Assistant or Associate Professor in Early Childhood Education (Early Childhood and 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 the area of early childhood education to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in the ECSE AG. 

    Applicants should have an established track record in research as well as tertiary teaching experience and working with preschool educators and personnel in early childhood settings. The appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.


  • The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the pre-service, in-service and/or postgraduate levels, supervise student teachers in teaching practicum, mentor and supervise master and doctoral students, maintain a strong research and publication record as well as assume administrative responsibilities.

  • 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 

  • 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 Ms Lenny, Administrative Manager, Early Childhood & Special Needs Education Academic Group.