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Position: Full-time Academic Positions (UC) (SUSS Core)
Department: UC
Closing Date: ongoing

 
The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is the newest Singapore government-funded university. Since its establishment in 2005, the University has leveraged on its strong relationships with industry to offer a unique applied curriculum for working adults that produces graduates who are confident, highly skilled, and job-ready. In 2014, it began to offer full-time degree programmes to fresh school leavers, with a curriculum designed to develop graduates who embody the 3 Hs: Head (professional competence and job readiness), Heart (social awareness and consciousness), and Habit (self-directed and lifelong learning).

To support the mission of the University, the SUSS Core provides a transformative experience for all SUSS undergraduates by focusing on educating the whole person – cognitively, socially, and creatively. It aims to develop students with the skills to think critically and reflexively about the social world around them, help them connect with what is important in life and develop responses to deal with new challenges, and provide them with experiences to articulate goals beyond the confines of their immediate surroundings. To this end, the SUSS Core offers courses that take a cross-disciplinary perspective on emerging global issues and incorporate a practical component to integrate teaching and learning with doing.

We are looking for individuals who believe and embody the 3 Hs, are knowledgeable in their fields and have a cross-disciplinary outlook, and aligned with the direction and approach of the SUSS Core to join our faculty team. Individuals who are able to teach the following areas, or are trained in the related disciplines should apply:
  • Political Economy
  • Philosophy
  • Urban Studies
  • Human Geography
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability Science
   
Basic Requirements:
  • A PhD from a reputable university
  • At least five years of relevant teaching and research experience in an academic institution for senior positions
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills, and a high level of integrity 
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of our team, keep abreast of developments in their fields, think strategically, and be a role model to our students
Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].

How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume, including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to:

Singapore University of Social Sciences:
Please indicate "UC - Full-Time Academic Position" in the email subject title.
(Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the terms and conditions offered will be based on the individual's qualifications and experience.)

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Position: Full-time Academic Positions (School of Business)
Department: School of Business
Closing Date: 31 December 2018

The School of Business (SBIZ) at Singapore University of Social Sciences aims to educate business minds and in the process, transform the lives of our students when they graduate with a business degree. SBIZ currently has more than 4,000 students enrolled in various degree programmes.
 
Our students are mainly working adults who are keen to upgrade and remain competitive in the fast-paced business world. We also have a sizable group of full-time students pursuing their degree education full time in the University. To equip our students for a better future, we provide them with a curriculum that is industry-relevant and we adopt innovative and practice-oriented pedagogical approaches (e.g. case study, flipped-classroom). Classes are interactive in nature and instructors go beyond lectures and facilitate interactive discussions and activities that require application of theories to solve real world problems. As most of our students are working, they are able to apply what they have learnt in the classroom to real-life scenarios in their workplace almost immediately. This enables them to live out our maxim - Learn Today, Apply Tomorrow.

SBIZ is now recruiting passionate full-time faculty members who are aligned with our education aspirations. The responsibilities of SBIZ full-time faculty members include teaching and developing courses, conducting academic and/or applied research, and managing degree programmes and projects. We are interested in candidates in the following areas:

  1. Accountancy (especially in the areas of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Assurance, Taxation, Business Valuation and Accounting Theory)
  2. Analytics (especially in the areas of Machine Learning, Data Mining, Text Mining, Statistics, Forecasting, Optimisation, Data Visualisation, Data Management, IoT and Big Data)
  3. Business Law
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Finance
  6. Information Systems
  7. Project Management
  8. Quality Management
  9. Supply Chain Management (especially in the areas of Procurement and International Trade  System)
  10. Strategy
  11. Operations Management
  12. Customer Relationship Management
  13. Business excellence (especially in the area of SPRING Singapore's Business Excellence framework)

Basic Requirements:
  • Ph.D. degree holder in a relevant discipline. Ph.D candidates nearing completion will also be considered.
  • Candidate with teaching and/or working experience in the relevant area will have an added advantage.
  • In the area of Finance, candidates with a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification or those in the area of Fintech, crytocurrency and digital banking will have an added advantage.
  • In the area of Accountancy, candidates with a Chartered Accountant of Singapore qualification (or equivalent professional qualification) and at least a Master's degree in a relevant area will also be considered.
  • In the area of Business Law, candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Law and at least 5 years of relevant working experience will also be considered.
Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].

How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume and dissertation (include proposal and/or research papers if the dissertation is not defended) , including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to:  

Singapore University of Social Sciences:
Please indicate "SBIZ - Full-Time Academic Position" in the email subject title.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
(Terms & conditions will be based on qualification & experience.)

