Associate/Assistant Professor in Adapted Physical Activity/Education

National Institute of Education – Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group

We invite suitably qualified applicants to apply for Associate/Assistant Professor in adapted physical activity/education. Applicants whose secondary area of expertise is sport psychology or motor development will have an added advantage.


The successful candidate should satisfy the following criteria:

  1. A PhD in physical education, sport science, or related fields
  2. 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
  3. A good track record in university teaching and research in the related fields, preferably at an institution of good standing and a promising trajectory in research and publications
  4. Evidence of a good record in teaching courses in the related fields
  5. Experience in supervising graduate students
  6. Leadership in research management (e.g., research grants received) and experience in curriculum development


Successful applicants can expect to:

  • teach academic and sport activity courses
  • involved in student supervision, associated research, graduate student supervision, and some administrative work. 


Please submit your application together with the following documents to us through: here

  • A detailed curriculum vitae, which should include competence and experience in teaching academic and/or sport activity courses
  • Areas of research interest
  • List of publications and grant records
  • A letter of application indicating ways you meet the criteria for the post
  • Email addresses of three academic referees

Closing Date

This position will remain open until filled.

Other Information

More information on PESS AG can be found at

Preliminary communication can be directed to Associate Professor Koh Koon Teck, Head of PESS at