Tenure Track positions

 

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

 

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The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenured Full Professor with research and teaching specialization in Critical Approaches to ICTs, in one or more of the following areas: social class and labour issues in ICTs; platform and network theories; communication, development and social change; comparative media studies; globalization and communication; communication and policy.

 

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, generally with more than 10 years’ postdoctoral experience, and a demonstrated international track record of research and teaching distinction in the field.

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 3 modules per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service.

 

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.

 

 

Applicants should indicate clearly the position they are applying for and submit the following materials at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg

 

  1. NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants (downloadable from http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/files/NUS-Personal-Data-Consent-for-Job-Applicants.pdf)
  2. Full CV, including education, professional background, teaching and supervision, research activities and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments to date. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed. List all academic and non-academic positions.
  3. Copies of degrees obtained.
  4. Name and contact details of PhD advisor/supervisor.
  5. A statement of teaching philosophy and methodology and experience (max. 3 pages)
  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. A research statement (max. 3 pages) highlighting major accomplishments and short- and longer-term research plans, citing up to five significant publications, creative works or other scholarly contributions, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided.
  8. Sample copies of research publications, if available.
  9. A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  10. Please indicate total number of publications to date, citation analysis (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. 
  11. University service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty and/or University, particularly where there are impactful leadership.
  12. Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, profession/industry, and national/international agencies.
  13. A list of SIX​ external reviewers recommended (names, contact details, applicant's relationship to them). These external reviewers should preferably not be close collaborators or the applicant's PhD/post-doc supervisor.

Application Deadline: 26 April 2019

 

For full consideration, please submit a complete application, including a list of external reviewers. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled. 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 one or more of the following areas: 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. 

 

Qualifications: PhD in Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of successful 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 3 modules 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 online, in the cover letter clearly indicating the position they are applying for: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13889

 

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     For Assistant Professor position: FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant to be submitted directly by the referees at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg.

15     For Associate Professor and Professor positions:  A list of SIX external reviewers recommended (names, contact details, applicant's relationship to them). These external reviewers should preferably not be close collaborators or the applicant's PhD/post-doc supervisor.

 

Application deadline: 16 August 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 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 3 modules 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 online, in the cover letter clearly indicating the position they are applying for: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13889

 

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     For Assistant Professor position: FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant to be submitted directly by the referees at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg.

 

Application deadline: 16 August 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 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.  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.

 

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 3 modules 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 Interested parties must submit the following documents online, in the cover letter clearly indicating the position they are applying for: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13889

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     For Assistant Professor position: FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant to be submitted directly by the referees at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg.

15     For Associate Professor and Professor positions:  A list of SIX external reviewers recommended (names, contact details, applicant's relationship to them). These external reviewers should preferably not be close collaborators or the applicant's PhD/post-doc supervisor.

 

Application deadline: 16 August 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.

 

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.

 

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We seek applicants with teaching assistant expertise and experience in communication management, media studies, interactive media design and cultural studies. The applicant will have industry related and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas:

 

  • Interactive Media Design
  • Data Analytics
  • Strategic Communications Design
  • Visual Design
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computational Media Literacy
  • Media Writing/ Communication Writing/ Journalism
  • Public Speaking

 

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: Successful candidates are expected to teach approximately 416 hours per academic year. The anticipated start date is Semester 2 2018-2019 (January 2019) or Semester 1 2019-2020 (August 2019).

 

Context: The Department of Communications and New Media was established as a full programme in 2004. It is currently ranked #1 in Asia (THE2019) and #13 in the world (QS2018). It has one of the largest student enrolments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. 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 experience and 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. Its research concentrations are media effects and psychology, health communication and cultural studies.

 

Interested parties must submit the following documents to Ms Jasmin Tay at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg:

  1. Cover letter should discuss teaching and teaching research, as well as how the candidate will contribute to the Communications and New Media programme. (3-5 pages)
  2. Detailed CV, including academic and employment history
  3. Teaching portfolio and student evaluations
  4. Three referee letters
  5. PDPA Consent Form

 

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

 

Further information about the Department can be found at: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

We are seeking Part-time Tutors for NM2207 Computational Media Literacy.

