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Lecturer (Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group)

National Institute of Education

Location: Singapore - Singapore
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th November 2020
Expires: 30th January 2021
Job Ref: R00004571

The National Institute of Education (NIE) is among the world’s top education institutes, recognised for its excellence in teacher education and educational research.  NIE has played a key and pivotal role in shaping and developing Singapore’s teaching profession and landscape through evidence-informed, practice-focused and values-based programmes and initiatives.    

An autonomous institute situated within the research-intensive Nanyang Technological University, NIE is consistently ranked within the top 15 in the world for research impact in the field of Education. 

The Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group (MME) at the NIE is part of the Singapore mathematics education ecology that has produced a world-class system for students of varied abilities. Our vision is to be a world class symbiosis of mathematics educators and mathematicians. A mathematician educator is a teacher of mathematics who bases his pedagogy on a strong foundation of mathematics disciplinarity, learning theories and mathematics education research findings. Our mission is to nurture mathematician educators for Singapore and the world through research and exemplary teaching. MME staff engage in research in mathematics education and mathematics to meet the needs of teachers within a changing environment, upholding the mathematical rigour essential to a productive STEM education. We constantly seek innovative and research-informed ways of delivering mathematics content and pedagogy courses in an effort to develop best practices as we collaborate with educators in the schools. 

We invite qualified applicants to apply for the Lecturer position. 


Applicants should have an established track record in tertiary teaching for one or more of the areas listed below as well as administrative experience in co-ordinating large courses. 

  • Statistics (undergraduate and postgraduate)
  • Statistics Education
  • Subject Knowledge (Elementary Mathematics for Primary School Teachers)
  • Practicum supervision for student teachers
  • Supervision of graduate research students in Statistics and Statistics Education


Successful candidates will be expected to:  

  • contribute to teaching and course development at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as related activities such as the supervision of student teachers during teaching practice and graduate research in Statistics  
  • undertake research projects and to publish from their work  
  • teach psychometrics and educational assessment courses 


Please submit your application together with the following documents to us through : 

  • your detailed curriculum vitae  
  • areas of research interest  
  • list of publications  
  • names, addresses and email addresses of at least three referees. 

Please note that shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview, and to conduct a lesson in their area of expertise for our students at NIE. 

Closing Date  

All applications will remain open until the positions are filled. 

Other Information  

More information on MME AG can be found at

For enquiries, interested applicants should contact Associate Professor Ng Swee Fong at

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified (via email). 

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