NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Teaching Assistant (Undergraduate Research), Undergraduate Education

Location
Singapore
Posted
04 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2022
Ref
8293544
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

You will be part of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) team working with the Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education) to advance and coordinate undergraduate research opportunities and experience across the university.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the UROP Manager in liaising with all the NUS deaneries and faculties and in identifying opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Facilitate the implementation of approval guidelines, course structure and teaching plan for UROP modules that adhere to policies and guidelines from the top management
  • Assist in reviewing research proposals for the UROP modules based on defined approval guidelines, and in identifying opportunities for student-led research proposals
  • Provide timely guidance to both students and teachers regarding their concerns and questions in the course structure and on assessing student learning outcomes
  • Undertake the collection of data pertaining to UROP intake rate, teaching quality and feedbacks from both students and teachers every semester and ensure they are updated and catalogued systematically
  • Develop pedagogies of teaching research to undergraduates and conduct and write research papers on these pedagogies
  • Other duties assigned by Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education)

Qualifications

  • A good university degree, preferably in STEM or Computing fields.
  • Applicants with research experience preferred
  • Interested in advancing a multi-disciplinary undergraduate education and staying up-to-date with latest pedagogical developments
  • Strong organisational, project management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English, and able to provide clear communication and present ideas effectively
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with the team and the faculty members
  • Proficient in IT and Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word and Powerpoint)

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 presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Office of the Sr Dy President & Provost
Department : Undergraduate Education
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 14818