Senior Tutor, Centre for Communication Skills

12 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Successful candidates will join the Centre for Communication Skills (CCS), as members of a team of accomplished experts who are passionate about critical thinking in the teaching of communication in higher education and embedding the teaching of specific writing and speaking skills in content modules across programmes in different disciplines. CCS faculty are also deeply involved with industry transformation through their applied research in communication in the disciplines.


The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s fifth autonomous university and was founded with the vision to lead in innovative university education by integrating learning, industry and community. SIT espouses an applied learning approach and offers degrees that focus on industry-relevant science and technology areas. Our faculty work closely with industry on translational research and innovation, as well as providing consultancy to address industry challenges. This well-established nexus with industry endows our graduates with deep skills and work-ready training experience - attuning them to the needs and demands of the future economy.

As a young university, we encourage innovation and seek the right candidates to join us in realizing our vision. We offer competitive remuneration, generous employment benefits, access to funding to undertake research of relevance to industry, and the opportunities to inspire and nurture the next generation of skilled and work-ready graduates.

The Centre for Communication Skills (CCS) offers quality courses and services that develop the communication knowledge and skills of SIT students so that they are not only competent in fulfilling their academic requirements, but also when communicating in their professions.

As a senior tutor, you will be part of a team of experts who are passionate about developing materials for and be part of the team that teaches critical thinking and communication (reading, writing & speaking) across programmes in different disciplines, in the higher education sector. In addition, you will be responsible for developing and delivering assignment-specific writing and speaking instruction embedded within content modules to reiterate critical thinking and communication in students’ programmes and you may also be involved in applied research work with the industry.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and experience:

  • A Master’s degree from a reputable university in Applied Linguistics, Science Communication or any other field but with the knowledge and keenness to teach academic and technical writing & speaking in higher education
  • At least three years of experience in teaching writing in higher education or training in communication skills in a discipline-specific and/or professional context
  • Considerable knowledge and expertise in critical thinking, course design and evaluation, coordination and assessment
  • A keen interest in educating and nurturing young adults for the professions
  • Relevant industry experience (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

If you are excited to be at the forefront of pioneering higher education, embark on your career with SIT today!

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applications must be submitted electronically via the "Apply Now" button below. Please contact the CCS Director, Assistant Professor Radhika Jaidev via if you have any specific enquires relating to these opportunities.