National U Singapore Jobs and Postdocs (Singapore)

“JobThe Department of Communications and New Media at the  National University of Singapore is currently advertising multiple positions. Among them are the following:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies with Specialization in Cultural Management (Educator Track, so teaching only) with a start date of 2 July 2020. Application deadline: 2 Dec 2019.

Candidates will have global, regional and local knowledge of arts, cultural and media industries with expertise in one or more of the following areas: cultural management; cultural policy and practice; critical creative industry studies; cultural planning and audience development; arts, community and diversity; cultural economics; arts management and data analytics; cultural diplomacy; art history and curatorial practice. Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and engagement in industry practice.

Assistant Professor in New Media with a start date of 1 July 2020. Application deadline: 2 December 2019.

For applicants with open specialisation in the general discipline of New Media and Communication.

Teaching Assistant in Digital Media and Analytics with a start date of 1 July 2020. Application deadline: 2 December 2019.

For applicants with teaching assistant expertise and experience interactive digital art and immersive media; machine learning and text analytics; computational art and curation; human interface/user experience (UX) design, etc. The applicant will have industry related and/or teaching experience in one or more of the areas.

PostdocsTwo Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows with a start date of January 2020. Application deadline: 31 Oct 2019.

Candidates will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: New media and mobility, Cultural studies in Asia, Cultural theory and materialist cultural studies, Critical software studies and network theory, Games and e-sports theory, Race, gender and sexuality studies in Asia, Critical creative industry and policy studies, Asian film and digital heritage studies, Digital ethnography and qualitative research methods.

National U Singapore Job Ads: Communications & New Media

Job adsThe Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates for five tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research in one or more of the following broad areas.

Position 1. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Public Relations. We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) public relations, corporate communication, strategic communication, and/or digital and social media. A thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice related to public relations and/or strategic communication is required.

Position 2. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Health Communication. We seek an engaged scholar with demonstrated expertise in health communication broadly defined. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: culture and health, health campaigns, health promotion, health information seeking, patient-provider communication, health risk perception and behavior, social support, e-health, and/or health care advocacy.

Position 3. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Organizational Communication. We seek a scholar with expertise in organizational communication, leadership, and/or new communication technologies. In particular, research and teaching interests in gender, diversity, and organizational culture in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are desired.

Position 4 Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Science Risk Communication. We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise in risk and/or science communication, broadly defined.  Candidates with interest in increasing public’s understanding of risk/science as well as improving public discourse about risk/science are encouraged to apply. Ability to teach across health, strategic, and/or organizational communication as a secondary area are welcome.

Position 5 : Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Media Art 
We seek a scholar with with a research and teaching focus on Media Art. We are interested in candidates who explore media art across disciplines and forms that might include games, interactive exhibitions, or location-specific installations, and that engage critically with social issues. We encourage applications from candidates who combine interdisciplinary theoretical research and creative practice. Interactive Media Design at CNM is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of researchers who specialize in emergent issues at the intersections of media theory, art, design, and HCI.

National U Singapore Job Ad: Communications & New Media

Professor and Head of Department at National University of Singapore

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences and stands among the top Communication and Media Studies departments both in Asia and globally. Its teaching and research strengths are in the areas of Art, Game, and Media Design; Human-Computer Interaction; Critical Cultural Communication Theories in/of Asia; Critical Communication Methodologies; New Media and Public Engagement; Health Communication; Communication Management; Communication and Social Change; Communication and Technology; and Media Effects. The Department comprises an international mix of 27 faculty members; in terms of students, the department has over 600 undergraduate majors and some 53 graduate students.

The Department is poised to continue its growth trajectory, building its global research profile in interactive media design, health communication, communication management, 21C artforms and critical network culture, and new media studies while maintaining its strong commitment to an undergraduate education embedded in theory-practice linkages. This appointment is for a tenured position; a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience, can be expected.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

-an international research reputation based on an established track record in research and publication;
-a strong desire to develop and implement a vision for a dynamic Department of Communications and New Media;
-a strong understanding of the disciplinary trends in Communication Studies, New Media Studies, and Interaction Design;
-a deep interest in nurturing the potential of young faculty and attracting quality faculty members and graduate students to the department;
-a commitment to building a culture of grant getting and fund raising in research;
-excellent communication skills and dedication to academic excellence and collegiality; and
-proven administrative and management skills, with leadership qualities in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment (experience in departmental or university leadership positions and an understanding of different institutional contexts are preferred).

The Department Head is expected to provide visionary leadership, direct strategic planning, encourage strong scholarship, grow the department’s social impact, guide curricular revision, and promote excellent teaching. Administratively, the Head will oversee all personnel matters, manage the department budget and cultivate collaborative relationships with other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University, and beyond. They will also be expected to teach a half-load of modules (as compared to other tenure track colleagues).

