NUS Resilience and Growth Initiative Job Openings

 

The following positions are only open to those eligible for the NUS Resilience and Growth Initiative.

 

Job Description

The Department of Communications and New Media is seeking applications for an Executive Intern. This position reports to the Assistant Manager and/ Manager at the Department of Communications and New Media (CNM). CNM is looking for an Executive Intern to help take CNM to the next level.
 
Responsibilities

1. Assist in CNM’s corporate marketing communications, including of websites, social media platforms;
2. To conduct market, field study, and net promoter score, when required;
3. Assist in designing EDMs, web banners, and social media assets, if needed;
4. To provide logistical support for the executive education programmes like pre-workshop preparations, etc.;
5. To conduct research on NUS guidelines and other universities’ best practices on topics like sexual harassment, workplace bullying, etc. and develop a CNM exclusive training to build a safe and inclusive workplace;
6. Assist in the administration duties, including Graduate Admissions
7. Any other appropriate duties and responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and Manager.
 
Qualifications
1. Recent graduate of a Singapore university in a related discipline;
2. Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
3. Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
4. Effective oral and written management communication skills
5. A high level of attention to detail
6. Ability to work independently effectively within a team and independently
7. Proficient in Adobe Creative 
Suite for graphic designing and video editing.
 
Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020
 
Length of Traineeship: 9 months 
 
 

Job Description:


The Department of Communications and New Media is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant (for Dr Wu Shangyuan). This research assistant will be part of a research team for a transnational data journalism project from mid this year and will help the principal investigator with a comparative study of news websites, research interviews, content analysis, and produce research articles for publication.

Responsibilities:


• Conduct systematic literature review
• Assist principal investigator with developing the research framework
• Assist in collection of news stories for data analysis, conduct coding of these stories, execute the analysis using SPSS, and draft a research paper to explain the findings
• Other administrative duties include but are not limited to transcribing interviews, checking references, formatting manuscripts, looking for research papers, organizing contacts, inputting and checking data, etc.

Requirements:


1. A strong Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication or a related field
2. Demonstrated experience or training in conducting social science research, particularly in content analysis, and is well-versed in research paper writing
3. Responsible, detail-oriented and a fast learner
4. Proactive in seeking out information relevant to the work and discussing issues and problems

Length of Traineeship : 12 months
 

Job Description


Young people, through traditional indicators, have demonstrated low levels of civic engagement in recent years potentially impacting modern democracies negatively. There is increasing research and anecdotal evidence that young people are politically and civically engaged in different ways as measured by non-traditional indicators (e.g. massive student demonstrations on climate change). To be civically engaged young people have to experience civic learning. Singapore is a leading digital economy and high performing school environment on international assessment (PISA) but faces challenges in digital civic learning (DCL) at a time when digital technology and social media have become ubiquitous.

Objectives


1. In what ways is the civic learning of young people mediated by social media?
2. What is the impact of school experience on young people’s social media use and digital civic learning?
3. Can students be taught to become civic-minded users of social media, such as discerning visual fake news?
4. How can the research outcomes contribute to communication theory and relevant policies?

The Department of Communications and New Media is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant (for Associate Professor Zhang Weiyu). A search for case studies and focus group discussions/in-depth interviews with young adults will be done.  The successful candidate is expected to:

1) attend compulsory research meetings

2) carry out assignments of the highest quality

3) submit multiple research reports and papers

4) communicate the research findings (e.g., presentations) to various publics.

Responsibilities:


1. a systematic review of literatures regarding civic learning and social media
2. a comprehensive understanding of issues and polices related to civic learning
3. engage in case studies of civic learning
4. conduct focus group discussions and in-depth interviews with young adults on civic learning
5. submit multiple research reports and papers
6. communicate the research findings (e.g., presentations) to various publics
7. work collaboratively with a research team comprised of faculty members, policy experts, graduate students, and international collaborators

Qualifications:


1. Degree / Bachelor in Social Sciences or related majors
2. Sufficient experience in case study/focus group discussions/in-depth interviews research methods
3. Keen interest and good sensitivity to civic learning issues
4. Proficient with academic or analytical writing
5. Effective oral and written communication skills
6. Knowledge of visual communication is a plus

Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020

Length of Traineeship : 12 months 

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?ss=preview&mode=form&id=4d0504a8621279b15184a1d677d2e9de&_ksl=1&s=jobs

Job Description


The Department of Communications and New Media is seek applications for a Research Assistant (for Associate Professor Cho Hichang). The RA will assist the PI in terms of conducting preliminary literature review, data collection, and data analysis for a research project, titled “privacy, trust, and risk perceptions about smart nation, connected devices, and ICTs.” The person will learn how to examine complex social phenomena about communication and media by collecting, analysing, and understanding large-scale quantitative data collected through online surveys and experiments. CNM at NUS is a leading research program specialized in new media, computational communication, cultural studies, and public communication.

