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PCICS Lecturer / Tutor

What the role is

You will be responsible for supporting learning and development needs of students of the Postgraduate Certificate in Islam in Contemporary Societies (PCICS) programme.

What you will be working on

You may be responsible for one or both of the roles below:

1. Lecturer/Tutor role for one or more PCICS modules depending on your relevant qualifications an experience:

o Provide guidance in tutorials:

  • Prepare and deliver tutorial classes.
  • Any other teaching-related duties as required by the PCICS team

o Assist in grading of assignment:

  • Assist in grading assessments
  • Provide timely student feedback

2. Capstone advisor role:

o Student support circle supervision:

  • Guide students in capstone application process
  • Review project proposals including identifying and managing relevant individuals for panel of assessors
  • Ensure students are guided throughout capstone development
  • Mediate any group dynamics and alert relevant PCICS staff where necessary
  • Collate and calculate capstone grade including deliverables, final presentation, and peer evaluations
  • Any other administrative matters

Application procedure

Interested applicant should submit their application to xueying.wong@bgc-group.com by providing their resume, cover letter, and indicate the PCICS Module/Component they are interested in. We regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further discussion.

What we are looking for

No. PCICS Module/Component Job Period Module Details Requirements
1 Culturally Appropriate Counselling Skills
Jan - May (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each)
  • This module aims to provide knowledge and techniques for building relationship and intervening therapeutically in direct social work practice. Students are facilitated to learn and build on their self-reflections and awareness in relation to working with their clients in the different contexts.
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Counselling/Social Work or equivalent.
  • Minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or two years professional experience in the social work/social services field or equivalent.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English. 
  • 2 Human Growth and Lifespan Development
    Jan - May (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each) 
  • Please refer here: https://www.suss.edu.sg/courses/detail/swk102
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.

  • Tertiary education in Psychology with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English. 
  • Development of Social Work and Social Services in Singapore
    Jan - May (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each) 
  • Please refer here: https://www.suss.edu.sg/courses/detail/swk100
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
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  • Tertiary education in Counselling/Social Work.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English. 
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    4 Everyday Psychology
    Jan - May (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each)
  • Being able to understand relevant concepts in psychology will help us to enhance our interpersonal skills, solve problems more effectively, and make informed decisions about dealing with real-life situations that affect us on a day-to-day basis. This course will appeal to those who have always wondered what psychology is about and how it relates to everyday life. Using scenario-based learning, this course is designed to reveal direct links between theory and real-life situations so that students can learn about psychology through five different scenarios in everyday life covering some key concepts in psychology.
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Psychology with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English.
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    5 Islam in Singapore
    May - Jul and/or Nov - Jul (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each)
  • This module provides an overview of Singapore’s social, historical, economic and geopolitical contexts and how they shape the principles of governance of meritocracy, secularism and multiracialism. It will focus on how Islam has evolved with respect to religious thinking and practice, administration of Muslim affairs and inter-religious relations in Singapore. This will cover the role of key institutions such as mosques, madrasahs and key policy developments in managing the socio-religious life of the Muslim community in Singapore.
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Religious Studies/Social Science with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Background in Islamic Theology/ Islamic Sciences will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with local social issues and current affairs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English

