LINGUIST List 28.1440

Wed Mar 22 2017

Jobs: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 21-Mar-2017
From: Centre for Modern Languages <>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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University or Organization: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Department: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Chinese

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


Centre for Modern Languages,
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at NTU is inviting applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Chinese Language in the Centre for Modern Languages.

Lecturer in Chinese (3 years renewable contract)

We are seeking an experienced lecturer capable of teaching introductory to advanced Chinese to tertiary students. Knowledge in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies is preferred. Candidates should have proven track-record in teaching, curriculum design, multimedia course materials development and knowledge of new technologies in language instruction. The position is offered on a three-year renewable contract basis.

Selection Criteria:

- Postgraduate qualification in Second Language Acquisition, Chinese Linguistics
- Native proficiency in written and spoken Chinese

- Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese preferably at tertiary level

- Experience in developing Chinese language materials, including e-learning materials 

- Experience with multimedia and computer-based instructional technologies

- Ability to coordinate large courses.
- Good command of English

The School currently offers electives in 14 modern languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Russian, Singapore Sign Language, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese) and there are plans to increase the number of languages offered in the Centre. The Centre places great importance on enhancing the intercultural knowledge and skills of the learners as well as their linguistic competence.

For further information about the current Modern Language Electives, please refer to the following website:

Emoluments and General Terms & Conditions of Service:

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (see application URL below) and send your application package [consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae (including records of innovative curriculum development and teaching experience), teaching statement, and the names and contact details of at least three referees] to the address for applications below.

Closing date for applications: 28 April 2017.

Only successful candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 28-Apr-2017
Centre for Modern Languages,
Nanyang Technological University, School of Humanities & Social Sciences

14 Nanyang Drive, #02-36
Singapore 637332

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Centre for Modern Languages
Fax: (65) 6795 4710

Page Updated: 22-Mar-2017