LINGUIST List 25.2967

Fri Jul 18 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 17-Jul-2014
From: Head, Human Resource Department <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore, Singapore
E-mail this message to a friend

University or Organization: National Institute of Education
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Job Title: Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group of the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 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 programme commitments, and offers undergraduate and graduate programmes 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 one or more of the following areas:

- Oracy Development and Research
- Corpus Linguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- Language Acquisition
- Pragmatics
- Language Teaching Methodology

Applicants with a strong interest in teacher education and with the ability to contribute to teaching on foundational Applied Linguistics courses would be viewed favourably.

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; 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 Associate Professor Peter Teo, Head, English Language & Literature, email:

Please complete the prescribed application form obtainable from the NIE website (below) and submit it together with the following:

- At least three sample publication
- 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 below.

Closing date
Applications will remain open until the position is filled. 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:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Head, Human Resource Department
Phone: (65) 6790 3098
Fax: (65) 6896 9360

Page Updated: 18-Jul-2014