The Humanities & Social Studies Education (HSSE) Academic Group at the National Institute of Education in Singapore combines the expertise of scholars and experienced education specialists in history, geography and social studies to deliver impactful research and teacher education programmes. We offer an extensive range of courses focused on both classroom pedagogy and disciplinary content relevant to history, geography, and social studies educators, curriculum specialists, undergraduate teaching scholars and higher degree students. HSSE scholarship in educational practice ─ as well as in the disciplines of history, geography, and social studies ─ is relevant to a range of 21st Century issues fundamental to the preparation of professionals interested in academic careers, school leadership and educational specialisations. HSSE also has several collaborative projects focused on digital humanities, sustainability, and disciplinary thinking that focus on innovations designed to lead practice and guide change in education.
HSSE Academic Group intends to appoint two tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorships in Geography, with preferred specializations in any of the following:
• Biogeography/Landscape Ecology
This position provides opportunity to conduct research in the applicant’s area of specialization and teach geography content. In addition, there are unique opportunities to link content and geographic education research through the Sustainability Learning Lab (http://sll.hsse.nie.edu.sg/) and the IoT@NIE Learning Lab.