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Two Full /Associate Professor Positions in HEALTH COMMUNICATION (1 of 6)

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire two tenured Full/Associate Professors 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 communication campaigns, 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, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global 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 Ms. Gayathri D/O Dorairaju at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The search committee will start reviewing the file on August 1, 2014 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Full /Associate Professor in MEDIA STUDIES (2 of 6)

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a colleague (Full or Associate Professor) with research and teaching specialization in New Media Studies. 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 Society, (b) Public Participation and New Media; (c) Public Discourse and Public Participation, (d) New Media Law; or (e) Networked Societies. We are interested in scholars with a record of research excellence with high impact and strong international visibility. 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.


   

  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 Ms. Gayathri D/O Dorairaju at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The search committee will start reviewing the file on August 1, 2014 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Full /Associate Professor Positions in NEW MEDIA STUDIES And DEVELOPMENT (3 of 6)

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 New Media Studies and Development Communication. 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 Development, (b) Communication Technologies for Development; (c) Social Change Communication and New Media, (d) Communication and Nation Building; (e) Development Communication; (f) Civil Society and New Media; and/or (g) 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 top global 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 Ms. Gayathri D/O Dorairaju at    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The search committee will start reviewing the file on August 1, 2014 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor in HEALTH COMMUNICATION (4 of 6)

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Health Communication. For this position, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field. ABDs are encouraged to apply, but a Ph.D. degree is required by date of appointment. The successful candidate should demonstrate a clear promise of research excellence in health communication. We are interested in candidates who value diverse research methods and approach health communication through new and emergent media perspectives. The successful candidate is expected to teach a range of courses in Health Communication and Communication Management/Public Relations. The candidate will be able to leverage on the facilities and infrastructure of the Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) at NUS. CARE is a global hub for health communication research that uses participatory and culture-centered methodologies to develop community-driven health communication solutions.

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 number 4 in the global QS rankings of Communication and Media Studies. There are currently 15 tenure-track faculty members in this multi-disciplinary Department with international faculty whose areas of expertise cover communication management, media studies, and interactive design. The Department values its culture of collegiality and collaboration, and is a cross-disciplinary institution for multi-dimensional scholarship that encompasses engineering, arts, humanities, and the social sciences.

Our remuneration is internationally competitive. 



Applicants must submit
:

  1. A letter of interest
  2. A CV (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications)
  3. Original undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. Teaching evaluations where applicable
  6. A statement of research philosophy accompanied by two research papers

Application Deadline: Position willl remain opened until filled. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply.

Enquiries and applications should be sent to Ms. Gayathri D/O 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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For general information about NUS, please visit  http://www.nus.edu.sg and also visit the Department of Communications and New Media at  http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

Full/Associate Professor in HCI & INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGN (5 of 6)

The Department of Communications and New Media Department (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level whose research complements our strengths in Interactive Media Design.

CNM's Interactive Media Design is an interdisciplinary group of researchers who specialize in emergent issues at the intersections of theory, interactive art, design and HCI. Faculty normally teach two courses per semester and supervise honors and graduate research students. Compensation at NUS is highly competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments, performance bonuses, subsidized housing and other benefits, as well as generous research support.

We are seeking someone with expertise in one or more of the following areas: interaction design, critical media design, social media, and mediated communication in art, work and play. Other areas of interest include interactive storytelling with a variety of media including music, painting, typography, video, comics, characters, textiles, sculpture, heritage, exhibits, and installations. We encourage applications from candidates who combine interdisciplinary research and creative practice.

The successful candidate is expected to be an excellent researcher who contributes regularly to relevant top-tier conferences and journals; a teacher able to teach a mix of theory and studio/design modules for both undergraduate and graduate students, and be an effective supervisor of undergraduate and graduate research. The successful candidate will teach core CNM media design courses as well as courses in his/her area of specialization. For a representative overview of relevant modules, see the "Interactive Media Design" offerings at  http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/index.php/undergraduate/module-overview

Candidates selected for interviews will be invited to do a teaching presentation (to representative undergraduate and graduate students) as well as a research presentation to the faculty. A PhD in a related field is required.

 



Applicants must submit
:

  1. Statements of research and teaching interests
  2. A CV (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications)
  3. Original undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  4. Names, affiliates and contact details of Six References
  5. Copies of 3-5 articles or chapters representing best work, and if appropriate, portfolio of design/creative work

Application Deadline: We will begin evaluating candidates by August 1, 2014, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. Enquiries and applications should be sent to 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. Applicants can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with their submissions.

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor (w/o Tenure Position) in INTERACTIVE MEDIA DESIGN (6 of 6)

CNM's Interactive Media Design is an interdisciplinary group of researchers who specialize in emergent issues at the intersections of media theory, art, design, and HCI. Faculty normally teach two courses per semester and supervise honors and graduate research students. Compensation at NUS is highly competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments, performance bonuses, subsidized housing and other benefits, as well as generous research support.

We are seeking someone with expertise in one or more of the following areas: interaction design, critical media design, social media, interactive storytelling, and mediated communication in art, work and play. We are interested in candidates who explore these topics across a variety of media including music, painting, typography, video, comics, characters, textiles, sculpture, heritage, exhibits, and installations. We encourage applications from candidates who combine interdisciplinary research and creative practice.

The successful candidate is expected to be an excellent researcher who contributes regularly to relevant top-tier conferences and journals; a teacher able to teach a mix of theory and studio/design modules for both undergraduate and graduate students; and an effective supervisor of undergraduate and graduate research. The successful candidate will teach core CNM interactive media design courses as well as courses in his/her area of specialization. For a representative overview of relevant modules, see the "Interactive Media Design" offerings at  http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/index.php/undergraduate/module-overview

Candidates selected for interviews will be invited to do a teaching presentation (to representative undergraduate and graduate students) as well as a research presentation to the faculty. A PhD in a related field is required.

 



Applicants must submit
:

  1. Statements of research and teaching interests
  2. A CV (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications)
  3. Original undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  4. Names, affiliates and contact details of Three References
  5. Copies of 3-5 articles or chapters representing best work, and if appropriate, portfolio of design/creative work

Application Deadline: We will begin evaluating candidates by November 1, 2014, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. Enquiries and applications should be sent to 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. Applicants can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with their submissions.

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