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LINGUIST List 24.4779

Wed Nov 27 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Ling: Lecturer, National University of Singapore

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

Date: 26-Nov-2013
From: Doris How <elchylnus.edu.sg>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: National University of Singapore
Department: Centre for English Language Communication (CELC)
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Centre for English Language Communication (CELC), National University of Singapore invites applications for full-time non-tenure track teaching positions, as follows:

Applicants should have:
- A PhD or Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, TESOL or a related field (content area specialists with a strong interest in teaching writing are also welcome to apply)
- A sound record of and strong commitment to teaching, with a minimum of three years’ experience at the tertiary level

Evidence of scholarly output would be advantageous.

Successful applicants will be required to:
- Develop and teach various courses at undergraduate and/or graduate levels
- Undertake pedagogical research
- Serve the Centre and the University through involvement in ELT-related projects and activities

About the Centre:
The Centre runs a range of courses, which include English Proficiency, English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, Professional Communication, Critical Thinking and Writing, Interdisciplinary Writing, English for Graduate Students, and Thesis Writing. The Centre is also responsible for delivering a content-based writing programme (Ideas and Exposition) within the new University Town residential college system. Additionally, it runs courses and special programmes for the University’s corporate and administrative staff. Applicants can find full course descriptions on the CELC website.

Additional Information:
The commencing salary is competitive and will depend on the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Successful applicants will be required to commence work either in July or December 2014, though a July 2014 start is preferable. Shortlisted applicants will be notified within one month of the closing date.

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit a covering letter which addresses their suitability for the position for which they are applying. The letter should be sent via email to the application email address below with the following documents:
- A detailed curriculum vitae, with names and addresses (including email) of three referees and a statement of current and expected remuneration
- Copies of degree scrolls
- Student/staff evaluations of courses taught in the last two years
- A statement of teaching philosophy and methodology (max. 1,000 words)

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to provide additional documents to support their application.

Application Deadline: 10-Jan-2014

Email Address for Applications: celcrecruitnus.edu.sg
Contact Information:
Ms Doris How
Email: elchylnus.edu.sg

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