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

National University of Singapore 6 job ads

Six tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions at National University of Singapore

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS and ranked first in Asia, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is home to cutting-edge multi-disciplinary scholarship on digital media studies. Remuneration and work support provided are internationally competitive.

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates for six tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research in one or more of the
following broad areas.

Position 1. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Public Relations and Strategic Communication [#2016.01.01]

We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) public relations, corporate communication, strategic communication, and/or digital and social media. A thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice related to public relations and/or strategic communication is required.

Position 2. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Health Communication [#2016.01.02]

We seek an engaged scholar with demonstrated expertise in health communication broadly defined. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: culture and health, health campaigns, health promotion, health information seeking, patient-provider communication, health risk perception and behavior, social support, e-health, and/or health care advocacy.

Position 3. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Organizational Communication [#2016.02.03]

We seek a scholar with expertise in organizational communication, leadership, and/or new communication technologies. In particular, research and teaching interests in gender, diversity, and organizational culture in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are desired.

Position 4. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in New Media and Political Communication [#2016.02.04]

We seek a scholar with expertise in- activism, elections and campaigns, power and politics, collective action, social movement, civic engagement, public opinion, and/or political psychology and behavior.

Position 5 Assistant Professor in Qualitative Communication Research Methods [#2016.01.05]

We seek a scholar with expertise in qualitative research methods in communication. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: health communication, organizational communication, digital media studies, social change communication, development
communication, science communication, and/or performance studies.

Position 6 Assistant Professor in Critical/Cultural Studies and New Media [#2016.02.06]

We seek a scholar with expertise in critical/cultural studies of new media. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: digital rhetoric and digital humanities, cultural studies of new media, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, and/or digital ethics.

Please submit: (1) Research and teaching interest statements, (2) Curriculum Vitae including publications and teaching experience, (3) names, affiliates, and contact details of PhD supervisor and three other references, (4) selected copies of up to 2 journal/conference articles or book chapters representing best work. Please indicate on your application the position you are applying for. These appointments are set to commence in 2017.

A Ph.D. in Communication or relevant fields is required. Candidates who are at the ABD stage and can show clear evidence of PhD completion are also welcome to apply. We strongly uphold the principle of nondiscrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. Review of applications will begin on 31 August 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Enquiries and applications should be sent to Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmcareer[at]nus.edu.sg

National University of Singapore job ad

Lecturer at Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore

Applicants for the position of Lecturer should possess either:
– a Master’s degree or PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL or a related field; or
– a Master’s degree or PhD in Rhetoric/Composition, Communication Studies, humanities fields, or the social sciences who can demonstrate evidence of their expertise in teaching academic writing (candidates in this category whose content focuses on the history, rhetoric, or philosophy of science are particularly encouraged to apply)

Applicants should also:
– have a sound record of and strong commitment to teaching, with a minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience at the tertiary level, and
– demonstrate leadership in curriculum planning and materials development.

In addition, evidence of scholarly output in pedagogical research at the higher education level would be advantageous.

Successful applicants are expected to:
– work in teams to develop and/or teach various courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level(s)
– contribute expertise through involvement in ELT-related projects and activities
– engage in pedagogical research which supports English language teaching and learning at the higher education level

Additional Information
The Centre runs a range of courses, which include English Proficiency, English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, Professional Communication, Critical Thinking and Writing, Interdisciplinary Writing, English for Graduate Students, and Thesis Writing. The Centre is also responsible for delivering a content-based writing programme (Ideas and Exposition) within the University Town residential college system. Applicants can find full course descriptions at:
http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/programmes/undergraduates_faculty.php  (undergraduate programmes)
http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/programmes/graduates.php  (graduate programmes)
http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/programmes/iep.php (Ideas and Exposition programme)

How to Apply
Applicants should submit a cover letter which addresses their suitability for the position for which they are applying. The letter should be sent via email with the following documents:
– a detailed curriculum vitae, with names and addresses (including email) of three referees and a statement of current and expected remuneration
– copies of degree scrolls
– student/staff evaluations of courses taught in the last two years
– a statement of teaching philosophy and methodology (max. 1,000 words)

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to provide additional documents to support their application.

The starting salary is competitive and will depend on the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Successful applicants are expected to commence work in July / December 2016. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

celcrecruit@nus.edu.sgClosing date:  22 January 2016

National University of Singapore job ads

Tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in Health Communication and New Media 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 and New Media. In particular, research and teaching interests in e-health, communication technologies and health, Tele-health, health information systems, health communication campaigns, health information-seeking, social support networks, provider patient communication, public policy and health, social change communication, community-driven participatory research, and/or health and globalization are desired. We are interested in internationally recognized scholars who value diverse research methods and approach health communication through new and emergent media perspectives. Candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements, 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, master’s and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global Communication and Media Studies departments.

Position Available:  January 2017. Remuneration is internationally competitive.