Responsibilities


1. In-depth literature review on privacy, trust, and risk perceptions related to smart nation, connected devices, and ICTs
2. Design and development of online survey and experiment
3. Data collection using Qualtrics and other online platforms
4. Data cleaning and preliminary data analyses
5. Provide support for preparing manuscripts and reports
6. Other research matters, such as communicating with professional survey companies and collaborators

Qualifications


1. Degree / BA or BS
2. Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
3. Introductory level skills in SPSS or R packages
4. Effective oral and written communication skills

Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020

 

Length of Traineeship: 12 months

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?ss=preview&mode=form&id=f4c3c3b908a0a940d5aedb1a8a46bba4&_ksl=1&s=jobs

 

Job Description


The Department of Communications and New Media is seek applications for a Research Assistant (for Assistant Professor Jiang Shaohai). This position assists with the “Singapore Health Information National Trends Survey” project. Working with the interdisciplinary team of scholars in communication and public health, this position will be involved in planning, designing, implementing, and analysing the nationally representative survey project in Singapore to understand Singaporeans’ health information and health care seeking behaviours. 

Responsibilities


1. Review literature on health information and health care
2. Assist with questionnaire design
3. Provide support to cognitive interview and focus group
4. Conduct pilot study to pre-test the questionnaire
5. Use SPSS or other software to analyse data from pilot study

Qualifications


1. Bachelor’s degree, with honours
2. Have interest in health communication and health care
3. Comfortable with quantitative methods and willing to learn statistical analysis
4. Effective oral and written communication skills
5. Well-organised and fast learner

Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020

 

Length of Traineeship : 12 months

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?ss=preview&mode=form&id=279adf9c7e3e84756bc12a596cf05005&_ksl=1&s=jobs

Job Description


The Department of Communications and New Media is seek applications for a Research Assistant (for Assistant Professor Hong Renyi). The research assistant trainee will assist the professor with research into the book-length project on “Bearable Media,” a project which examines how work culture and capabilities are transformed through technologies. The trainee will help with the literature review, gathering of web data, interviews, proofreading, and citation work. The scope of the project pertains to two separate areas: that of disability, workers, and the gig economy; and pharmacology, workplace health, and work aptitude.



Responsibilities


1. Assist with the literature review
2. Consolidate research materials and media coverage of research topics
3. Interview disabled gig workers and stakeholders
4. Gather data from social media posts
5. Provide proofreading and citation assistance

Qualitifications


1. Recent graduate of a Singapore university in a related discipline;
2. Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
3. Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
4. Effective oral and written management communication skills
5. A high level of attention to detail
6. Ability to work independently effectively within a team and independently
7. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite for graphic designing and video editing

Anticipated Start Date: 15 July 2020

 

Length of Traineeship : 12 months

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?ss=preview&mode=form&id=94169957fa0368bb56996372affbf3bc&_ksl=1&s=jobs

Job Description


The Department of Communications and New Media is seek applications for a Research Assistant (for Professor Audrey Yue). The trainee will be located in the Department of Communications and New Media, and work with HOD Prof Audrey Yue in her SUG project (Cultural Research Centre, https://blog.nus.edu.sg/cnmcrc/).  The trainee will conduct fieldwork on the intersections of big data and culture, and assist to raise the profile of the Cultural Research Centre.

Responsibilities


1. Conduct literature review on cultural analytics and smart nation policy initiatives in Singapore and Asia;
2. Extract social media data relating to select cultural events in Singapore and Asia;
3. Assist to maintain the Centre’s communications channel including weekly social media posts and writing annual e-newsletters.
4. Assist the Centre to update its email database of researchers and stakeholders.
5. Assist the Centre to organise events including workshops, seminars and public lectures.

Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in cognate disciplines with specialisations in one or more of the following fields: communications and new media; computing science; English language and literature; political science; Area Studies; sociology/anthropology;
2. Basic/advanced data extraction skills

Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020

 

Length of Traineeship : 12  months

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?ss=preview&mode=form&id=93f3d99cc6e74daceabbbbf13b61d2e9&_ksl=1&s=jobs

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Job Description


The Internet and other new media like mobile telephony is a pervasive and important aspect of Singapore’s society. Take for instance, responses to CoVID-19 as well as increased measures have manifested on various Internet platforms including NUSWhispers, reddit Singapore, Instagram and so son. These memories are reflective of not just how Singaporeans make sense of the crisis but also ideals about what good digital citizenship means. Using a documentary approach, the aim of the research is to provide a greater understanding of the role of the Internet during key events such as CoVID-19 and the Singapore Bicentennial. Through the project, we seek to address:
a. What are the competing and complementary memories of key events such as CoVID-19 and SG Bicentennial?
b. How do various Internet platforms contribute to ideas about digital citizenship in different contexts?

Posts (the posts include texts, photos, videos, animations, and other content) and comments from public pages on social media will be collected and analyzed. The candidate will be trained to use a social media listening platform to identify and extract posts of interest, and assist with the analysis of these posts. The trainee will be trained to conduct qualitative (e.g., textual analysis) or quantitative (e.g., content analysis or machine coding or semantic network analysis) analysis. Each trainee is expected to: 1) attend compulsory research meetings, 2) carry out assignments of the highest quality, 3) submit research reports and papers, and 4) communicate the research findings (e.g., presentations) to various publics.

The Department of Communications and New Media is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant (for Dr Natalie Pang).

Responsibilities


1. a systematic extraction of posts related to CoVID-19, SG Bicentennial and other issues using a social media listening platform
2. analyze and evaluate the posts based on conceptual frameworks in communications and media studies
3. engage in qualitative (e.g., textual analysis) or quantitative (e.g., content analysis or machine coding or semantic network analysis) methodologies
4. attend compulsory research meetings
5. submit multiple research reports and papers
6. communicate the research findings (e.g., presentations) to various publics

Qualifications


1. Degree / Bachelor in Social Sciences or related majors or higher
2. Keen interest and good sensitivity to local social issues
3. Proficient with academic or analytical writing
4. Effective oral and written communication skills
5. Knowledge of computational methods such as data scraping, automated machine learning, AI-assisted data analysis (preferred)
6. Experience in either qualitative or quantitative research methods (preferred)
 
Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020

 

Length of Traineeship : 12 months

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?ss=preview&mode=form&id=ac5daba30de137a55fe433e062afe539&_ksl=1&s=jobs

 

Job Description


This position reports to the director of the new Master Programme in Communication. The department is preparing to launch this new graduate program in 2021 and all modules in the programme are being developed based on sound pedagogic research. The research apprentice in this position will assist in completing instructional research and developing educational materials for this graduate programme under the director’s supervision.  CNM is a collegial department that reinforces the organisational learning culture.  The research assistant will gain valuable research experience for educational purposes. 

Responsibilities


1. Conduct pedagogic research for module development in the new Master programme in Communication
2. Develop instructional videos
3. Use technology to develop instructional materials based on research for new Master's modules
4. Facilitate and assess online discussions for MOOC courses

Qualifications


1. Undergraduate degree in relevant discipline
2. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
3. Proficient in basic video production or willingness to learn the skills
4. Effective oral and written management communication skills

Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020

 

Length of Traineeship : 12 months

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?mode=form&id=fea90973d41789d21eca3ab15727120a

 

Job Description


To effectively and efficiently undertake a range of duties associated with the teaching of undergraduate students and associated administration as requested by the supervisor(s), and to contribute to the achievement of the department’s strategic objectives with regards to teaching. Teaching assistants are to assist the module coordinators in maximising the functioning of each student under the direction of the module coordinator. The Department of Communications and New Media is seeking applicants for Teaching Assistant Positions (x 3 positions).

Responsibilities


1. To deliver a range of teaching and assessment activities during tutorials. This may involve lecturing material, leading class discussions, facilitating student group discussions, clarifying materials etc. TAs are expected to attend lectures conducted by their module coordinator.
2. To contribute to the development of appropriate online and offline teaching materials to ensure content and methods of delivery meet learning objectives.
3. To participate in the assessment process, using a variety of methods and techniques and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their learning. May involve working with the module coordinator and other TAs to set benchmarking standards for assessments.
4. To assist with invigilation of exams, and exam logistics.
5. To provide guidance to students in their practical work where applicable, advising on skills, methods and techniques to assist
the transfer of knowledge.
6. Provide one-on-one or group consultation to students when requested.
7. To promptly respond to emails from students, faculty members, and admin staff.
8. To monitor and respond to student posts in online forums where applicable.
9. To contribute to the ongoing development and design of the curriculum, including reading lists.
10. To assist in management of their modules in the learning management system (LumiNUS).
11. To assist in the management of online learning platforms, including development of MOOCs, and incorporate educational technology in the class.
12. To report any suspected academic integrity issues to their module coordinator.
13. To engage in professional development as appropriate and regularly update their subject related knowledge base.
14. To engage in professional development to remain current and ensure application of recent advances in knowledge to teaching.
15. To undertake limited administrative duties as requested by the supervisor or Head of Department.
16. To assist with any other duties assigned by the module coordinator as required.

Requirements:


1. A good Honours degree or higher in Social Sciences or related majors
2. A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential.
3. Effective oral and written communication skills
4. Previous teaching experience is preferred, especially with online teaching and development of MOOCs.

Anticipated Start Date: 1 July 2020

 

Length of  Traineeship : 6 months

 

Interested parties must submit their applications via https://nus-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?ss=preview&mode=form&id=9b80ecaaacc057e730ffa7dc86a6b277&_ksl=1&s=jobs

 

Tenure Track positions

 

The Department of Communications and New Media at National University of Singapore is looking to fill the following Tenure Track positions.

 

Please click on the tabs below to find out more.

 

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: computational social science; data science; social algorithms and artificial intelligence; web science research methods; interactive digital art and immersive media; machine learning and text analytics; computational art and curation; human interface/user experience (UX) design.

 

Qualifications: PhD in Media and Communications Studies, Computational Communication, Design Informatics, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching. Consideration may also be given to candidates with practice-based and industry experience in related sectors.

 

Professional development: Successful talented early career candidates with excellent research track records will be considered for the National University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP) scheme which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000 including scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 120 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

 

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14933), in an email clearly indicating the position title they are applying for.

 

1         NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

2         Academic History: Degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.

3         Scanned Copies of the degree certificates.

4         Employment History. List all academic and non-academic positions.

5         Name and contact details of PhD advisor/supervisor

6         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching material, should be provided were available.

7         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).

8         A research plan (3-page) with a proposed start-up research budget and utilisation plan.

9         A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.

10     Honours and Awards. To include major keynote and plenary addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies membership on editorial board of leading journals.

11     Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact.

12     University Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty, and/or University, particularly where there is impactful leadership.

13     Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, professional/industry, and national/international agencies.

14     FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant and submitted via academic jobs online.

 

Application deadline: 2 December 2019

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

We seek applicants with expertise in the following areas: computational methods in communication and social sciences, including data analysis, machine learning, and visualisation. Practical experience with modern analysis and learning platforms is necessary.

 

Qualifications: PhD in Communication or closely related discipline, with a specialization in computing by date of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching.

 

Professional development: Successful talented early career candidates with excellent research track records will be considered for the National University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP) scheme which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000 including scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 110-140 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2021 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2021.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

 

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submitted the complete set of documents as indicated below via academic jobs online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15890)

 

1         NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

2         Academic History: Degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.

3         Scanned Copies of all degree certificates.

4         Employment History. List all academic and non-academic positions.

5         Name and contact details of PhD advisor/supervisor

6         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching material, should be provided were available.

7         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).

8         A research plan (3-page) with a proposed start-up research budget and utilisation plan.

9         A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.

10     Honours and Awards. To include major keynote and plenary addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies membership on editorial board of leading journals.

11     Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact.

12     University Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty, and/or University, particularly where there is impactful leadership.

13     Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, professional/industry, and national/international agencies.

14     A list of FOUR External References (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor). Shortlisted candidates will be notified to submit for the letters of references via academic jobs online prior to the campus visit.

 

Application deadline: 15 August 2020

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Media law & policy; Media ethics; Intellectual property; Internet governance; global media policy; Tech law & policy; regulations of emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, and Internet of Things

 

Qualifications: PhD in Media and Communications Studies, LLD with specialization in information technology and media, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching. Consideration may also be given to candidates with practice-based in the area of governance and policy making, related with negotiation and interaction with related sectors (Nation State, Private Sector and Civil Society).

 

Professional development: Successful talented early career candidates with excellent research track records will be considered for the National University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP) scheme which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000 including scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 110-140 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2021 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2021.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

 

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15888).

 

1         NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants (Download file via link - www.nus.edu.sg/careers/files/NUS-Personal-Data-Consent-for-Job-Applicants.pdf)

2         Academic History: Degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.

3         Scanned Copies of all degree certificates.

4         Employment History. List all academic and non-academic positions.

5         Name and contact details of PhD advisor/supervisor

6         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching material, should be provided were available.

7         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).

8         A research plan (3-page) with a proposed start-up research budget and utilisation plan.

9         A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.

10     Honours and Awards. To include major keynote and plenary addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies membership on editorial board of leading journals.

11     Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact.

12     University Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty, and/or University, particularly where there is impactful leadership.

13     Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, professional/industry, and national/international agencies.

14    A list of FOUR External References (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor). Shortlisted candidates will be notified to submit for the letters of references via academic jobs online prior to the campus visit.

Application deadline: 15 August 2020

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: media writing; online journalism; digital news production; sports/science/financial/health/fashion journalism.  Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and engagement in industry practice, including a range of experience working in print/tv/radio news production.

 

Qualifications: PhD in Journalism, Media and Communications, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; ability to make a distinct contribution to digital journalism and news production in a changing new media environment; evidence of successful teaching. Consideration may also be given to candidates with professional experience in digital journalism, and/or accreditation in journalism or similar distinction.

 

Professional development: Successful talented early career candidates with excellent research track records will be considered for the National University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP) scheme which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000 including scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 120 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

 

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online - https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15876, in the cover letter clearly indicating the position title they are applying for. 

 NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants 

Academic History: Degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed. 

 3 Scanned Copies of all degree certificates.  

 Employment History. List all academic and non-academic positions. 

 5 Name and contact details of PhD advisor/supervisor 

 6 A statement (max. of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching material, should be provided were available. 

 7 A statement (max. of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided). 

 8 A research plan (3-page) with a proposed start-up research budget and utilisation plan. 

 9 A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form. Include samples of publications. 

 10 Honours and Awards. To include major keynote and plenary addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies’ membership on editorial board of leading journals. 

 11 Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact. 

 12 University Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty, and/or University, particularly where there is impactful leadership. 

 13 Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, professional/industry, and national/international agencies. 

 14  A list of FOUR External References (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor). Shortlisted candidates will be notified to submit for the letters of references via academic jobs online prior to the campus visit.

