National U of Singapore 4 Job Ads

Position 1: Full/Associate Professor in Health Communication, Culture, and Critical Theory at National University of Singapore

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in Health Communication, Culture, and Critical Theory. In particular, we are looking for a scholar with expertise in research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: culture-centered approach, culture and health communication, cultural studies of health, critical health communication theory, health inequalities, health and social justice, health narratives, health communication campaigns, provider patient communication, public policy and health, social change communication, community-driven participatory research, health and globalization, health advocacy, and/or health activism. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar, approaching the study of health communication processes and practices through interpretive and/or critical perspectives. Candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements anchored in a stellar publication record, proven administrative experience, and leadership qualities

Position 2. Full/Associate Professor in New Media Studies at National University of Singapore

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks to hire a tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in New Media Studies. We are seeking a scholar  with expertise in one or more of the following broad areas: 1) Social media –computer-mediated communication, social and semantic network analysis, big data and computational methods, interaction design and analysis, digital risks and privacy, socially-mediated relationships, and/or social media and cities. 2) Critical theory and new media – ICTD, digital rhetoric and digital humanities, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, digital activism. 3) Digital culture – cultural flows, digital ethnography, mobile media use, digital mobilities, digital literacies, cultural studies of new media, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, digital ethics. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar, approaching the study of health communication processes and practices through interpretive and/or critical perspectives. Candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements anchored in a stellar publication record, proven administrative experience, and leadership qualities.

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global Communication and Media Studies departments.

For positions 1 or 2, please submit:
1.      a letter of interest;
2.      an updated curriculum vitae (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications);
3.      a list of six referees (with affiliations and particulars)
4.      a statement of research
5.      analysis of research impact
6.      Five key publications
7.      Teaching philosophy and feedback evidence
to Gayathri Dorairaju at  CNMCAREER[at]NUS.EDU.SG  ..STATE THE EXACT POST YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR.

The search committee will start reviewing the file on 01 December 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

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Position 3. Tenured Associate or Full Professor in the Political Economy of the Middle East  at National University of Singapore

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Middle East Institute (MEI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invite applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professorship in the Political Economy of the Middle East. Advanced Assistant Professors are also welcome to apply. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed by the FASS and MEI with tenure, a reduced teaching load in the most relevant FASS department (e.g. political science, economics, sociology, history, geography, communications and new media), and the opportunity to lead a research cluster in MEI. Expertise in the relations between business and politics, and their ramifications in the wider society, is especially welcome. A transnational connective or comparative dimension, with knowledge of two or more countries, regions or languages in the Middle East and Asia would be a distinct advantage. Related interests in rentier state economies, authoritarian rule, social movements, democratization, party politics, religious revivalism, comparative fundamentalisms, and digital media are also welcome.

Position 4. Open Rank up to Tenured Full Professor in Middle East-Asia Studies  at National University of Singapore

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Middle East Institute (MEI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invite applications for a Professorship in Middle East-Asia Studies at any rank. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed by the FASS and MEI with tenure, a reduced teaching load in the most relevant FASS department (see list on http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/aboutus/departments.html), and the opportunity to lead a research cluster in MEI. We are interested in scholars whose work connects the Middle East with any other part of Asia, in any field or discipline (e.g., history, geography, anthropology, literature, sociology, economics, religion, communications and new media). Knowledge of two or more countries, regions or languages in the Middle East and Asia would be a distinct advantage.

NUS is a leading university in Asia which provides rich resources and opportunities for research, competitive remuneration and generous benefits, including housing and medical coverage. The university is looking to strengthen Middle East expertise across the FASS departments, and to create a distinctive Middle East Institute in Asia through three such senior appointments: in Political Economy, Legal Pluralism and Middle East-Asia Studies.

For positions 3 or 4, please send a cover letter, CV, two sample publications, three referee names, research and teaching statements by 30 November 2016 to:

Chair, Middle East Political Economy Search Committee c/o Ms Pui-Yoke BUN, Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, National University of Singapore, Shaw Foundation Building, 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
Email: mes_sc[at]nus.edu.sg

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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