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Teaching Assistant (Department of Physiology)

Date: 29-Nov-2022

Location: YONG LOO LIN SCH OF MEDICINE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Purpose


To assist in the conduct, coordination and administration of education matters pertaining to undergraduate teaching (practicals/tutorials for Life Sciences and Medical students), Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses and education research.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Conduct and facilitate discussions during online or face-to-face practical/tutorial sessions involving small groups of students.

  • Assist in setting and marking of tutorial questions, course assignments and practical reports.

  • Assist in the incorporation of educational technology into teaching activities.

  • Provide administrative support for undergraduate teaching modules, including but not limited to the management of Learning Management System and liaising with lecturer/s on setting up essential module information and course materials.

  • Provide support on the preparation of practical/tutorial classes and logistic matters for Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses in the department.

  • Assist in the conduct and execution of education research work within the department.

  • Provide administrative coordination and support for Departmental Ethics Review Committee (DERC). 


(Please state Qualification, Years of Experience, Knowledge & Skills required.)


  1. Degree in Biomedical/Life Sciences or related field
  2. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  3. Effective oral and written management communication skills
  4. Proficiency in education technologies would be preferred.

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.