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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Music Education (Visual & Performing Arts Academic Group)

  • The Visual and Performing Arts Academic Group (VPA AG) at the National Institute of Education in Singapore is responsible for the delivery of teacher preparation programmes for all Primary and Secondary Art, Drama and Music educators.

    Known for their collegiality, innovative arts-based pedagogies and pioneering research and publications, faculty across Art, Music and Drama in the Visual and Performing Arts Academic Group combine diverse creative backgrounds to engender a supportive ambience towards developing leadership and scholarship capabilities. VPA faculty are engaged in research in Intercultural Theatre, Cultural Politics and Performance, Sound / Music in Performance, Virtual Performativities, 21st century issues, Philosophy of Music Education, Cross-Cultural Studies and Interdisciplinarity in Music and Education, to name a few.

    In consideration of present and projected needs in the areas of research and teaching, the VPA AG invites applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the area of Music Education.

  • a) Preferably a Doctorate Degree or have recently submitted their Doctorate in the area of Music Education/Ethnomusicology/World Musics in Education.

    b) An established publication record of research in the areas of Music Education, Ethnomusicology, World Musics in Education preferably with indication of research grant awards in related areas of expertise and interest. 

    c) Teaching experience at tertiary level in addition to teaching experience in public or independent schools (government or state schools) would be an advantage.

    d) Experience in teaching at undergraduate, post-graduate and diploma (including in-service) levels, with indications of ability to teach Music Education theory, practice and pedagogy is highly desirable.

    e) Capacities for teaching, research and administrative duties including supervision of pre-service teachers during their practicum assignments at schools.

    f) Expertise in Music Education and Pedagogy in at least one of the following areas:

    Primary and Secondary General Music Education
    World Musics in Education
    Ethnomusicology

  • Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in the field of Music Education, Ethnomusicology, World Musics in Education (theory, practice, pedagogy) at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise student teachers in teaching practicum, mentor and supervise masters and doctoral students, and lead or collaborate in funded research projects, as well as maintain a strong research and publication record.

  • Please complete and send the prescribed Application Form for Academic Positions, together with your detailed curriculum vitae, which should include areas of research interest, list of publications and names and contact details of your 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 
    Email: hrdacad@nie.edu.sg

  • Applications will remain open until the position is filled.