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Position: Full-time Academic Positions (School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences)
Department: School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences
Closing Date: 31 December 2018


The School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences (SHBS) in the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is dedicated to nurturing working adults with an interest in the languages (English, Chinese, Tamil, and Malay), Translation and Interpretation, Communication, Psychology and Sociology. With a flexible and practice-focused curriculum, and a diverse range of high quality programmes, we provide our students with the unique opportunity to excel both in their education and careers.

A good University education needs great educators. At SHBS, we have a team of committed and dedicated academics with a passion for applied research and a desire to help working adults discover the joy of life-long learning. We want to expand our team and are looking for dynamic and caring educators who are excited about shaping the curriculum of their programme and charting its direction so as to prepare our graduates to succeed in the workplace and serve society.

We are currently looking for suitable candidates in the following area:
  • Communication (especially strategic communication or media writing)

Basic Requirements:
  • A Ph.D. in the relevant discipline from a reputable university
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the relevant tertiary teaching experience and professional qualifications

The successful candidate will support or oversee designated programmes and undertake programme administration work. S/he will also develop and teach courses for SUSS undergraduates/postgraduates in his/her areas of specialisation, and is expected to participate in applied research.

Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].

How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume and dissertation (include proposal and/ or research papers if the dissertation is not defended), including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to: 

Singapore University of Social Sciences:
Please indicate "SHBS - Full-Time Academic Position" in the email subject title.
(Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the terms and conditions offered will be based on the individual's qualifications and experience.)
 
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Position: Full-time Academic Position (Teaching and Learning Centre)
Department: Teaching and Learning Centre
Closing Date: 31 December 2018

[Position open to only new applicants]

As part of the growth of SUSS, the Teaching & Learning Centre (TLC) is seeking applicants for several full-time Faculty positions. 

TLC promotes excellence in teaching and learning through the design and implementation of innovative pedagogies; facilitation of Faculty development and training; scholarship of teaching & learning; and provides academic support for students whilst developing lifelong learning attributes in our graduates. 

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our dynamic team of Teaching & Learning (T&L) experts, as we seek to grow our capacity and reach in the field. Applicants would ideally have experience both as an academic, and in T&L in Higher Education settings. We encourage applicants with a special interest in the Learning Sciences, Technology-Enhanced Learning and/or Educational Research to apply, although we are open to diverse strengths and interests in T&L. 

The successful applicant, who will report to the Director of Teaching & Learning Centre, will have his/her primary responsibilities in one of the following areas:

1. Faculty Development
  • Initiate, contribute to, and play an active role in promoting Faculty development, adult lifelong learning and workplace learning within a Higher Education environment.
  • Provide thought leadership in one or more areas of education specialization (e.g. technology-enhanced learning, assessment, curriculum design & development, instructional design, workplace learning, program evaluation, etc) and actively contribute to the University’s scholarship, research and related activities. Applicants with depth and breadth in pedagogy are encouraged to apply.
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate Faculty professional development initiatives and activities, such as course and workshop materials for online, blended and face-to-face learning interventions. Applicants should strive to operate, and excel, at the level of the theory-practice nexus.
  • Develop, teach, and assess courses in adult learning at the undergraduate and Master’s levels.
  • Participate in and support professional learning platforms, initiatives, networks, and communities, including playing the role of pedagogical resource persons, mentors, coaches and provocateurs for quality change, innovative improvements in T&L
     
2.  Teaching & Learning Analytics
  • Play a leading or collaborative role in designing, planning for, gathering, analysing and presenting relevant data in a meaningful way to facilitate evidence-based T&L decision-making in SUSS.
  • Design and develop qualitative and/or quantitative methods of meaningfully tracking and evaluating different features of T&L within a Higher Education setting (e.g. quantitative analysis of data related to student learning outcomes/experiences, feedback, T&L interactionsor instructional approaches, to evaluate and improve the quality of course design and teaching interventions).
  • Offer consultancy, provide training and deliver presentations to Schools, Faculty or external parties on the prospects of using learning analytics to enhance T&L, advise on the setting up of relevant data collection points or practices to facilitate evidence-based educational review, and discuss pertinent findings from recent research and analysis.
  • Offer expertise in relevant aspects of research related to the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL ).
     
