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Teaching Assistant (CNM)

Date: 28-Jan-2023

Location: ARTS & SOC SC, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore seeks applicants with teaching experience and/or industry experience in one or more of the following areas: developmental communication, digital humanities / culture x technology, media policy and governance, media and digital literacy
Length of Appointment: One academic year in the first instance.


Successful candidates must have a good Honours Degree in Communications or a closely affiliated discipline by the appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching (if applicable). A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential. Successful candidates are also expected to have experience with online teaching, and savvy with content creation such as podcasts and websites. 


Successful candidates are expected to teach 220-280 hours per academic year. Other duties include administrative service. Anticipated start date in Mar/Apr 2023, earliest. 

•    Candidates must have excellent verbal, reading, and written skills, and be able to explain difficult concepts clearly.
•    Be able to work well independently, and as a member of an interdisciplinary team with diverse interests and opinions.
•    Strong interest in continued engagement with a variety of humanities and non-humanities disciplines, as well as pedagogical improvement.
•    Strong ability to facilitate discussions for undergraduate students.
•    Past teaching and facilitation experience (especially at the university level) with good student feedback will put candidates in a strong standing.

Application Instructions (Closing Date: 31 January 2023)

Interested parties must submit the following documents:
(1) Cover Letter, indicating the position you are applying for. 
(2) Full CV
(3) Statement of teaching philosophy and methodology with evidence of student learning and educational leadership (i.e., official student feedback documents, if applicable). Note that the statement should be no more than a maximum of 1,000 words. Full official student feedback documents (if any) should be included in the appendix.
(4) Copies of educational certificates and transcripts
(5) 1-page Diversity Statement 
(6) Three (3) reference letters to be submitted directly by the letter writers to the following email: (letter writers should be able to comment on your suitability for the job)
For full consideration, please submit a complete application, including letters of recommendation. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Arts & Social Sciences

Department : Communications And New Media

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 18189