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Associate/Assistant Professor in Learner-oriented Assessment/ Educational Technology in Assessment

National Institute of Education - Learning Sciences & Assessment (LSA)

Location: Singapore - Singapore
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st November 2021
Expires: 31st December 2021
Job Ref: R00008119

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.

LSA invites applications with an earned doctorate and research portfolio in learner-oriented assessment/educational technology in assessment, for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position. 

Requirements

Successful candidates must have:

  • A PhD/equivalent qualifications/will be acquiring the qualifications at the time of application in a field relevant to learner-centred assessment/educational technology in assessment
  • Indicators of ability to secure and manage competitive grants
  • An emerging record of associated scientific research, presentations and publications in the area of learner-oriented assessment/educational technology in assessment
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, and understanding of school practice
  • Developing international network of scholarly collaborators
  • Excellent communication
  • Willingness to understand and support the work of colleagues beyond one’s niche expertise

For Associate Professor

  • A doctorate in a field relevant to learner-centered assessment/educational technology in assessment
  • Excellent track record of work as an Assistant/Associate Professor in reputable universities.
  • An excellent record in securing and managing competitive grants
  • A proven track record of publications in reputable peer-reviewed, international journals in the area of learner-oriented assessment/educational technology in assessment
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, and understanding of school practice
  • Good international network of scholarly collaborators
  • Excellent communication
  • Willingness to understand and support the work of colleagues beyond one’s niche expertise
  • Workplace experience in educational settings inclusive of schools is preferred 

Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be expected:

  • To conceptualize, design, implement and sustain a productive assessment research program, including the use of educational technology in assessment
  • To teach existing and new courses in initial teacher education, executive, undergraduate and graduate programmes; in particular, to conceptualise and implement learner-centred assessment/educational technology related assessment courses
  • To work with a team of faculty to develop and teach courses, and pioneer changes in practices in schools
  • To supervise initial teacher education and/graduate students
  • To succeed in competitive research grants, and publish research in reputable journals/other outlets as is customary in his/her field
  • To establish professional connections with local and international researchers and practitioners in the specific expertise area
  • To share expertise with NIE colleagues through various platforms
  • To contribute to services at the departmental, institutional, university, national and international levels
  • To succeed in competitive research grants, and publish research in reputable journals/other outlets as is customary in his/her field 

Application

Please submit your application to us online (please click the above 'Apply' button):

  • A cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Course outline/teaching plan of courses you may be interested in teaching
  • A resume including a publication list, names of three referees and your desired starting date of employment

Closing Date

This position will remain open until filled. 

Other Information

More information on LSA can be found at https://www.nie.edu.sg/our-people/academic-groups/learning-sciences-assessment

For enquiries, interested applicants may write to A/P Chen Wenli, Head/LSA at email: wenli.chen@nie.edu.sg or liantin.low@nie.edu.sg

Note to applicants

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

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