3.  Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL)
  • Play a leading or collaborative role in planning for, and conducting inquiry & research into, Teaching & Learning practices within SUSS and the Higher Education/Adult Learning space in general, and publishing or publicizing the results.
  • Incorporating and applying SoTL ideas, frameworks, practices, methodologies and findings to Faculty training & development, curriculum redesign & enhancement, assessment approaches, and other relevant educational initiatives.
  • Act as a change catalyst and encourage experimentation & innovation in T&L to enhance knowledge and student learning.
  • Contribute to, and play an active role in promoting SoTL at the institutional level, within Schools, and amongst Faculty, including managing T&L related research grants and awards, writing grant proposals and reports, and facilitating and supporting collaborative T&L research projects (e.g. by encouraging disciplinary, inter-disciplinary or industry/profession-related SoTL work and reflection in SoTL projects).

Successful applicants in all the positions above may also be assigned other duties (e.g. curriculum development, teaching, research, invigilation, committee work, etc) as needed.

TLC welcomes expressions of interest from potential applicants who may wish to find out more about the different roles or the Centre prior to applying.

Basic Requirements:
  • Ph.D. from a reputable university.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement pedagogically-sound initiatives in (one or more) key areas of curriculum design & development, instruction, assessment, Faculty development and training, or student development.
  • Hands-on experience in Faculty professional development or student development, and university-level teaching.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation and communication skills.

Preferred Requirements (depending on the position applied for):
  • A record in Teaching & Learning research, and/or strong experience in adult learning, e-learning or workplace learning pedagogies.
  • Adept at the use of technology in curriculum design and pedagogy, with the ability to incorporate these meaningfully into training sessions for Faculty and students.
  • Sound analytical skills and expertise in advanced quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis techniques .

Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].

How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume, including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to:
 
Singapore University of Social Sciences:
Please indicate "TLC - Full-Time Academic Position" in the email subject title.
(Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the terms and conditions offered will be based on the individual's qualifications and experience.)
 
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Position: Full-Time Academic Position (Early Childhood Education) (S R Nathan School of Human Development)
Department: Human Development and Social Services
Closing Date: 31 December 2018


Singapore University of Social Sciences invites applications for full-time faculty positions in our Early Childhood Education programmes. Singapore University of Social Sciences  has been Singapore’s only local university that caters to working adults through offering part-time programmes. It has started to offer full-time undergraduate degree programmes to fresh school leavers since 2014 and will be offering a full-time Direct Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Minor programme in 2017. 

This 4-year programme will be the first locally awarded full-time early childhood education undergraduate degree in Singapore, a significant milestone in the Singapore early years teacher education landscape. The programme is anchored in socio-cultural perspectives, an inclusive approach, a strong belief in child agency, and children’s meaning making through multiple modalities. More importantly, the programme aims to bridge the nexus between theory and practice for pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers. It involves field-based research and collaborative work with teachers to develop the programme. The programme will be delivered in a blended combination of online and face-to-face experiences, with an emphasis on teacher learning through regular placements in local kindergartens, child care centres and other relevant settings. We are looking for dynamic and experienced educators to join our team.

Essential responsibilities:
  • Develop course materials and assessments
  • Teach courses in both face-to-face and online environments 
  • Recruit and advise students
  • Mentor students both on campus and in their placements in the partner schools
  • Help build a network of partner preschools for forging collaborative partnerships both locally and overseas, to bridge theory and practice
  • Establish a research agenda for active engagement in research to inform practice
  • Engage in national initiatives to improve the quality of early childhood education in Singapore
  • Serve on internal and external committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements:
Applicants should have an earned doctorate in early childhood education or a related field. ABDs are expected to have completed their doctoral studies when the appointment commences. In addition, we are looking for candidates who: 

  • Are keen to develop an innovative teacher education programme that addresses the theory-
    practice nexus and issues related to human agency, social equity and cultural diversity
  • Have successful experience teaching in teacher education and/or professional development programmes
  • Have successful working experience with children, birth through six years, and their families in diverse early childhood settings
  • Are fluent in English and able to model good communication skills
  • Are able to engage in collaborative work

Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].
How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume, including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to:

Singapore University of Social Sciences:
Please indicate "NSHD - Full-Time Academic Position" in the email subject title.
(Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the terms and conditions offered will be based on the individual's qualifications and experience.)

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Position: Full-Time Academic Position (School of Law)
Department: School of Law
Closing Date: 31 December 2018


The School of Law aims to train and produce lawyers for the practice of law in Singapore, particularly in the areas of Criminal Law and Family Law. Our Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Laws programmes will provide a comprehensive education that is practice-oriented and multi-disciplinary. An applied learning approach will be adopted where cases and scenarios discussed in class will be drawn from actual cases. We want to produce law graduates who will be an important part of the community, who can immediately apply what they had learnt and are ready to be a productive member of a law practice.