Application Deadline:  15 August 2020

 For further enquiries, please email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

We seek applicants with expertise in various areas including but not limited to: strategic communication, communication management, interactive media design, human-computer interaction, cultural studies, communication technology, and computational social sciences.

 

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a PhD in Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Computational Communication, Design Informatics, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching. Consideration may also be given to candidates with practice-based and industry experience in related sectors.

 

Professional development: Successful talented early career candidates with excellent research track records will be considered for the National University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP) scheme which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000 including scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 110-140 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2021 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2021.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of more than 30 full-time faculty and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

 

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15889

 

  1. NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants (Download file via link - www.nus.edu.sg/careers/files/NUS-Personal-Data-Consent-for-Job-Applicants.pdf)
  2. Academic History: Degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.
  3. Scanned Copies of all degree certificates.
  4. Employment History. List all academic and non-academic positions.
  5. Name and contact details of PhD advisor/supervisor
  6. A statement (max. of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching material, should be provided were available.
  7. A statement (max. of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).
  8. research plan (3-page) with a proposed start-up research budget and utilisation plan.
  9. A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  10. Honours and Awards. To include major keynote and plenary addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies membership on editorial board of leading journals.
  11. Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact.
  12. University Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty, and/or University, particularly where there is impactful leadership.
  13. Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, professional/industry, and national/international agencies.
  14. A list of FOUR External References (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor). Shortlisted candidates will be notified to submit for the letters of references via academic jobs online prior to the campus visit.

 

Application deadline: 15 August 2020

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

 

For further enquiries, please email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

 

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: inter-Asia cultural studies; cultural and new media industries in Asia; network theory and data cultures of Asia; critical diaspora and mobility studies; new media, indigenous and sovereignty studies; digital ethnography; posthumanism, environment and ecology in Asia, cultural economy; cultural policy; critical creative industry studies; soft power and cultural diplomacy; multiculturalism and migration; community cultural development and; urban communication such as urban digital art and design. Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in cultural studies and critical theory, and a demonstrated engagement in the cultural, political and ethical implications of race, gender, sexuality, social class and social practice. 

 

Qualifications: PhD in Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of successful teaching.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 110-140 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2021 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2021.

 

Professional development: Successful talented early career candidates with excellent research track records will be considered for the National University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP) scheme which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000 including scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 for discretionary spending.

 

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

 

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16333).

 

1         NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

2         Academic History: Degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.

3         Scanned Copies of the degree certificates.

4         Employment History. List all academic and non-academic positions.

5         Name and contact details of PhD advisor/supervisor

6         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching material, should be provided were available.

7         A statement (max. of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).

8         A research plan (3-page) with a proposed start-up research budget and utilisation plan.

9         A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.

10     Honours and Awards. To include major keynote and plenary addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies membership on editorial board of leading journals.

11     Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact.

12     University Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty, and/or University, particularly where there is impactful leadership.

13     Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, professional/industry, and national/international agencies.

14     FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant and submitted via academic jobs online.

 

Application deadline: 15 August 2020

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

 

Educator Track (teaching only) positions

 

The Department of Communications and New Media at National University of Singapore is looking to fill the following Educator Track (teaching only) positions.

 

Please click on the tabs below to find out more.

 

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: creative cultural industries, popular culture and media, cultural studies in Asia, global media communication, and critical race and media studies. Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in creative industries and cultural studies; demonstrated engagement in the cultural, political and ethical implications of race, gender, sexuality, social class and social practice, and; demonstrated current industry knowledge of and networks in creative cultural and media industries in Singapore and Asia.

 

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a PhD in Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Studies, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of excellent teaching; approximately 3 years of teaching experience in higher education settings.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 220-280 hours per academic year. Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the Communications and New Media undergraduate programme, the multidisciplinary minor programme in Cultural Studies, and the new Master of Communication graduate coursework programme.Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

About the Department of Communications and New Media: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of more than 30 full-time faculty, and more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online - https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16213

 

1)      NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants 

 

2)      Academic and Employment History: Full CV, including education, professional background, teaching and supervision, research activities and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments to date. List all academic and non-academic positions. Name and contact of your PhD Supervisor.

 

4)      Scanned copies of academic degrees

 

5)      Teaching Portfolio:

 

a)       A preface (maximum 300 words) that makes the case for your appointment. This should be highly distilled summary of your key contributions to student learning and educational leadership, guided by your teaching philosophy.

 

b)      A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words. Examples of consideration that can guide the candidate in making a case for teaching impact and leadership, with a focus on self, students, others, scholarship, future plans.

 

6)      Documents on research, where applicable. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

 

7)      If applicable, a complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.

 

8)      Documents on service contributions. List and elaborate on the impact of service to department/faculty/university, international academic community, and/or national and international agencies. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

 

10)   Teaching evaluations and peer review reports, if available. Other evidence of teaching excellence and/or other contributions to education e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, etc. should be provided.

 

11)   FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant and submitted via academic jobs online.

