Senior Lecturers/Lecturers for Navigating the Digital World

Senior Lecturers/Lecturers for Navigating the Digital World

Nanyang Technological University
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Nanyang Technological University (NTU) invites applications for Senior Lecturers/Lecturers for a course titled Navigating the Digital World.
New Curriculum - Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core
NTU is transforming its education objectives towards more interdisciplinarity and collaborative learning for the foundation years of its undergraduate curriculum. A new interdisciplinary and collaborative curriculum will be introduced in the academic year of 2021 to develop students’ cognitive agility, competence and character, besides their disciplinary major. This new curriculum consists of a set of 7 core courses which will form part of the overall degree requirement in all NTU undergraduate programmes. The courses will be concentrated over the first two years of study comprising mixed classes of students from different disciplinary programmes, so that they can embrace multidisciplinary group learning as part of the overall academic expectation from the start of their university education. Students will collaborate in different teams for their course projects or assignments.
Content for the 7 common core courses is developed by a diverse mix of faculty and integrated to understand issues from various perspectives. Aligned with the learning outcomes of the desired attributes of an NTU graduate, the courses are curated to focus on key transferable skills and the global challenges of the modern world. The courses will adopt the flipped classroom and collaborative learning pedagogy, with content made available prior to classes, to facilitate collaborative discussion through group-based activities during class time.
Candidates are sought for a course titled Navigating the Digital World, one of the core courses in its new Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core (ICC) for all NTU undergraduates.
This role is critical as part of the ICC Office’s strategy to implement NTU’s Education 5.0 to focus on interdisciplinary and collaborative curriculum and to develop students into future-ready graduates and fulfils the following responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and conducts all teaching assignments, both face-to-face and virtual delivery

  • Develops, designs, and continuously improves curriculum plans, course outlines, evaluation procedures and instruments to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensure student engagement

  • Develops an instructional plan (known as a course outline or syllabus) for the course(s) they teach and ensures that it meets college and school standards

  • Supports course administration such as course evaluation, online course materials, attendance records, academic counselling on student progress

  • Conducts assessments, marking and grade entries, feedback to students, student consultations, non-academic matters etc.

  • Develops course materials and learning resources for course delivery and support students’ learning

  • Provides regular course and student progress statistics for reporting and strategic decision making

  • Demonstrates values and principles of professional conduct in all endeavours

  • Any other assigned duties

Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • Applicants should have industry and/or academic experience, a passion for teaching and preferably possess a Master’s degree or PhD in information systems, computer science, or related STEM discipline, with the relevant professional qualifications

  • Knowledge in ICT related topics (e.g. Computational Thinking, Cybersecurity, AI, Blockchain, Data Ethics and Privacy etc)

  • Candidates should demonstrate teaching/mentoring excellence and be able to engage in curriculum development and work closely with students for undergraduate courses

  • Candidates with industry experience are preferred

Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report, where applicable) by clicking the Apply button.
Review of applications and shortlisting decision will be on an on-going basis until the position is filled.Hiring Institution: NTU

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A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district. Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources. For more information, visit About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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