LINGUIST List 29.1782

Wed Apr 25 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 25-Apr-2018
From: Hui Mei Yee <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant 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, Singapore
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


NTU is a young, research-intensive university on a rapid global rise. It is currently ranked 11th in the world in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, & 1st in the QS rankings among universities under 50 years old. The English Language and Literature Academic Group (ELL AG) at the National Institute of Education in Singapore is committed to high-quality research and innovative teaching in the areas of English language and linguistics, literature, and English teacher education. We have a strong team of highly dedicated faculty members engaged in cutting-edge disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and education research, committed to bringing theoretically-robust and practice-relevant perspectives to our classrooms. As an academic department within an institution devoted to teacher education, a key thrust of ELL is to develop impactful research and teaching in partnership with schools and teachers, and our mission is to develop critically-engaged, socially-responsible, knowledgeable, and passionate individuals and English teachers for the 21st century.

ELL AG invites qualified applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position in the area of applied linguistics.

Applicants should have expertise in at least two, & preferably all, of the
following areas:
- Corpus Linguistics
- Psycholinguistics
- Research Methodology

In addition, applicants must have:
- a relevant doctorate degree from a university of good international
- an established track record of research & relevant publications in reputable
peer-reviewed international journals,
- an established record of excellent teaching in a relevant area at
undergraduate or graduate levels (preferably both),
- a willingness to teach/support the work of colleagues beyond one’s niche
area of expertise.

Successful candidates will be expected to:
- contribute to teaching & course development at the undergraduate &
postgraduate levels, as well as related activities such as the supervision of
teaching practice, & thesis supervision,
- develop a strong research agenda & maintain a strong publication record,
- undertake administrative &/or leadership roles and to contribute to other
service-related activities at the academic group/institution level,
- establish partnerships with local & international researchers &
practitioners to explore avenues for research & teaching that will create an
impact in the discipline &/or educational practice.

Please complete the application form obtainable from the NIE website
( ) and submit it
together with the following:
- A cover letter
- A Curriculum Vitae that includes work experience, qualifications, teaching
experience, research accomplishments, & service records. A full publication
list in APA format (with the most recent publication listed first) should be
included. Journal articles, book chapters, books, conference proceedings, etc.
should be listed clearly under separate headings.
- A statement of research interests
- A statement of teaching philosophy & experience, evidence of teaching
excellence, & student feedback on teaching
- Three sample publications
- Names, addresses, & email addresses of three academic referees

For enquiries, interested applicants may write to Assoc Prof Ramona Tang,
Head/ELL, at

All applications should be addressed to the head of the human resources
department at the postal address below (Tel: (65) 6790 3098, Fax: (65) 6896

Closing date:
The closing date for applications is 25 June 2018. We regret that only
shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 25-Jun-2018

Head, Human Resource Department
National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Associate Professor Ramona Tang

Page Updated: 25-Apr-2018