 

For further enquiries, please email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

We seek applicants with expertise in UX design, interactive media design and software studies. The applicant will have (industry related and/or teaching) experience in one or more of the following areas:

·         Computational media and communication, and artificial intelligence

·         User interface, user experience and HCI design

 

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Masters’ degree or a closely affiliated discipline by the appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. The candidate must also have approximately 2 years of teaching experience. A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential. Successful candidates are also expected to have experience with online teaching and the development of MOOCs.

 

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach 220 -280 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of students and graduate students, and administrative service. 

The anticipated start date is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents, in an email clearly indicating the position they are applying for, via academic jobs online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15892)

 

1.       NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

2.       Academic and Employment History: Full CV, including education, professional background, teaching and supervision, research activities and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments to date. List all academic and non-academic positions.

3.       Copies of all Academic Degree Certificates obtained

4.       Teaching Portfolio:

a.       A preface (maximum 300 words) that makes the case for your appointment. This should be highly distilled summary of your key contributions to student learning and educational leadership, guided by your teaching philosophy.

b.       A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words. The statement must start by concretely articulating your educational contribution across multiple dimensions and roles. It should make a case for your educational standing and reputation in your discipline in relation to: a. teaching practice (instruction, supervision, assessment and feedback, course design) – focus on how you impact students’ learning experience and outcomes b. leadership – focus on how you influence peers and the community. You should describe your beliefs, goals, and approach to these various roles (e.g. specific instructional and leadership strategies). The narrative should trace how you have developed and sustained your practice over time by systematically inquiring into it, identifying challenges based on feedback from students as well as peers, and how you have iteratively adapted practice based on feedback. Instead of attempting to cover all contributions, the narrative should have a specific focus on a set of strengths that can constitute the basis for evaluation. Accordingly, you are strongly advised to focus on specific examples in the form of detailed impact narratives that can illustrate significant esteem, integrated into the overall teaching statement narrative through analysis and interpretation. Multiple independent and convergent sources of evidence of sustained, cumulative impact should be provided.

 

5.       Documents on research, where applicable. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

6.       Teaching evaluations and peer review reports, if available. Other evidence of teaching excellence and/or other contributions to education e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, etc. should be provided.

a.       For supporting documents for contributions to education, such as student feedback reports from current institution (1 set based on the highest scoring module and 1 set based on the lowest scoring module), if applicable.

b.       Sample of module outlines, samples of teaching-learning materials, assessment tasks, and other relevant items that lend support to the argument you have offered in your teaching statement.

 

7.       If applicable, a complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.

8.       Documents on service contributions. List and elaborate on the impact of service to department/faculty/university, international academic community, and/or national and international agencies. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

9.       THREE letters of reference to be arranged by the applicant to be submitted directly by the referees via academic jobs online.

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application, including letters of recommendation, by 28 February 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

The Department of Communications and New Media at National University of Singapore seeks applicants with teaching experience and/or industry experience in one or more of the following areas:

 

·        Communication and Media Studies

·        Cultural Studies

·        Advertising and Public Relations

·        Corporate Communications

·        Media Writing and Journalism

·        Visual Design

·        Videography and Photography

·        User Experience Design; Interactive Design

·        Game Design and Game Studies

·        Human-Computer Interaction

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates must have a good Honours Degree or a closely affiliated discipline by the appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential. Successful candidates are also expected to have experience with online teaching and the development of MOOCs.

 

The successful candidate is expected to teach 220 -280 hours per academic year. Other duties include administrative service.  The anticipated start date is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020. Other duties include administrative service.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents, in an email clearly indicating the position they are applying for, to Ms Jasmin Tay at cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg :

  1. NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants
  2. Employment History: Full CV, including education, professional background, teaching and supervision, research activities and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments to date. List all academic and non-academic positions.
  3. Copies of Academic Degree Certificates obtained
  4. Teaching Portfolio:
    1. A preface (maximum 300 words) that makes the case for your appointment. This should be highly distilled summary of your key contributions to student learning and educational leadership, guided by your teaching philosophy.
    2. A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.
  5. Documents on research, where applicable. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.
  6. Teaching evaluations and peer review reports, if available. Other evidence of teaching excellence and/or other contributions to education e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, etc. should be provided.
  7. If applicable, a complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  8. Documents on service contributions. List and elaborate on the impact of service to department/faculty/university, international academic community, and/or national and international agencies. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.
  9. THREE letters of reference to be arranged by the applicant to be submitted directly by the referees.
  10. List the module(s) you can teach based on your expertise. The module information can be found via this link - http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/current-students/undergraduate/module-information

For full consideration, please submit a complete application, including letters of recommendation. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The review will continue until the job is filled.

 

Closing Date: 19 April 2020

 

 

 

 

 

For further enquiries, please email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

 

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We seek 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.

 

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a good Honours degree in communications or a closely affiliated discipline by the appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential. Successful candidates are also expected to have experience with online teaching and the development of MOOCs.

 

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach 220 -280 hours per academic year. Other duties include administrative service.  The anticipated start date is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents, in an email clearly indicating the position they are applying for, via academic jobs online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15893)

 

1         NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

2         Academic and Employment History: Full CV, including education, professional background, teaching and supervision, research activities and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments to date. List all academic and non-academic positions.

3         Copies of all Academic Degree Certificates obtained

4         Teaching Portfolio:

(1)                A preface (maximum 300 words) that makes the case for your appointment. This should be highly distilled summary of your key contributions to student learning and educational leadership, guided by your teaching philosophy.

(2)                A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words. The statement must start by concretely articulating your educational contribution across multiple dimensions and roles. It should make a case for your educational standing and reputation in your discipline in relation to: a. teaching practice (instruction, supervision, assessment and feedback, course design) – focus on how you impact students’ learning experience and outcomes b. leadership – focus on how you influence peers and the community. You should describe your beliefs, goals, and approach to these various roles (e.g. specific instructional and leadership strategies). The narrative should trace how you have developed and sustained your practice over time by systematically inquiring into it, identifying challenges based on feedback from students as well as peers, and how you have iteratively adapted practice based on feedback. Instead of attempting to cover all contributions, the narrative should have a specific focus on a set of strengths that can constitute the basis for evaluation. Accordingly, you are strongly advised to focus on specific examples in the form of detailed impact narratives that can illustrate significant esteem, integrated into the overall teaching statement narrative through analysis and interpretation. Multiple independent and convergent sources of evidence of sustained, cumulative impact should be provided.

 

5         Documents on research, where applicable. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

6         Teaching evaluations and peer review reports, if available. Other evidence of teaching excellence and/or other contributions to education e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, etc. should be provided.

For supporting documents for contributions to education, such as student feedback reports from current institution (1 set based on the highest scoring module and 1 set based on the lowest scoring module), if applicable.

We seek applicants with professional/management experience in Marketing and Social Media/Digital Marketing. The applicant will have (industry related and/or teaching) experience in one or more of the following areas:

·         Social Media

·         Digital Marketing Practices

·         Mobility and Social Media

 

Qualifications: Successful candidate must have at least 5 years’ postgraduate experience or a closely affiliated discipline by appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. Having teaching experience is an advantage.

 

Responsibilities: The incumbent will be assigned up to 8 hours per week workload, in one or more of the following activities: consultation with students, teaching and related duties, course and curriculum development and planning, collaborative partnership between the University and industry, and advising departments on industry directions. The anticipated start date is 1 August 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

 

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg, clearly indicating the position title you are applying for on the email subject header.

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application as indicated below. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

1.       Completed NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants 

 

2.       Academic and Employment History: degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. List all academic and non-academic positions held.

 

3.       Scanned copies of all academic certificates and transcripts

 

4.       A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

 

5.       Documents relating to service activities and impact

a.       At Department/Faculty/University levels

b.       To the international academic community

c.       To national and international agencies

 

6.       Sample(s) of teaching evaluation reports  (at least 1 set with highest score and at least 1 set with lowest score)

 

7.       Sample(s) of module outlines, samples of teaching-learning materials, assessment tasks, and other relevant items that lend support to the argument you have offered in your teaching statement.

 

8.       List the module(s) you can teach based on your expertise. The module information can be found via this link - http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/current-students/undergraduate/module-information

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

We seek applicants with professional/management experience in Public Relations and/or Corporate Communications. The applicant will have (industry related and/or teaching) experience in one or more of the following areas:

·         Public Relations (PR writing, etc)

·         Financial Communication (Investor relations, financial PR, etc)

·         Internal and external communications

·         Social media and crisis communications

·         Corporate Reputation Management

·         Political communications

·         Community Communications

·         Crisis communication

 

Qualifications: Successful candidate must have at least 5 years’ postgraduate experience or a closely affiliated discipline by appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. Having teaching experience is an advantage.

 

Responsibilities: The incumbent will be assigned up to 8 hours per week workload, in one or more of the following activities: consultation with students, teaching and related duties, course and curriculum development and planning, collaborative partnership between the University and industry, and advising departments on industry directions. The anticipated start date is 1 August 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg, clearly indicating the position title you are applying for on the email subject header.

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application as indicated below. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

1.       Completed NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants 

 

2.       Academic and Employment History: degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. List all academic and non-academic positions held.

 

3.       Scanned copies of all academic certificates and transcripts

 

4.       A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

 

5.       Documents relating to service activities and impact

a.       At Department/Faculty/University levels

b.       To the international academic community

c.       To national and international agencies

 

6.       Sample(s) of teaching evaluation reports  (at least 1 set with highest score and at least 1 set with lowest score)

 

7.       Sample(s) of module outlines, samples of teaching-learning materials, assessment tasks, and other relevant items that lend support to the argument you have offered in your teaching statement.

 

8.       List the module(s) you can teach based on your expertise. The module information can be found via this link - http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/current-students/undergraduate/module-information

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

We seek applicants with expertise in journalism. The applicant will have (industry related and/or teaching) experience in one or more of the following areas:

·         OB Markers

·         Lifestyle Writing

·         Commentary Writing

·         Journalism Writing

·         Financial Journalism

·         Feature Writing

·         Investigative Journalism

 

Qualifications: Successful candidate must have either (1) bachelor degree with at least 5 years of industry experience; or (2) a Master’s degree or a closely affiliated discipline by appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. Having teaching experience is an advantage.

