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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.

 

TENURE TRACK POSITION IN INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGN

 

The Department of Communications and New Media Department (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates at the Assistant 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 media theory, design and HCI. 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.

 

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 

 

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.

 

Please submit

 

(1) Statements of research and teaching interests,

 

(2) Curriculum Vitae including publications,

 

(3) names, affiliates, and contact details of PhD supervisor and three other references, and

 

(4) copies of up to 3 articles or chapters representing best work.

 

We will begin evaluating candidates on October 1st, 2015, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The start-date for the position is July 1st, 2016.

 

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.    

 

 

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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