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 FULL/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN HEALTH COMMUNICATION, CULTURE, AND CRITICAL THEORY

 

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 some combination of the following areas: culture-centered approach, culture and 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, and/or health activism. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar with expertise in qualitative and/or participatory communication research methods, approaching the study of health communication processes and practices through interpretive and 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. The successful faculty member will also be attached with the Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE), a hub for culturally-based health communication research on social change through academic-community partnerships.

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
  5. analysis of research impact
  6. Five key publications 

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

The search committee will start reviewing the file on 15 January 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled. 

 

 FULL/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN HEALTH COMMUNICATION AND NEW MEDIA

 

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, 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
  5. analysis of research impact
  6. Five key publications

 

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

The search committee will start reviewing the file on January 15, 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

  

TENURE TRACK POSITIONS IN 1) SOCIAL MEDIA, 2) CRITICAL THEORY AND NEW MEDIA, 3) NEW MEDIA AND POLITICAL COMMUNICATION

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore 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 2 journal/conference articles or book chapters representing best work. 

To be fully considered for the positions, applications should arrive before January 3, 2016. 

The start-date for the position is July 1, 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. 

Enquiries and applications should be sent to Ms. Gayathri D/O Dorairaju at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT

 

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with research and teaching specialty in Communication Management. We seek a promising scholar in public relations who is committed to research excellence in any of the areas of public relations, advertising, and integrated communication management. Emphases in any of the following areas are desired: public communication campaigns, strategic public relations, excellence theory, relationship management theory, dialogue and public relations, new media and engagement, corporate social responsibility, public diplomacy, and/or nation building. We are interested in candidates who are well trained in research methods and who approach communication management through new and emergent media perspectives.

 

For this position, a Ph.D. in Communication is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in communication management and play integral roles in the department’s Communication Management curriculum.  Minimum qualifications will include demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

 

Position Available:  July 2016. Remuneration is internationally competitive.

 

The department, a part of the top-ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked number 1 in Asia and among the top global Communication and Media Studies programs. The Department values its culture of collegiality and collaboration, and is a cross-disciplinary home for multi-paradigmatic scholarship that covers engineering, computing, design, arts, management, humanities, and the social sciences.

 

Please submit:

 

  1. A letter of interest
  2. A curriculum vitae including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications
  3. Four letters of reference written or emailed directly to the department at the address below
  4. Teaching evaluations for the last four years
  5. Original undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  6. A statement of teaching philosophy, and
  7. A research statement (no more than six pages) of major accomplishments in research citing up to ten significant publications

 

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. Visit also the Department of Communications and New Media at  http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

 

Application Deadline: The position is open until filled. We uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply.  

 

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN INTERPRETIVE AND CRITICAL APPROACHES TO COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT

 

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with research and teaching specialty in Interpretive and Critical Approaches to Communication Management. We seek a promising scholar in public relations who is committed to research excellence in interpretive and critical approaches to public relations. Emphases in any of the following areas are desired: critical theory and public relations, cultural studies of public relations, power and control, postmodern approaches to public relations, culture-centered approach, corporate social responsibility, public communication campaigns, activism and communication for social change, participatory cultures, new media and democracy, and/or globalization and inequality. We are interested in candidates who are well trained in interpretive research methods and who approach communication management through new and emergent media perspectives.

 

For this position, a Ph.D. in Communication is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in interpretive and critical approaches to communication management and play integral roles in the department’s Communication Management curriculum.  Minimum qualifications will include demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

 

Position Available:  August 2016. Remuneration is internationally competitive.

 

The department, a part of the top-ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked number 1 in Asia and among the top global Communication and Media Studies programs. The Department values its culture of collegiality and collaboration, and is a cross-disciplinary home for multi-paradigmatic scholarship that covers engineering, computing, design, arts, management, humanities, and the social sciences.

 

Please submit:

 

  1. A letter of interest
  2. A curriculum vitae including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications
  3. Four letters of reference written or emailed directly to the department at the address below
  4. Teaching evaluations for the last four years
  5. Original undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  6. A statement of teaching philosophy, and
  7. A research statement (no more than six pages) of major accomplishments in research citing up to ten significant publications

 

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. Visit also the Department of Communications and New Media at  http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

 

Application Deadline:  The position is open until filled. We uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. 

 

 

FULL / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN MEDIA STUDIES, CULTURE, AND CRITICAL THEORY

 

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 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 Dorairaju at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The search committee will start reviewing the file on 02 November 2015 and the search will continue until the position is filled. 

 

SENIOR LECTURER/ LECTURER IN COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT

 

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a full-time senior lecturer / lecturer in communication management. We are interested in candidates with professional industry background and university teaching experience in communication management. The Department’s communication management area focuses on public relations with an emphasis on the use of new media in organizations’ strategic communications.

 

Candidates should have a PhD in Communication or a related field and a minimum of three years of full-time relevant university teaching experience.. Expertise in public relations theory, campaigns, research methods, social media, advertising, writing and public speaking is highly desirable. For a representative overview of relevant modules, see the "Communication Management" offerings at    http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/index.php/undergraduate/module-overview

 

The Department is situated within the 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.Compensation at NUS is highly competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments and performance bonuses.

 

Please submit: 

  1. a letter of interest;
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. three letters of reference and a letter from the PhD supervisor
  4. teaching evaluations; and
  5. a teaching statement

 to Gayathri Dorairaju at   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The position will remain open until filled. 

 

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