SLAW is recruiting full-time faculty members who shares our education aspiration. The responsibilities of these positions include teaching and developing courses, mentoring students, and conducting academic and/or applied research. We are interested in candidates in the following areas:

  • Criminal Law  
  • Family Law
  • Equity and Trust
  • Tax (preferably in International Taxation )

Basic Requirements:
  • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Law and at least 5 years of relevant working experience 
  • Candidates with teaching and/or working experience in the relevant area will have an added advantage
  • Postgraduate degree holders – Masters or Ph.D. degree holder in a relevant discipline will also be considered

Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].

How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume, including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to:

Singapore University of Social Sciences:
Please indicate "SLAW - Full-Time Academic Position" in the email subject title.
(Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the terms and conditions offered will be based on the individual's qualifications and experience.)

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Position: Full-Time Academic Position (Infocomm Technology) (School of Science and Technology)
Department: School of Science and Technology
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2018


The School of Science and Technology (SST) promotes profession-centric and career-ready education in Science and Technology. Our inclusive, immersive and in-employment education transforms SST graduates into professionals equipped with the relevant knowledge, employable skills and work experiences.

SST is now looking to recruit ONE passionate full-time Infocomm Technology faculty member who is aligned with our education aspiration for Academic year 2018.

The responsibilities of the full-time SST faculty member include teaching and developing both face-to-face and online courses, conducting academic and/or applied research, and managing industry partners to deliver professional certification courses, which will prepare students with a firm foundation in computing education


Basic Requirements:
  • Ph.D. degree holder in ICT or Computer Sciences. Candidates with strong knowledge and industry experiences in growth areas of ICT especially Cybersecurity, will have an added advantage 

Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].

How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume, including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to:

Singapore University of Social Sciences
Please indicate "SST - Full-Time Academic Position (Infocomm Tech)" in the email subject title.
(Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the terms and conditions offered will be based on the individual's qualifications and experience.)

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Position: Full-Time Academic Position (Special Education) (S R Nathan School of Human Development)
Department: Human Development and Social Services
Closing Date: 31 December 2018


Singapore University of Social Sciences invites applications for full-time faculty positions in our Special Education programmes. Singapore University of Social Sciences has been Singapore’s only local university that caters to working adults through offering part-time programmes. It will be offering a part-time Bachelor of Special Education programme in 2019. 

This 3-year programme will be the first locally awarded Special Education undergraduate degree in Singapore, a significant milestone in the Singapore special needs education landscape. The programme aims to provide a broad range of knowledge and applicable skills for Special Education teachers and Special Educational Needs service providers. It is intended to prepare teaching professionals in various educational contexts who wish to meet the learning needs of students with special learning needs, and to improve the quality of care and education for a currently under-served sector. The programme will be delivered in a blended combination of online and face-to-face experiences. We are looking for a dynamic and experienced educator to join our team.
 
Essential responsibilities:
  • Develop course materials and assessments
  • Teach courses in both face-to-face and online environments 
  • Recruit and advise students
  • Mentor students both on campus and in their placements in the partner schools
  • Help build a network of partner schools for forging collaborative partnerships both locally and overseas, to bridge theory and practice​
  • Establish a research agenda for active engagement in research to inform practice
  • Engage in national initiatives to improve the quality of early childhood education in Singapore
  • Serve on internal and external committees
  • ​Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements: 
  • Ph.D. degree in Special Education or a related field
  • Ph.D candidates nearing completion will also be considered
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the relevant tertiary teaching experience and professional qualifications

In addition, we are looking for candidates who :
  • are keen to develop an innovative teacher education programme that addresses the theory-practice nexus and issues related to human agency, social equity and inclusivity
  • have successful experience teaching in teacher education and/or professional development programmes
  • have successful working experience with persons with Special Educational Needs, of all ages
  • are fluent in English and able to model good communication skills
  • are able to engage in collaborative work

Document:
Applicants are required to complete this form: [Summary of Candidate.doc].

How to Apply:
Please send the above "Summary of Candidate" form together with your full resume, including qualifications, work experience, current & expected salaries and contact number(s) to:
Singapore University of Social Sciences:
Please indicate "NSHD - (SPED) Full-Time Academic Position" in the email subject title.
(Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the terms and conditions offered will be based on the individual's qualifications and experience.)

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