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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education (Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group) [NIE]
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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/her 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/ Senior Lecturer position in the area of Mathematics Education.

Requirements

The successful candidate should satisfy the following criteria:
  • Have a PhD or working towards a PhD in Mathematics Education, focusing on Assessment and Psychometrics with a particular focus on mathematics education;
  • Have a strong record of classroom teaching, preferably have taught in a Singapore mainstream primary school as a mathematics teacher for more than 10 years;
  • Have experience of at least middle management in a Singapore mainstream school, primary HOD Mathematics for at least five years; and
  • Have some experience in teacher training (e.g., providing teacher professional development training as a teacher educator, lead teacher or master teacher in the Singapore education system).


Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • contribute to teaching and course development at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels for mathematics education;
  • supervise graduate and undergraduate students in mathematics education research and school practicum;
  • teach mathematics education courses from pre-service to postgraduate level;
  • conduct research relating to mathematics education and psychometrics in mathematics;
  • liaise with the Singapore MOE on curriculum and mathematics teacher education matters;
  • provide consultancy on mathematics education assessment for MOE and other IHL.


Application

Please submit your application together with the following documents to us :
  • 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 https://www.nie.edu.sg/our-people/academic-groups/mathematics-and-mathematics-education.

For enquiries, interested applicants should contact Associate Professor Toh Tin Lam, Head/ MME email: tinlam.toh@nie.edu.sg

Note to applicants

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified (via email).

Hiring Institution: NIE
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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education (Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group) [NIE]
Singapore
3 days ago
N/A
Full-time