  • 6 Understanding Our Social World
    May - Jul (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each)
  • Social Sciences provide ways to understand human interactions in their respective social worlds. This module is an introduction to how social scientists study societies. Students will have an introduction, overview approaches and methodologies in the social sciences as well as the different social scientific methodologies to produce and analyse data. Through themes including family institutions, stratification and class structure, gender and social change, students will be exposed to some thinkers and theorists in the social sciences and learn about their corresponding ideas, approaches and research methods.
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Social Science with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Background in Islamic Theology/ Islamic Sciences will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with local social issues and current affairs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English
  • 7 Methodologies of Teaching Islam
    Nov - Jul (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each) 
  • This module provides students with the methodology and means to understand, both theoretically and practically, the appropriate and effective messaging and teaching (Da’wah) of Islam in contemporary societies. It examines and analyzes emerging issues and thoughts, extremist ideologies, and ways to address these issues. Students will be familiarised with various methodologies and means of engagements, as well as the tools and skills of contextualisation. This module will address contemporary views and realities, as well as the different religious experiences that will enhance the engagement & discourse especially in multi-cultural and multi- religious societies.
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
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  • Tertiary education in Islamic Studies with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with teaching Islamic subjects/ Islamic education in Singapore will be an added advantage
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in Arabic
  • Tier 1 Asatizah Recognition Scheme (ARS) certified
  • 8 Contemporary Issues in Islam
    Aug - Oct (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each) 
  • This module provides students with the means to understand and address contemporary views and realities both theoretically and practically. Students will learn to appreciate the different religious experiences that will enhance the understanding of Muslim preachers especially in a multi-cultural and multi-religious societies. This module will also equip students with methodological skills necessary to address contemporary issues such as citizenship, human rights, gender, governance and the economy.
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
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  • Tertiary education in Islamic Studies with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with local social issues and current affairs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic
  • Tier 1 Asatizah Recognition Scheme (ARS) certified
  • 9 Southeast Asian Islam in Historical and Sociological Perspectives
    Aug - Oct (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each) 
  • This module uses the socio-historical approach to examine the religious life of the Malays in Southeast Asia. It begins by discussing the dynamics of Islamisation in the region since the 14th century and considers different varieties of religious thought and their influence on Malay culture and institutions. The impact of colonialism in the 19th century and its approach to the administration of Islam will then be examined. This will be followed by an analysis of the work of relevant thinkers on issues of religion and reform, aimed at alleviating problems in the community. A critical analysis of the socio-historical meaning of the resurgence of Islam in the post-Independence era and its response to the demands of modernity and social, political and economic change will also be undertaken. Students will be introduced to major strands of religious experience in the region today and the extent to which they are able to strengthen and facilitate the community’s development and its adaptation to the modern world.
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Social Science/History with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English and Malay
  • 10 Religion in Contemporary Societies
    Aug - Nov (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each) 
  • Please refer here: https://www.suss.edu.sg/courses/detail/hbc251
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Social Science with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Background in Islamic Theology/ Islamic Sciences will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with local socio-religious landscape, social issues and current affairs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English
  • 11 Classical Texts in Perspective
    May - Jul and/or Nov - Jul (3 tutorial sessions of 2 hours each)

    This module provides students with relevant knowledge and tools to critically and creatively examine the Islamic sources, and the rich and diverse Islamic traditions, particularly in plural societies. Through this, students will develop an appreciation for contextualisation in multi-religious and multi-cultural settings. Students will examine the varying texts and interpretations, as well as approaches to dealing with different jurisprudential school of thoughts. Key questions in this module include: how do we interpret religious texts in context? What are the challenges? What are some methodological tools in understanding religious texts? How can one be critical and creative in treating religious texts, yet remain true to the traditions? What are some of the critical apparatus? What is maqasid shari‘ah? How do we apply these concepts and critical tools in the context of plural societies?

  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Islamic Studies with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with local social issues and current affairs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English, Malay and Arabic
  • Tier 1 Asatizah Recognition Scheme (ARS) certified
  • 12 Supervise Student Support Circles and Capstone supervision
    Whole year 
  • Please refer here: https://rise.articulate.com/share/I7WnEfHr53AW4YgxmpIR80h286g62iaq#/
  • The module focuses on the application of knowledge and skills to the context of Singapore.
  • Tertiary education in Social Work/Social Services/Psychology/Counselling and 3-years of professional experience or
  • MA in Social Science/History with minimally one year of teaching experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Background in Islamic Theology/ Islamic Sciences will be an added advantage
  • Tier 1 Asatizah Recognition Scheme (ARS) certified will be an advantage
  • Experience supervising academic and non-academic projects at tertiary levels will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with local socio-religious landscape, social issues and current affairs
  • Interest in coaching and mentoring students will be an advantage
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English