 

This module is a hands-on introduction to essential concepts in computational media including internet

architecture, mediated communication, interactive systems, animation, visualisation, and creative design. JavaScript and other common technologies that power the web are introduced to empower non-programmers to explore these concepts independently.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities

 

  • Supporting Module Coordinator in facilitating class discussion, engagement and providing a good learning experience.
  • Supporting respective Module Coordinator in education resources and course materials preparation.
  • Conducting tutorials, including the marking of assignments/essays and performing examination tasks.
  • Attending the lectures for the module you are tutoring.
  • Performing administrative duties as assigned by the Module Coordinator.
  • Attend the one-3-hour project-based evening class session per week, and spend an average of 3 hours per week on preparation, grading, and office hours for student assistance.

 

The successful candidate must have:

 

  • At least a good Honours degree, with knowledge, skills and expertise in the relevant working experience.
  • Solid skills in web development tools: HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Some experience with animation and SVG would also be a plus.

 

This position is available for one (01) semester (Jan 2019 – June 2019).

 

Please send your application to Ms Jasmin Tay (cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg) with the following materials:

 

 

More information about the University can be found at: http://www.nus.edu.sg/

 

 

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

We are seeking graduate Student Tutors for NM2207 Computational Media Literacy.

 

This module is a hands-on introduction to essential concepts in computational media including internet

architecture, mediated communication, interactive systems, animation, visualisation, and creative design. JavaScript and other common technologies that power the web are introduced to empower non-programmers to explore these concepts independently.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities

 

  • Supporting Module Coordinator in facilitating class discussion, engagement and providing a good learning experience;
  • Supporting respective Module Coordinator in education resources and course materials preparation;
  • Conducting tutorials, including the marking of assignments and performing examination tasks;
  • Attending the lectures for the module you are tutoring; and
  • Performing administrative duties as assigned by the Module Coordinator.
  • Attend the one-3-hour project-based evening class session per week, and spend an average of 3 hours per week on preparation, grading, and office hours for student assistance.

 

The successful candidate must:

 

  • Have solid skills in web development tools: HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Have some experience with animation and SVG would also be a plus.
  • Be a current NUS student

 

This position is available for one (01) semester (Jan 2019 – June 2019).

 

Please send your application to Ms Jasmin Tay (cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg) with the following materials:

 

 

More information about the University can be found at: http://www.nus.edu.sg/

Information about NUS Student Work Scheme (NSWS) (for NUS students) can be found at: http://nus.edu.sg/cfg/students/employment-opportunities

 

 

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities: Successful candidates must have a Masters’ degree in 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.

 

The successful candidate is expected to teach 5 modules per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service.

 

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

Interested parties must submit the following documents, in an email clearly indicating the position they are applying for, to Ms Jasmin Tay at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg:

  1. NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants
  2. Academic History: certificates of degrees obtained, scholarships and awards.
  3. 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.
  4. Copies of Academic Degree Certificates obtained
  5. 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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

(1)    For supporting documents for contributions to education, 2 sets of 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.

(2)    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.

  1. If applicable, a complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  2. 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.
  3. THREE letters of reference to be arranged by the applicant to be submitted directly by the referees at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg.

For full consideration, please submit a complete application, including letters of recommendation, by 19 September 2019. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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.

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

For further enquiries, please email cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg

 

 

Post-Doctoral Fellows

 

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

 

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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 January 2020

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow in Cultural Studies (2 positions)

 

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

 

Responsibilities: 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.

 

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 to Ms Jasmin Tay at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg:

1.      NUS Personal Data Consent 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.      FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant to be submitted directly by the referees at cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg.

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

 

Further information about the Department can be found at: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/


 

Administrative positions

 

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

 

Please click on the tabs below to find out more.

