Head, Arts Education Research

Job Category/Programme: Academic

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support Vice President / Acting Director of the Research Division to implement the recommendations of the Research and Innovation Taskforce
  • Lead, develop and support research practices and collaborative research projects in arts education
  • Propose annual research targets in the area of arts education and devise plans to achieve the targets
  • Draw up and propose annual budget for arts education research
  • Co-develop and co-manage annual research assessment process
  • Work with relevant colleagues to design, implement and promote faculty development in arts education research
  • Participate or lead academic committees or taskforces for continuous improvement
  • Undertake 6-10 contact/teaching hours per week during term time
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Vice President / Acting Director, Research Division


  • Minimum qualification of Masters in Arts Education or related, preferably with a PhD
  • A track record for research in arts education which can include publications, exhibitions, performances or a body of creative works
  • Minimum 10 years of teaching and relevant working experience in the arts education sector
  • Wide range of local and international contacts and networks in the field of arts education
  • Experience in leading research initiatives, including managing personnel and budgets
  • Experience in securing research funding is an advantage
  • Strong ability to motivate and mentor staff and colleagues, guiding them towards excellence in their job performance
  • Demonstrate understanding, appreciation and passion for the arts with a strong interest in nurturing the artistically talented
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills

Application Details

Please forward your detailed resume in MS Word format only, stating full details of qualifications, experience, current and expected salaries, together with a non-returnable photograph to:

Human Resources Office
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
80 Bencoolen Street,
Singapore 189655
Fax: 6336 8663
Email: [email protected]

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.