Job Offer: Full-time Teaching Assistant for Biodiversity & Ecology undergraduate courses

Full-time Teaching Assistant (FTTA) for
Life Science (Biodiversity & Ecology) undergraduate courses
@ Department of Biological Sciences, NUS
Deadline: 23 May 2010


The Department of Biological Sciences is inviting applications for the post of Full-Time Teaching Assistant (FTTA) in Life Sciences undergraduate courses, in the field of Biodiversity and Ecology.

Candidates should preferably possess an Honours Degree but exceptions may be made for degree holders with relevant expertise and industrial experience.

The FTTA will be working with a team of professors and laboratory officers to achieve holistic goals for student education in NUS. The FTTA must be reasonably competent with data management and administration, comfortably manage and consult peers, be understanding of student issues and have a passion for teaching and field work.

The specific duties of the FTTA include:

  • oversee modules in biodiversity, ecology and animal behaviour,
  • recruit, manage and train part-time TAs,
  • oversee the schedule of field trips and laboratory practical sessions,
  • manage and mark continual assessements,
  • student marks management and
  • handle student queries.

The appointment will commence in July 2010. This appointment is a 1-year contract which is renewable based on performance.

Interested candidates are invited to apply with cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae, together with letters from three referees by 23rd May 2010 to:

Lim Miah Kyan (Mr.)
Executive, Life Sciences Undergraduate Program Committee
C/O Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore
Block S3 Level 5, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543


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