Job opening (NUS): Full-time Teaching Assistant (deadline 10 Dec 2010)

Full-time Teaching Assistant (FTTA) for Life Sciences Undergraduate Courses @ Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Application Deadline: 10 Dec 2010

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The Department of Biological Sciences is inviting applications for the posts 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. Fresh graduates with Honours Degree are welcome to apply.

The FTTA will be working as a team with professors, laboratory officers and teaching assistants 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, appreciate student issues and be passionate about teaching and field work.

The specific duties of the FTTA include:

  • oversee biodiversity and ecology modules;
  • recruit, manage and train part-time TAs;
  • oversee the schedule of field trips and/or laboratory practical sessions;
  • manage and mark continual assessments;
  • manage student marks databases; and
  • handle student queries.

The appointment will commence in January 2011. 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 Friday 10th Dec 2010 to:

Lim Miah Kyan (Mr.)
Life Sciences Undergraduate Program
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore
Block S3 Level 5, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
Email: dbslmk@nus.edu.sg

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