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Institution:National University of Singapore
Department:Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Location:Singapore, Singapore
Target rank:Lecturer, Senior Lecturer
Tenure track:no
Start date:Fall 2014
Posting date:October 1, 2013
Application deadline:November 15, 2013
More info URL:http://www.chbe.nus.edu.sg/career/career-instructor.html
Contact: Nancy Chia
Research areas:Education

We seek excellent applicants for the teaching-track appointments at all levels (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor) in the NUS Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Applicants should have strong background for teaching chemical engineering subjects, particularly, design project and SHE (safety, health & environment) modules.

Teaching-track staff are expected to excel in teaching and educational leadership. Applicants with evidence of focus and passion that are oriented towards teaching excellence, student learning, and pedagogical research and innovation are welcomed to apply.

Job Profile

1. You will independently teach core chemical engineering subjects and engage in all related pedagogical activities such as course material development, student consultation/mentoring, assessment, and grading.

2. As a teaching-track appointee, you should expect to have significant teaching-related responsibilities including curriculum design, development of undergraduate laboratories, creation of study material (including multimedia), programme outcomes assessment, etc.

3. You will actively contribute to the teaching initiatives of the department, highlight and lead innovative practices in education by participating in various working committees and interest groups.


• PhD in Chemical Engineering with at least two years of relevant experience. Applicants without PhD but extensive industrial experience are also eligible

• Evidence of excellent teaching record as shown by student feedback/evaluations (required) and peer reviews of teaching (if available)

• Educational leadership, active familiarity with curriculum matters, pedagogical research experience, and publications in educational journals commensurate with the respective grades of appointment

• Authorship of text books and demonstrated innovative teaching methodologies will be considered as additional strengths

Interested applicants may email their applications by 15 November 2013 to Ms Nancy Chia (nancychia@nus.edu.sg). The application materials should include your CV, a statement of teaching interest, philosophy and methodology (max 2 pages), and contacts of at least three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.