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Lecturer in Special Education (Early Childhood & Special Needs Education Academic Group)

  • The Early Childhood and Special Needs Education Academic Group (ECSE AG) at the National Institute of Education is the main teacher education department in Singapore for teacher and personnel preparation in early childhood and special needs education (including students with high abilities). ECSE AG offers pre-service, in-service and higher degree programmes in special needs education, early childhood and high abilities (gifted education). In addition, ECSE AG staff members are strongly encouraged to be involved in high quality research that have a significant impact within the local Singaporean context and contribute to new knowledge internationally.

    The ECSE AG invites applicants with a PhD or EdD in Education or a related field, with a teaching emphasis on special needs, to apply for a lecturer position in our department. 

     

  • The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the pre-service, in-service and postgraduate levels, supervise student teachers in teaching practicum, provide some supervision for master and doctoral students as well as assume administrative responsibilities.

  • Applicants should have tertiary teaching experience in working with teachers and/or other school personnel to support students with special needs within mainstream/regular schools. It is preferable for applicants to have also worked with students with special needs at the primary/elementary and/or secondary school levels. It is also preferable for applicants to be familiar with research-supported strategies and pedagogies, and who are able to translate and share in their teaching such evidence-based approaches.

  • 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 addresses, email addresses or fax numbers of at least three 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. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • For enquiries on the available position, interested applicants can write to Mr. Novindarjit Singh, Administrative Manager, Early Childhood & Special Needs Education Academic Group.