LINGUIST List 29.1783

Wed Apr 25 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, National Institute of Education

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 25-Apr-2018
From: Hui Mei Yee <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, 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: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Communication Skills and English for Academic Purposes


The NIE is among the world’s top education institutes, recognised for its excellence in teacher education & educational research. NIE has played a key and pivotal role in shaping & developing Singapore’s teaching profession & landscape through evidence-informed, practice-focused & values-based programmes & initiatives.

The NTU, Singapore, 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.

The ELL AG invites qualified applicants to apply for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position, specialising in Communication Skills & English for Academic Purposes.

Applicants should have:
- a relevant doctorate degree from a university of good international standing,
- an established record of excellent teaching in relevant areas at the tertiary level,
- experience in designing, teaching, & managing courses in Communication Skills & English for Academic Purposes,
- a familiarity with ICT application in teaching,
- experience of teaching different profiles of students, e.g. students from across different disciplines,
- experience of research in relevant areas,
- administrative/leadership experience in coordinating large courses & teaching teams.

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,
- engage in research & maintain a publication record,
- undertake administrative &/or leadership roles & to contribute to other service-related activities at the academic group or institution level.

Please complete the application form obtainable from the NIE website ( ) & submit it together with the following:
- A cover letter
- A Curriculum Vitae that includes work experience, qualifications, teaching experience, research accomplishments, publication list (in APA format), & service records.
- A statement of teaching philosophy & experience, evidence of teaching excellence, & student feedback on teaching
- Names, addresses, & email addresses of three academic referees

Other Information:

For enquiries, interested applicants may write to Associate Professor Ramona Tang, Head of ELL, at Please note that shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview, and to conduct a lesson for our students at NIE.

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 application is 16 July 2018 or until the position is filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 16-Jul-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

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