Teaching Assistant, Department of Physiology

09 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

To assist in the conduct, coordination and administration of education matters pertaining to undergraduate teaching (practicals/tutorials for Life Sciences and Medical students), Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses and education research.

Duties & Responsibilities  

  • Conduct and facilitate discussions during online or face-to-face practical/tutorial sessions involving small groups of students.
  • Assist in setting and marking of tutorial questions, course assignments and practical reports.
  • Assist in the incorporation of educational technology into teaching activities.
  • Provide administrative support for undergraduate teaching modules, including but not limited to the management of Learning Management System and liaising with lecturer/s on setting up essential module information and course materials.
  • Provide support on the preparation of practical/tutorial classes and logistic matters for Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses in the department.
  • Assist in the conduct and execution of education research work within the department.
  • Provide administrative coordination and support for Departmental Ethics Review Committee (DERC). 

(Please state Qualification, Years of Experience, Knowledge & Skills required.)

  1. Degree in Biomedical/Life Sciences or related field
  2. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  3. Effective oral and written management communication skills
  4. Proficiency in education technologies would be preferred.

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.

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