Application Procedure: Applicants must 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); and
4. a statement of research
5. analysis of research impact
6. Five key publications

Enquiries and applications should be sent to Ms. Gayathri Dorairaju, Department of Communications and New Media, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Blk AS6, #03-41, 11 Computing Drive, Singapore 117416. Tel: (65) 6516-4670, Fax: (65) 6779-4911, Email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. For general information about NUS, please visit http://www.nus.edu.sg. Visit also the Department of Communications and New Media at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, applications must arrive by 15 January 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled. We uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply.


TENURE TRACK POSITIONS IN 1) SOCIAL MEDIA, 2) CRITICAL THEORY AND NEW MEDIA, 3) NEW MEDIA AND POLITICAL COMMUNICATION at National University of Singapore

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks outstanding candidates for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, with research that complements our strengths in new media studies. CNM is a dynamic group of researchers who specialize in emergent issues at the intersections of media and communication in today’s digitally networked media environment.

We are seeking three individuals 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. 2) Critical theory and new media – ICTD, digital rhetoric and digital humanities, cultural studies of new media, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, digital ethics. 3) New media and political communication – activism, elections and campaigns, power and politics, collective action, social movement, civic engagement, public opinion, political psychology and behavior. The Department is situated within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, Singapore. It offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top Communication and Media Studies departments globally. Remuneration and work support provided are internationally competitive.

Please submit: (1) Research and teaching interest statements, (2) Curriculum Vitae including publications and teaching experience, (3) names, affiliates, and contact details of PhD supervisor and three other references, (4) selected copies of up to two journal/conference articles or book chapters representing best work.

Position Available:  July  2016. Candidates who are at the ABD stage and can show strong evidence of PhD completion by 2016 summer are welcome to apply. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply.  Remuneration is internationally competitive.

Enquiries and applications should be sent to Ms. Gayathri Dorairaju, Department of Communications and New Media, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Blk AS6, #03-41, 11 Computing Drive, Singapore 117416. Tel: (65) 6516-4670, Fax: (65) 6779-4911, Email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. For general information about NUS, please visit http://www.nus.edu.sg. Visit also the Department of Communications and New Media at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, applications must arrive before January 3, 2016. We uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply.

National University of Singapore job ad: Media Studies, Culture, Critical Theory

Full/Associate Professor in Media Studies, 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 Media Studies, Culture, and Critical Theory. For this position, the successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. We seek a colleague to conduct teaching and research in one or more of the following specializations in New Media: (a) New Media and Culture, (b) Cultural Studies of Technology; (c) Inter-Asia Cultural Studies; (d) Asian Modernities and New Media; (e) Postcolonial Theories of New Media; (f) Critical Theory and New Media; (g) Decolonizing Communication and New Media; (h) Political Economy of New Media; (i) Communication and National Imaginaries; (j) Critical Theory and Development Communication; (k) Civil Society and New Media; and/or (l) New Media and Networked Activism. We are interested in scholars with a record of research excellence. 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 topglobal Communication and Media  Studies departments.

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); and (4) a statement of research to Gayathri Dorairaju -the search committee will start reviewing applications on 02 November 2015
and the search will continue until the position is filled.

National University of Singapore job ad

Lecturer at National University of Singapore

Applicants for the position of Lecturer should possess either:
–       a Master’s degree or PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL or a related field; or
–       a Master’s degree or PhD in Rhetoric/Composition, Communication Studies, humanities fields, or the social sciences who can demonstrate evidence of their expertise in teaching academic writing (candidates in this category whose content focuses on the history, rhetoric, or philosophy of science are particularly encouraged to apply)

Applicants should also have a sound record of and strong commitment to teaching, with a minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience at the tertiary level. They should show evidence of leadership in curriculum planning and materials development. Evidence of scholarly output in pedagogical research at the higher education level would be advantageous.

Successful applicants are expected to:
–       work in teams to develop and/or teach various courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level(s)
–       contribute expertise through involvement in ELT-related projects and activities
–       engage in pedagogical research which supports English language teaching and learning at the higher education level

Additional Information
The Centre runs a range of courses, which include English Proficiency, English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, Professional Communication, Critical Thinking and Writing, Interdisciplinary Writing, English for Graduate Students, and Thesis Writing. The Centre is also responsible for delivering a content-based writing programme (Ideas and Exposition) within the University Town residential college system.  Applicants can find full course descriptions for:
–       Undergraduate programmes
–       Graduate programmes
–       Ideas and Exposition programme

How to Apply
Applicants should submit a cover letter which addresses their suitability for the position for which they are applying. The letter should be sent via email with the following documents:
–       a detailed curriculum vitae, with names and addresses (including email) of three referees and a statement of current and expected remuneration
–       copies of degree scrolls
–       student/staff evaluations of courses taught in the last two years
–       a statement of teaching philosophy and methodology (max. 1,000 words)
Shortlisted applicants may be asked to provide additional documents to support their application.

The starting salary is competitive and will depend on the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Successful applicants are expected to commence work in December 2015 / July 2016. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing date: 24 September 2015