2310-University, Polytechnic and Higher Education Teachers

Job Title: 

University, Polytechnic and Higher Education Teachers

Job Description: 

University, polytechnic and higher education teachers prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university, polytechnic or other higher educational institution. They conduct research, and prepare scholarly papers and books.


Tasks include:

  • designing and modifying curricula and preparing courses of study in accordance with requirements
  • preparing and delivering lectures and conducting tutorials, seminars and laboratory experiments
  • stimulating discussion and independent thought among students
  • supervising, where appropriate, experimental and practical work undertaken by students
  • administering, evaluating and marking examination papers and tests
  • directing research of students or other members of department
  • researching into and developing concepts, theories and operational methods for application in industrial and other fields
  • preparing scholarly books, papers or articles
  • participating in departmental and faculty meetings and in conferences and seminars
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

University lecturer
University teacher
Polytechnic lecturer

This unit group excludes

Dean (1345)
Higher education faculty head (1345)
Vocational education teacher (2330)

Specific Occupations: 

University lecturer

Polytechnic lecturer

Teaching assistant/Tutor in universities

Other university, polytechnic and higher education teachers

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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore