NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Teaching Assistant, Asian Studies

Location
Singapore
Posted
18 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
18 May 2022
Ref
7592244
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS) in August 2021, an enhanced undergraduate experience for students of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Science (FOS). CHS includes a Common Curriculum of 13 modules that provide foundational skills in literacy, numeracy and critical thinking, as well as broad exposure to Humanities, Social Sciences, and Asian Studies.

To augment its team of dedicated educators currently implementing its interdisciplinary offerings in the new integrated modules, FASS seeks the following:

  • TA (Integrated Asian Studies)

Successful candidates will be appointed on the Educator Track, for a period of two or three years with the possibility of extension. The anticipated start date is July 2022. The successful candidate will be academically housed in the Department of Sociology.

The candidate will be expected to do the following:

  • Conduct lectures and tutorials (discussion groups) and support students via email, office hours.
  • Provide administrative support and assist in the day to day running of the module.
  • Prepare educational resources and course materials.
  • Evaluate module assessment components.
  • Teach up to 240 contact hours per academic year.

Qualifications

A good honours degree or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (Humanities/Social Sciences with a focus on Asia)

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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