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LINGUIST List 24.3128

Fri Aug 02 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; General Ling; Ling & Lit: Asst Prof, National Institute of Education

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Aug-2013
From: Peter Teo <ellheadnie.edu.sg>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: National Institute of Education
Department: The English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.nie.edu.sg
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): English (eng)


English Language and Literature

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 position of Assistant Professor in the following academic areas:
- Pedagogical Grammar
- Language Teaching Methodology
- Literacy, especially new media and multiliteracies
- Communication Skills in Teaching

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/language and literacy education; a sharply focused 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.

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 facilitation of teaching practice, and graduate supervision.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview and to conduct a lesson in their area of expertise for our students at NIE, as well as a research seminar for faculty

For enquiries, interested applicants should contact Associate Professor Peter Teo, Interim Head at the contact email address below.

Please complete the prescribed application form obtainable from the NIE website at the application URL below 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 Head, Human Resource Department at the application address and email address below.

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

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Head, Human Resource Department
National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk
Singapore 637616
Email Address for Applications: hrdacadnie.edu.sg
Web Address for Applications: http://www.nie.edu.sg/about-nie/careers/submit-application
Contact Information:
Interim Head Peter Teo
Email: ellheadnie.edu.sg
Phone: (65) 6790 3098
Fax: (65) 6896 9360
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