Lecturer & Consultant, Digital Innovation & Design Practice

The National University of Singapore Institute of Systems Science (ISS) was established in 1981 as a specialist continuing education institute to develop Infocomm leaders and drive business and organisation innovation. NUS-ISS offers world-class practice oriented graduate programmes and professional development courses. We also conduct applied research and provide consulting services to industry to help drive innovation in the public and private sectors. More than 120,000 professionals from over 6,800 organisations across all industry sectors have benefitted from our programmes.

The NUS-ISS Digital Innovation & Design Practice is a practitioner-lead group blending innovators, strategists, designers, and technologists.

Our aim is to grow a world-class digital innovation and design education team within Singapore. Typical areas we cover are - digital innovation, service design, design thinking, user experience, digital marketing, social media, web analytics and technopreneurship.

The Digital Innovation & Design Practice is growing, and we are looking for dynamic and motivated individual to support the team in the execution of new courses, projects and programmes.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving specific projects and programmes across our training, consulting, and research portfolio.
  • Developing curriculum, courseware and assessment of specific training and education programmes at Executive and Postgraduate levels.
  • Leading delivery, management, marketing and execution of courses.
  • Initiating and performing practice-orientated applied research.
  • Developing and delivering collaborative consultancy projects.
  • Representing the Digital Innovation & Design Practice at selected network events and contributing to the overall NUS-ISS organisation.


  • A good university degree/postgraduate in service design, design thinking, digital marketing, innovation and technology or related disciplines.
  • A minimum of 7 years in relevant experience
  • Strong expertise with credible track record of delivery in one or more of the following areas.
    • Service design / Design thinking
    • User experience design
    • Customer experience design
    • Digital marketing
    • Social media
    • Content development
    • Innovation & Technologies
  • Able to work well independently and in teams
  • Self-motivated, curious and energetic
  • Strong written and visual communication skills
  • Interest in teaching and interaction with adult learners

Candidates should have a strong interest in people and technology, with passion of using insights to drive innovation.

This role is not restricted to ‘education professionals’.  We encourage applications direct from industry who can demonstrate extensive professional experience and skills applications.

Application form and information about the Institute can be found at www.iss.nus.edu.sg.  For interested applicants, please write in to issrecruitment@nus.edu.sg.  We regret that only shortlisted candidates would be notified.

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