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Lecturer, Malay/Bahasa Indonesia

Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Job Details

School of Humanities

Nanyang Technological University - CML (Malay/ Bahasa Indonesia)

Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore is among the top universities in Asia. 

The School of Humanities at NTU Singapore pursues disciplinary excellence and promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking competence, research expertise, and communication skills to enable them to realize their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

Lecturer, Malay/Bahasa Indonesia

The School of Humanities invites suitable candidates to apply for a faculty position in Malay or Indonesian Language in the Centre of Modern Languages at the rank of Lecturer. Candidates must have a considerable track record in teaching, curriculum design, multimedia course materials development and knowledge of new technologies in language instruction.

The successful applicant will teach introductory to advanced Malay and/or Bahasa Indonesia courses to tertiary students. Developing pedagogical materials, incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum and knowledge of current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies will be an added advantage. 

The Centre for Modern Languages (CML) is a diverse department offering 15 Asian and European languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Russian, Singapore Sign Language, Spanish, Tamil, Thai and Vietnamese). The centre places great importance on enhancing the intercultural knowledge and skills of the learners as well as their linguistic competence.


Candidates who have the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • Postgraduate Qualification in Malay or Bahasa Indonesia as a foreign language or in Malay or Indonesian studies.
  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching both languages, preferably at tertiary level.
  • Experience in developing both Malay and/or Indonesian language materials, including web-based materials.
  • Experience with multimedia and computer-based instructional technologies.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, teaching evaluations, names and contact details of at least three referees) through the NTU career portal:

Closing date of the application is 30 June 2024.

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:

Chair of Search Committee, Centre for Modern Languages



Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is placed 11th globally, and 1st among the world's top young universities for six consecutive years (QS university rankings). It is also ranked No.2 among the world's elite young universities (aged 50 and under) that have excelled in producing high-quality research (Nature Index Young Universities).

We invite you to be part of this world-class university through the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Postdocotoral Fellowship programme. 

About Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellowship (LKY PDF)

The prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellowship (LKY PDF) was established in 1991 under the Lee Kuan Yew Endowment Fund. The Fellowship supports and promotes young and outstanding researchers to realise their full potential in the areas of Engineering, Science, Humanities, and Medicine.

The Fellowship will be awarded concurrently with the candidate's appointment as a research staff in NTU.

Please click here for the detailed list of research areas available in the respective Colleges/Schools/Research Centres.


• Excellent academic records and research potential.
• Recent PhD graduates, or with at most 1 postdoctoral training from a reputable university. 

Terms and Conditions: 
• The Fellowship will be tenable for a period of 3 years.  
• In addition to an attractive remuneration, the successful candidate will be awarded a research grant of S$180,000 for research consumables and research related expenditure. 

Application Procedure:

Please click here for more information.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

Application Closing Date: 28 February 2020

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