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Associate / Assistant Professor in Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Associate/Assistant Professor in Sports Injury Rehabilitation (Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group)


The National Institute of Education (NIE) is among the world’s top education institutes, recognised for its excellence in teacher education and educational research. NIE has played a key and pivotal role in shaping and developing Singapore’s teaching profession and landscape through evidence-informed, practice-focused and values-based programmes and initiatives. 

An autonomous institute situated within the research-intensive Nanyang Technological University, NIE is consistently ranked within the top 15 in the world for research impact in the field of Education.

The Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group at the National Institute of Education in Singapore offers programmes in teacher education specialising in physical education (PE) and the Sports Science & Management (SSM) undergraduate programme that provides academic and professional pathways to sports-related careers. PESS’ postgraduate (Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy) programmes also provide PE teachers and sports practitioners opportunities to upgrade their professional knowledge. PESS prides itself on its international faculty with diverse and wide-ranging expertise. We are committed to educating our students to be independent, critical and creative thinkers and well-prepared practitioners in physical education, sports science, sports studies, sports management, and sports pedagogy. We provide up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge and aim to inspire, lead, and motivate our future youth. Faculty members have access to state-of-the-art sports science laboratories and fully-equipped sports facilities.

We invite suitable applicants to apply for Associate/Assistant Professor in sports injury rehabilitation, and musculoskeletal health Applicants whose secondary area of expertise is sports biomechanics or exercise physiology will have an added advantage.


The successful candidates should satisfy the following criteria:

  • A PhD in physical education, sports science, or related fields
  • A solid record of research and publications in related areas, including the ability to secure and manage competitive grants and an emerging record of publications in reputable peer-reviewed international journals
  • An excellent track record in university teaching and research in the related fields, preferably at an institution of good standing and a promising trajectory in research and publications
  • Evidence of a good record in teaching courses in the related fields
  • Experience in supervising graduate students
  • Leadership in research management (e.g., research grants received) and experience in curriculum development


Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • teach academic and sports activity courses 
  • be involved in student supervision, associated research, graduate student supervision, and some administrative work.


Please submit your application together with the following documents to us through:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae, which should include competence and experience in teaching academic and/or sports activity courses
  • Areas of research interest
  • List of publications and grant records
  • A letter of application indicating ways you meet the criteria for the post
  • Email addresses of three academic referees

Closing Date

This position will remain open until filled.

Other Information

More information on PESS can be found at

Preliminary communication can be directed to Associate Professor Koh Koon Teck, Head of PESS, at

Note to applicants

We regret that only successful candidates will be notified (via email).

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