NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

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

Location
Singapore
Posted
05 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
05 May 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

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