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Associate/Assistant Professor in Visual Arts (VPA) [NIE]
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The Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Academic Group at the National Institute of Education, prides itself on its diverse and wide-ranging expertise. Consisting of visual arts, music and drama units, VPA has been an integral part of Singapore's arts teachers' education with its provision of pre-service teacher education, professional development and extensive educational research in arts and arts education. VPA is committed to educating our students to be independent, critical and creative thinkers, as well as competent practitioners in the fields of arts education. Students and faculty have access to well-equipped studios and professional gallery that support teaching and learning. The academic group also hosts the Centre for Arts Research in Education (CARE) which is an established research hub in the institute that explores issues related to the arts and education.

We invite suitably qualified applicants in visual arts to apply for Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in VPA.


Successful candidates must have:

a MFA, PhD or equivalent in visual arts and its related fields (e.g. arts education, arts practice, art history, museum studies, curatorial studies)

a proven track record of creative research, exhibitions and/or publications.

some record of tertiary teaching in related modules, preferably at an institution of good standing, or teaching experience in primary or secondary levels

the candidate will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate, post-graduate and diploma levels as well as in-service courses for teachers

in addition, the candidate is expected to carry out supervision of graduate / undergraduate students, teaching practicum and assist in administrative/service work in the AG.

experience teaching at pre-primary to tertiary levels will be advantageous


Successful candidates will be expected to be a strong team member with a keen interest in developing an impactful research career while balancing teaching, supervision of students, practicum, administrative and service work.


Please submit your application together with the following documents to us :
  • A cover letter indicating the ways you meet the criteria for the position
  • A detailed curriculum vitae including a publication / exhibition list and grant records, names and email addresses of three academic referees
  • A research statement
  • A teaching statement
  • List of your best publications / exhibitions
  • Any other documents beyond those stated on the application form that demonstrates your qualifications and credentials

Closing Date

This position will remain open until filled.

Other Information

More information on VPA AG can be found at

For enquiries, interested applicants may write to Dr Kehk Bee Lian at

Note to applicants

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

Hiring Institution: NIE
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