 

We are seeking a Executive/Senior Executive to fulfill the following:

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

Primary roles include but are not limited to:

Marketing and Communications

  • Manage marketing strategy and budget to achieve performance-based goals while maximising brand building activities
  • Develop multi-channel marcomms content to support department’s objectives, including but not limited to: EDMs, Posters, website content, and other communication materials. 
  • Propose, conceptualise, and execute marcomms initiatives (online and offline) to drive awareness, membership, community engagement, and participation in research. 
  • Evaluate online marketing channels and evaluate platforms for suitable uses. 
  • Invite and coordinate with media to conduct media hosting for events. 

Compulsory Internship Programme

  • Perform as an operations manager for the Department’s Compulsory Internship Programme (CIP).
  • Ensure that all functions pertaining to CIP are executed within the stipulated timeframe.
  • Conduct post-analysis of each cycle as key to implement improvements for future runs of the cycle.
  • Coordinate with Centre for Future-ready Graduates (CFG) to create resume writing workshops for students.
  • Manage the account under TalentConnect for job matching, and monitor student applications and job postings from employers.
  • Network with Industry Partners to expand database.

Graduate Studies Matters

  • Manage admission matters for the Department’s Graduate programmes, including but not limited to, attending to applicants’ queries, facilitating admissions appeals, following up with students after offer acceptance, and providing accurate graduate student intake statistics and reports to the management. 

Publicity / Outreach

  • Perform as Advisor (Administration) to Communication and New Media Society
  • Engage Alumni through events, activities, etc.

Industry Advisory Council

  • Provide secretarial support to the Council.

Continuing Education

  • Develop and launch new programmes, e.g. executive workshops, certificates, etc.
  • Plan and conduct regular executive workshops.

Secondary Duties

  • Perform other duties/tasks as requested by Head of Department and/or supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Minimum degree in Marketing / Mass Communications, preferably with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience;
  • Be able to work within tight deadlines and under pressure;
  • Experience in copywriting with excellent communication skills;
  • Creative and think out-of-the-box
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, with strong customer orientation
  • Ability to interact with and manage the requests of faculty and students;
  • Good team player, positive attitude, and self-motivated;
  • Meticulous, has an eye for detail
  • Possess good organisational, analytical, planning and time-management skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications;
  • Familiarity with MS SharePoint, SAP and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator will be advantageous;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

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Interested candidates may apply here.

 

If you have further information, please forward your email to cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg.

More information about the University can be found at: http://www.nus.edu.sg/

http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm

We are seeking a Management Assistant Officer to fulfill the following:

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

Primary roles include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the department asset management (capitalised and non-capitalised assets)
  • Manage the overall planning of maintenance, replacement, and upgrading of equipment, etc. 
  • Assist in the procurement and contract administration of all IT-related purchases and ensure the procurement process is in line with the University’s policy.
  • Manage and maintain the department’s accounts, e.g. term card application, visitor email account applications, etc. 
  • Provide marketing support, assist in social media planning and execution for social media platform to improve Department brand awareness and drive leads and community outreach and publicity events. 

Secondary roles include but are not limited to:

  • Perform fire warden duties, e.g. preparation of fire drills, fire safety inspection, conduct fire drills.
  • Assist in examination-related matters, e.g. e-assessments, administrative support duties, checking of marks.
  • Assist in the organisation of the department’s publicity and outreach events;
  • Assist in providing logistics support for staff arrival and departure, e.g. creation of accounts, allocation of rooms, arrangement of furniture.
  • Being a leave cover for other administrative colleagues.
  • Perform other duties/tasks as requested by Head of Department and/or supervisor.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum Diploma holder from a recognised polytechnic, preferably with a minimum of 2 to 3 years of relevant working experience;
  • Be able to work within tight deadlines and under pressure;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, with strong customer orientation
  • Ability to interact with and manage the requests of faculty and students;
  • Good team player, positive attitude, and self-motivated;
  • Meticulous, has an eye for detail
  • Possess good organisational, analytical, planning and time-management skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications;
  • Familiarity with SAP and Adobe Photoshop will be advantageous;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

The application link will be open by 21 June 2019. Please watch this space.

 

If you have further information, please forward your email to cnmbox15@nus.edu.sg.

More information about the University can be found at: http://www.nus.edu.sg/

http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm