Professor of Mathematics (Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group)

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

    An autonomous institute situated within the research-intensive Nanyang Technological University, NIE is consistently ranked within the top 15 in the world for research impact in the field of Education.

    The Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group (MME) at the National Institute of Education is part of the Singapore mathematics education ecology that has produced a world-class system for students of varied abilities. Our vision is to be a world class symbiosis of mathematics educators and mathematicians. A mathematician educator is a teacher of mathematics who bases his pedagogy on a strong foundation of mathematics disciplinarity, learning theories and mathematics education research findings. Our mission is to nurture mathematician educators for Singapore and the world through research and exemplary teaching. MME staff engage in research in mathematics education and mathematics to meet the needs of teachers within a changing environment, upholding the mathematical rigour essential to a productive STEM education. We constantly seek innovative and research-informed ways of delivering mathematics content and pedagogy courses in an effort to develop best practices as we collaborate with educators in the schools.

    We invite qualified applicants to apply for the following academic position:
    Professor of Mathematics

  • Applicants should have an outstanding publication record in mathematics and be recognized as a leader in their field of expertise. They should also have an established track record in tertiary teaching in mathematics.

  • The successful applicant is expected to be an academic leader and mentor to faculty and to the mathematics teachers of Singapore. He or she is also expected to undertake research projects, publish high quality research work and contribute to teaching and course development at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as related activities such as the supervision of student teachers during teaching practice.


  • Please complete and send the prescribed Application Form for Academic Positionstogether with your detailed curriculum vitae, which should include areas of research interest, list of publications and names and addresses, email addresses or fax numbers of at least five referees to:

    Head, Human Resource Department
    National Institute of Education
    Nanyang Technological University
    1 Nanyang Walk
    Singapore 637616
    Tel: (65) 6790 3098
    Fax: (65) 6896 9360

    Please note that shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview, and to conduct a lesson in their area of expertise for our students at NIE.

  • All applications will remain open until the position is filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 
  • For enquiries, interested applicants should contact:

    Associate Professor Tay
    Head, Mathematics and Mathematics Education