Assistant Professor in Sport Coaching (Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group)

  • The Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group (PESS) at the National Institute of Education in Singapore offers programmes in teacher education specialising in physical education. PESS prides itself on its international faculty with a diverse and wide-ranging expertise. We are committed to educating our students to be independent, critical and creative thinkers, as well as well-prepared practitioners in the fields of physical education, sports science, sports studies, sports management and sports pedagogy. We provide up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge and aim to inspire, lead and motivate the youth of our future. Faculty members have access to state-of-the art sports science laboratories and fully-equipped sports facilities.

    The PESS AG invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for Assistant Professor faculty positions in sport coaching.


  • The successful candidates should satisfy the following criteria:

    1. A PhD in sport coaching or related disciplines.

    2. A strong record of publications and grants received. 

    3. Teaching experience in sport coaching and related modules is required.

    4. Evidence of very good feedback on tertiary teaching.

    5. Experience in supervision of graduate students is an advantage.

    6. Teaching experience in activity modules such as floorball and soccer is an advantage. 

  • The successful applicants are expected to be engaged in teaching, research, teaching supervision, graduate supervision, and some administrative work.

  • Please complete and send the prescribed Application Form for Academic Positions, together with your detailed curriculum vitae, which should include competence and experience in teaching, areas of research interest, list of publications and grants, names and addresses of referees, and a letter of application indicating in what ways you meet the criteria for the post 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 

  • The closing date for all applications is 21 Nov 2018. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.