Teaching Assistant, Mathematics

19 May 2023
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Mathematics at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the position of Teaching Assistant. The appointment will be on a contract basis, renewable based on performance. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  1. Conduct tutorial classes (10 ~ 12 hours per week during term time)
  2. Facilitate group discussion
  3. Hold consultation hours
  4. Help lecturers prepare course materials
  5. Invigilate and grade assessments
  6. Monitor online forum

Your application package should comprise the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. If available, evidence of effective teaching; e.g. student feedback and evaluations
  4. Teaching Philosophy: A statement of teaching philosophy, including goals and approaches
  5. Teaching History: A summary of modules taught (if applicable)
  6. Three Reference Letters.  Please ask your referees to email their letters to  with the subject <Reference for TA application – name of candidate>


Selection Criteria

  • A Bachelor's (Honors) Degree in Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/Computing/Data Science or related areas.
  • Teaching experience is preferred.
  • Able to convey information in a clear, concise, and interesting manner.
  • Able to work cooperatively as a member of a team and manage groups at the undergraduate level.

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: Science
Department : Mathematics
Job requisition ID : 17634