National Institute of Education Singapore is seeking an assistant or associate professor in physical education, with specialisms in adapted physical education.

Closing Date

The closing date is 31 Mar 2020.

The National Institute of Education (NIE) is among the world’s top education institutes, recognised for its excellence in teacher education and educational research. NIE has played a key and pivotal role in shaping and developing Singapore’s teaching profession and landscape through evidence-informed, practice-focused and values-based programmes and initiatives.

An autonomous institute situated within the research-intensive Nanyang Technological University, NIE is consistently ranked within the top 15 in the world for research impact in the field of Education.

The Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group (PESS) at the National Institute of Education in Singapore offers programmes in teacher education specialising in physical education.

We invite suitably qualified applicants to apply for Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in physical education & sport pedagogy (preferably in the areas of coaching and adapted physical education/physical activity), sport science (preferably in the areas of biomechanics and neuroscience/neurophysiology) or sport management.


The successful candidates should satisfy the following criteria:

A PhD in physical education, sport science, sport management or related fields.
A strong record of research and publications in related areas including the ability to secure and manage competitive grants and an emerging record of publications in reputable peer-reviewed international journals.
A good track record in university teaching and research in related modules, preferably at an institution of good standing and / or a promising trajectory in research and publication.
Evidence of excellence in teaching in related modules.
Experience in supervision of graduate students.
Leadership in research management (e.g., research grants received) and experience in curriculum development.

The successful applicants are expected to be engaged in teaching in academic and activity courses, teaching supervision, associated research, graduate supervision, and some administrative work.


Please submit your application to us through :—Sport-Pedagogy–PESS—NIE-_R00001414 together with the following documents :

your detailed curriculum vitae, which should include competence and experience in teaching academic and practical PE areas
areas of research interest
list of publications
a letter of application indicating in what ways you meet the criteria for the post
email addresses of three academic referees