Lecturer (Language and Communication Centre)
Nanyang Technological University – School of Humanities (Singapore)
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.
The Language and Communication Centre (LCC) offers courses in communication skills to students across the university, particularly in the disciplines of engineering, the humanities, science, and social sciences. The Centre is especially interested in employing teaching staff with a background in English for science and technology, web-based learning programmes, and the teaching of English research writing to postgraduate students across a range of disciplines.
Candidates who have the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
- PhD Degree in English linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Technical Communication
- Experience in course design for discipline-specific English
- Interest in new media and digital literacy
- An active research agenda
Successful candidates will be expected to teach communication skills, English for academic purposes, and/or technical communication and to conduct research on related areas of inquiry. This position will be in an academic centre which is rapidly developing a strong research trajectory, and which will welcome candidates with a strong interest in research in such fields as English for Academic Purposes, Applied English Linguistics, English for Specific Purposes, multimodal education, web-based learning or a related field of English linguistics. This position may suit newly-qualified PhDs with a passion for interdisciplinary English teaching and research.