The 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.
Two 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.
Ramen Shop could not be more appropriate as a tool for starting discussions about intercultural dialogue.
The protagonist, the son of a Singaporean mother and Japanese father, searches for family history and recipes simultaneously. By the end, he combines his father’s ramen noodles with his mother’s bak kut teh, or pork rib soup.
Post-Doctoral Researcher: Social Media and Mobile Gaming in an Intercultural Communication Context, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Applications preferred by May 17, 2019, with interviews scheduled for May 24-28, 2019 in Washington DC.
A position is currently available at Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University; the contract period for this position is 24 months. The responsibility is to work on inter-disciplinary funded project on social media and mobile gaming in an intercultural communication context. The principle investigator is Dr. Arul Chib. Email him directly if you are interested.
Call for Papers: The 17th Chinese Internet Research Conference – Digital Cultures: Chinese Internet and Beyond, June 28 2019, Singapore. Deadline: 1 February 2019.
The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore, together with Murdoch University, Singapore and Australia, welcome scholars from all disciplinary backgrounds to the 17th annual Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC), to be held in Singapore on Friday, 28 June 2019. The theme for CIRC 2019 is “Digital Cultures: Chinese Internet and Beyond”.
Papers or panel proposals that address the theme directly or broadly are welcome, as are presentations that are related to the economic, political, cultural, or social dimensions of internet use and digital cultures in China, as well as its reverberations beyond China. This means that presenters are encouraged to submit and share their research findings and ideas on the implications of digital cultures that are local, national, transnational, or global to China.
Instructors in Communication at State University of New York Buffalo (also known as University at Buffalo) to teach in the Communication program at the Singapore Institute of Management (also known as SIM University) in Singapore. Deadline: July 20, 2018.
The Office of International Education and the Department of Communication at the University at Buffalo (UB) invite applications for instructors to teach Communication courses in the UB undergraduate program at the Singapore Institute of Management in Singapore. Available Communication courses may include those in the following areas: Communication Theory, Mass Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Technology, Advertising and Public Relations.
Assistant Professor: Organisational Communication, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE
We are seeking a scholar in the area of Organisational Communication. The successful candidate must have a strong publication and teaching record in organisational communication. This can include examination of organisational communication across various social, cultural and institutional contexts including communication between, among and within not-for-profit and global organisations. It also includes communication among stakeholders, for example, employees, owners, governmental authorities, and consumers. This area is one of the most sought-after specialisations among students. Thus, the successful candidate must have a strong track record of teaching at both the Bachelor’s and the Master’s level.
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Interactional Linguistics, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
The School of Humanities, NTU, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship with specialisation in Interactional Linguistics. Applicants with expertise in Interactional Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Membership Categorization Analysis, Ethnomethodological Discourse Analysis or related fields are welcome to apply. Experience in working with Malay and other South-East Asian languages and communities would be an advantage.
Candidates must possess a PhD in a relevant field, completed by the commencement date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate is expected to show evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer-reviewed publications and the ability to secure research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The successful candidate can expect to start as soon as July 2018.
To receive full consideration, applications should be dispatched to the Search Committee by 30 October 2017. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Lecturer (Language and Communication Centre)
Nanyang Technological University – School of Humanities (Singapore)
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.
The Language and Communication Centre (LCC) offers courses in communication skills to students across the university, particularly in the disciplines of engineering, the humanities, science, and social sciences. The Centre is especially interested in employing teaching staff with a background in English for science and technology, web-based learning programmes, and the teaching of English research writing to postgraduate students across a range of disciplines.
Candidates who have the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
- PhD Degree in English linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Technical Communication
- Experience in course design for discipline-specific English
- Interest in new media and digital literacy
- An active research agenda
Successful candidates will be expected to teach communication skills, English for academic purposes, and/or technical communication and to conduct research on related areas of inquiry. This position will be in an academic centre which is rapidly developing a strong research trajectory, and which will welcome candidates with a strong interest in research in such fields as English for Academic Purposes, Applied English Linguistics, English for Specific Purposes, multimodal education, web-based learning or a related field of English linguistics. This position may suit newly-qualified PhDs with a passion for interdisciplinary English teaching and research.
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).
Instructor in Communication
University at Buffalo, Singapore
Applications are invited for a position teaching University at Buffalo (UB) undergraduate level courses in Communication within UB’s undergraduate programs at the Singapore Institute of Management. Singapore is a safe, multinational, English-speaking city-state located off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Additional information on UB’s undergraduate program in Communication in Singapore.
Available Communication courses may include those in the following areas: Communication Theory, Mass Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Technology, Advertising and Public Relations.
Positions are available beginning with the Fall 2017 semester, and the individual hired may be employed on a single-semester or a multi-semester basis. Applicants interested in positions beginning in Spring 2018 will also be considered. Position salary will depend on qualifications as well as number and type of courses supported. Local accommodations and round-trip airfare to Singapore are provided.
A Master’s degree in Communication, and one to three years’ experience teaching undergraduate students in a US college or university are required as is experience teaching in an intercultural context. A Ph.D. degree in Communication or closely related field is preferred, as is additional teaching experience. Experience living and teaching in an overseas, especially an Asian environment, are a plus.
The work site is the campus of the Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore and employment in this position will be conditional upon receipt of applicable employment authorization from the Government of Singapore.
All applications must be submitted via UBJobs. Applications submitted in any other manner cannot be accepted
The application deadline is February 23, 2017