Associate/Assistant Professors in Sport Management

  • Singapore
  • 14th October 2022

Employer/Organisation: National Institute of Education

Contract type: Full time

Full description:

Associate/Assistant Professors in Sport Management
Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group

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 NTU, 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 (PESS) Academic Group at the National Institute of
Education in Singapore offers programmes in teacher education specialising in physical education (PE)
and the Sport Science & Management (SSM) undergraduate programme that provides academic and
professional pathways to sport-related careers. PESS’ postgraduate (Master of Science and Doctor of
Philosophy) programmes also provide PE teachers and sport practitioners opportunities to upgrade their
professional knowledge. PESS prides itself on its international faculty with diverse and wide-ranging
expertise. We are committed to educating our students to be independent, critical and creative thinkers
and well-prepared practitioners in physical education, sport science, sport studies, sport management,
and sport pedagogy. We provide up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge and aim to inspire, lead,
and motivate our future youth. Faculty members have access to state-of-the-art sports science
laboratories and fully-equipped sports facilities.

We invite suitably qualified applicants to apply for Associate/Assistant Professors in Sport Management.

The successful candidate should satisfy the following criteria:

1. A PhD in physical education, sport management or business-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

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:

• 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

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


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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