 

Responsibilities: The incumbent is expected to teach either lecture only or lecture-cum-tutorials, depending on the teaching needs. The anticipated start date is 1 August 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg, clearly indicating the position title you are applying for on the email subject header.

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application as indicated below. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

1.       Completed NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

 

2.       Academic and Employment History: degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. List all academic and non-academic positions held.

 

3.       Scanned copies of all academic certificates and transcripts

 

4.       A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

 

5.       Documents relating to service activities and impact

a.       At Department/Faculty/University levels

b.       To the international academic community

c.       To national and international agencies

 

6.       Sample(s) of teaching evaluation reports  (at least 1 set with highest score and at least 1 set with lowest score)

 

7.       Sample(s) of module outlines, samples of teaching-learning materials, assessment tasks, and other relevant items that lend support to the argument you have offered in your teaching statement.

 

8.       List the module(s) you can teach based on your expertise. The module information can be found via this link - http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/current-students/undergraduate/module-information

 

9.       Samples of writing (at least 5 articles)

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

We seek applicants with expertise in UX design, interactive media design and media production. The applicant will have (industry related and/or teaching) experience in one or more of the following areas:

·         User interface, user experience and HCI design

·         Digital Storytelling

·         Media production

·         Interactive Storytelling

·         Game Design

·         Critical and Speculative Design

 

Qualifications: Successful candidate must have either (1) bachelor degree with at least 5 years of industry experience; or (2) a Master’s degree or a closely affiliated discipline by appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. Having teaching experience is an advantage.

 

Responsibilities: The incumbent is expected to teach either lecture only or lecture-cum-tutorials, depending on the teaching needs. The anticipated start date is 1 August 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg, clearly indicating the position title you are applying for on the email subject header.

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application as indicated below. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

1.       Completed NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants 

 

2.       Academic and Employment History: degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities. List all academic and non-academic positions held.

 

3.       Scanned copies of all academic certificates and transcripts

 

4.       A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

 

5.       Documents relating to service activities and impact

a.       At Department/Faculty/University levels

b.       To the international academic community

c.       To national and international agencies

 

6.       Sample(s) of teaching evaluation reports  (at least 1 set with highest score and at least 1 set with lowest score)

 

7.       Sample(s) of module outlines, samples of teaching-learning materials, assessment tasks, and other relevant items that lend support to the argument you have offered in your teaching statement.

 

8.       List the module(s) you can teach based on your expertise. The module information can be found via this link - http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/current-students/undergraduate/module-information

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

 

Research positions

 

There are currently no positions open for application.

 

 

Post-Doctoral Fellows

 

The Department of Communications and New Media at National University of Singapore is looking to hire Post-Doctoral Fellows.

 

Please click on the tabs below to find out more.

 

The Department of Communications and New Media in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at the National University of Singapore invites applicants for the following positions to begin in July 2021:

 

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows

 

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.

 

This is a full-time position for 2 years. The incumbent is expected to teach 2 modules per year (50%); advance their research by publishing top-tier journal articles and/or turning their thesis into a monograph; developing their new postdoctoral project, and; contribute to curriculum development in cultural and media studies. The anticipated start date is in July 2021 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2021.

 

Qualifications: PhD in Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of successful teaching.

 

Context: Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Design and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

 

For full consideration, please submit the following documents via academic jobs online. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

1.       NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

2.      Academic History: degrees obtained, scholarships and awards, post-doctoral and clinical/ residency training (where applicable), other study and research opportunities

3.      Scanned copies of academic certificates and transcripts

4.      Employment history. List all academic and non-academic positions held.

5.      Documents relating to research

a.      A statement (max of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance.

b.      Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).

c.       A complete list of publications

d.      Evidence of impact1, e.g. citations (excluding self-citations)

e.      Evidence of international visibility, e.g. invitations to speak, major keynotes and plenary addresses, elected membership in professional and learned societies, membership on editorial boards of leading journals.

f.        Research awards

6.      Documents relating to service activities and impact

a.      At Department/Faculty/University levels

b.      To the international academic community

c.       To national and international agencies

7.      Documents relating to education (including the supervision of junior researchers), if applicable

8.      Teaching Portfolio:

a.      A preface (maximum 300 words) that makes the case for your appointment. This should be highly distilled summary of your key contributions to student learning and educational leadership, guided by your teaching philosophy.

b.      A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be 3-5 pages. Examples of consideration that can guide the candidate in making a case for teaching impact and leadership, with a focus on self, students, others, scholarship, future plans.

9.     A list of FOUR referees (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor). Shortlisted candidates will be notified to submit the letters of reference prior to the visit.

10.    Samples of teaching evaluation reports (including the highest and lowest scores achieved).

 

 

Deadline: 15 August 2020

Enquiries may be directed to cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.


 

Administrative positions

 

There are currently no positions open for application.