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Lecturer at Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore

Applicants for the position of Lecturer should possess either:
– a Master’s degree or PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL or a related field; or
– a Master’s degree or PhD in Rhetoric/Composition, Communication Studies, humanities fields, or the social sciences who can demonstrate evidence of their expertise in teaching academic writing (candidates in this category whose content focuses on the history, rhetoric, or philosophy of science are particularly encouraged to apply)

Applicants should also:
– have a sound record of and strong commitment to teaching, with a minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience at the tertiary level, and
– demonstrate leadership in curriculum planning and materials development.

In addition, evidence of scholarly output in pedagogical research at the higher education level would be advantageous.

Successful applicants are expected to:
– work in teams to develop and/or teach various courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level(s)
– contribute expertise through involvement in ELT-related projects and activities
– engage in pedagogical research which supports English language teaching and learning at the higher education level

Additional Information
The Centre runs a range of courses, which include English Proficiency, English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, Professional Communication, Critical Thinking and Writing, Interdisciplinary Writing, English for Graduate Students, and Thesis Writing. The Centre is also responsible for delivering a content-based writing programme (Ideas and Exposition) within the University Town residential college system. Applicants can find full course descriptions at:
http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/programmes/undergraduates_faculty.php  (undergraduate programmes)
http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/programmes/graduates.php  (graduate programmes)
http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/programmes/iep.php (Ideas and Exposition programme)

How to Apply
Applicants should submit a cover letter which addresses their suitability for the position for which they are applying. The letter should be sent via email with the following documents:
– a detailed curriculum vitae, with names and addresses (including email) of three referees and a statement of current and expected remuneration
– copies of degree scrolls
– student/staff evaluations of courses taught in the last two years
– a statement of teaching philosophy and methodology (max. 1,000 words)

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to provide additional documents to support their application.

The starting salary is competitive and will depend on the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Successful applicants are expected to commence work in July / December 2016. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

celcrecruit@nus.edu.sgClosing date:  22 January 2016

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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