Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Languages and Linguistics

Singapore (SG)
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2016

National Institute of Education, Singapore

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 English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group is one of the twelve Academic Groups at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.  We pride ourselves in having a research culture that embraces diversity and multidisciplinary perspectives, as well as a strong focus on maintaining excellence in our teaching and pedagogy.

The department has both academic and pedagogy program commitments, and offers undergraduate and graduate programs as well as in-service and pre-service teacher certification courses.  Research oriented graduate work is also offered for the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.  

We invite qualified applicants to apply for the following academic position:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Languages and Linguistics to teach Communication skills, Grammar, Phonology and Basic Concepts in Linguistics


Applicants should have an established track record in tertiary teaching for one or more of the areas listed above as well as administrative experience in co-ordinating large courses. The appointment will be made at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level depending on qualifications and suitability.

Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to teaching and course development at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as related activities such as the supervision of student teachers during teaching practice. They are also expected to undertake research projects and to publish from their work.

For enquiries, interested applicants should contact Associate Professor Angelia Poon, Head, English Language & Literature, email: ellhead@nie.edu.sg

Please complete and send the prescribed Application Form for Academic Positions (http://www.nie.edu.sg/about-us/careers#submit-an-application), together with your detailed curriculum vitae, which should include areas of research interest, list of publications and names and addresses, email addresses or fax numbers of at least three referees to:

Head, Human Resource Department
National Institute of Education
Nanyang Technological University
1 Nanyang Walk
Singapore 637616
Tel: (65) 6790 3098
Fax: (65) 6896 9360
Email: hrdacad@nie.edu.sg
Please note that shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview, and to conduct a lesson in their area of expertise for our students at NIE.

Closing date
All applications will remain open until the positions are filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.