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Associate/Assistant Professor in Biology Education (NSSE) [NIE]
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The Natural Sciences and Science Education Academic Group (NSSE AG) at the National Institute of Education in Singapore is committed to discovery and innovation in sciences and science education. Comprising faculty from both science content and pedagogical disciplines, we adopt an inter-disciplinary approach to teaching and research. Our science education researchers focus mainly on maximizing the potential of every child through research on students' learning approaches and problem-solving skills, and work with teachers to develop models of creative teaching and new approaches to learning. Faculty members receive research support through internal and external grants, as well as access to world-class research facilities.

The NSSE AG invites applications for Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Biology Education.


Successful candidates must have:
  • A basic degree in Biological Sciences and a PhD in education (specializing in science/biology education)
  • Published in top-tier, peer-reviewed international education journals, and be able to teach in English
  • Teaching qualifications, and it is desirable to have taught at secondary or primary level for at least 5 years and have leadership experience in school
  • Post-doctoral research experience, prior experience in conducting professional development courses for teachers, and conducting research in multilingual and multicultural environments are desirable
  • Compete for grants to support their research work


Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Conceptualize, teach and grade pre-service and in-service courses in Curriculum Studies (e.g., pedagogy/methods, assessment, curriculum) in Biological Sciences Education, and graduate level courses in Science Education.
  • Supervise student teachers in practicum attachments and course assignments, and supervise MEd/PhD students. Involvement in course coordination will be required. Additionally, academic staff members serve on committees in the academic group/NIE/NTU and offer consultancy and professional services to schools, the Ministry of Education and other public education-related organizations on a request basis.
  • Develop research programmes in areas of their interest and to publish in top-tier, peer-reviewed international education journals.


Please submit your detailed curriculum vitae, which should include areas of research interest, expertise in biology/science education, list of publications, teaching/supervision experience, research grant writing/winning experience, and names and addresses, email addresses or fax numbers of at least three referees to us.

Closing Date

All applications will remain open until the positions are filled.

Other Information

For enquiries, interested applicants may write to Prof Rajdeep Singh Rawat, Head of NSSE at copied to Ms Rebecca Ho, at

Note to applicants

We regret that only successful candidates will be notified (via email).

Hiring Institution: NIE
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