addition, ECSE AG staff members are strongly encouraged to be involved in high quality research that have a significant impact within the local Singaporean context and contribute to new knowledge internationally.

The ECSE AG invites applicants with a PhD or EdD in the area of special needs education (specifically, in the areas of mild to moderate disabilities and autism) to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in the ECSE AG. 
Applicants should have an established track record in research as well as tertiary teaching experience. The appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the pre-service, in-service and/or postgraduate levels, supervise student teachers in teaching practicum, mentor and supervise master and doctoral students, maintain a strong research and publication record as well as assume administrative responsibilities.

Please complete and send the prescribed Application Form for Academic Positions (, together with your detailed curriculum vitae, which should include areas of research interest, list of publications and names and contact details of three referees to: 

Head, Human Resource Department 
National Institute of Education 
Nanyang Technological University 
1 Nanyang Walk Singapore 637616 

Fax: (65) 6896 9360 

Closing date
Applications will remain open until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For enquiries on the available position, interested applicants can write to Ms Lenny, Administrative Manager, Early Childhood & Special Needs Education Academic Group, email: