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The Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group (MME)
at the NIE is part of the Singapore mathematics education ecology that has produced a world-class system for students of varied abilities. Our vision is to be a world-class symbiosis of mathematics educators and mathematicians. A mathematician educator is a teacher of mathematics who bases his/her pedagogy on a strong foundation of mathematics disciplinarity, learning theories and mathematics education research findings. Our mission is to nurture mathematician educators for Singapore and the world through research and exemplary teaching. MME staff engage in research in mathematics education and mathematics to meet the needs of teachers within a changing environment, upholding the mathematical rigour essential to a productive STEM education. We constantly seek innovative and research-informed ways of delivering mathematics content and pedagogy courses in an effort to develop best practices as we collaborate with educators... in the schools.

We invite qualified applicants to apply for the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position in the area of Mathematics Education.


The successful candidate should satisfy the following criteria:
• A PhD in Mathematics Education from a reputable university.
• A strong record of research and publications in reputable peer-reviewed international journals.
• A strong record in university teaching in mathematics education courses for pre-service and in-service teachers.
• A strong record of leadership in research management (e.g. securing competitive research grants) and curriculum development.
• Must have past experience teaching in schools for K-12 levels.


The successful candidate will be expected to:
• contribute to teaching and course development at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels for mathematics education
• develop a research programme and secure competitive research grants
• supervise graduate and undergraduate students in mathematics education research and school practicum
• teach mathematics education courses from pre-service to postgraduate level
• teach elementary mathematics content courses for undergraduate pre-service teachers
• (For Associate Professor level) mentoring of young faculty members and serve in the NIE / NTU committees, and offer professional services to schools, the Ministry of Education and other public education-related organizations on a request basis.


Please submit your application together with the following documents to us :
• your detailed curriculum vitae
• areas of research interest
• list of publications
• names, addresses and email addresses of at least three referees.

Please note that shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview, and to conduct a lesson in their area of expertise for our students at NIE.

Closing Date

All applications will remain open until the positions are filled.

Other Information

More information on MME AG can be found at https://www.nie.edu.sg/our-people/academic-groups/mathematics-and-mathematics-education

For enquiries, interested applicants should contact Associate Professor Toh Tin Lam, Head/ MME at email: [email protected]

Note to applicants

Only successful candidates will be notified (via email).

Hiring Institution: NIE


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