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Sat Nov 19 2011

Jobs: English Lang & Lit: Asst/Assoc Prof, Nat'l Institute of Education

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        1.     Celeste Tay , English Language and Literature; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore


Message 1: English Language and Literature; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore
Date: 17-Nov-2011
From: Celeste Tay <head.ellnie.edu.sg>
Subject: English Language and Literature; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore
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University or Organization: National Institute of Education
Department: English Language and Literature Academic Group
Job Location: Singapore
Web Address: http://www.nie.edu.sg
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group of the
National Institute of Education (NIE) is a department that focuses on
research and teacher education in the areas of English Language,
Linguistics and Literature. 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 positions:

Position: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
- Pedagogical Grammar
- Reading and Literacy
- Testing and Assessment
- Language Teaching
- English Literature Education with specialisation in the history of English
literature education, globalisation and literature education, and/or literature
pedagogy
- Curriculum Development

Applicants are to have a doctoral degree in hand by date of appointment in
the relevant fields, with a strong record in research - refereed publications in
applied linguistics/education and literature education; evidence of empirical
research agenda; demonstration of ability in teaching graduate and
undergraduate courses. Applicants will be in a position of added advantage
if he or she possesses teaching qualifications and has had some school
teaching experience.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview and to conduct a
lesson in their area of expertise for our students at NIE.

Successful applicants hired on the professorial track will be expected to
contribute to teaching and course development at the undergraduate and
postgraduate levels, as well as related activities such as the facilitation of
teaching practice, and graduate supervision.

For enquiries, interested applicants should contact Ms Celeste Tay,
Secretariat of the ELL Search Committee, at email: head.ellnie.edu.sg

Application:
Please complete the prescribed application form obtainable from the NIE
website (http://www.nie.edu.sg/about-nie/careers/submit-application) and
submit it together with the following:
- At least three sample publications
- Statement of Research and Teaching Interests
- Curriculum Vitae detailing work experience, qualifications, teaching,
research and service records. Please list publications in the APA format
(most recent first). Journal articles, chapters, proceedings etc. should be
listed clearly under separate headings.
- Student feedback on teaching obtained in the last two years, if available
- Complete set of graduate transcripts
- Names, addresses, and email addresses of three referees

All applications should be addressed to the application address or
application email address below.

The closing date for applications is 1 Feb 2012. Only shortlisted
candidates will be notified.


Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Head, Human Resource Department
National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk
637616
Singapore
Email Address for Applications: hrdacadnie.edu.sg
Contact Information:
Celeste Tay
Email: head.ellnie.edu.sg
Phone: (65) 6790 3098
Fax: (65) 6896 9360

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