National University of Singapore

Tenure Track Assistant Professor (5 Positions)
The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates for FIVE tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research in one or more of the following broad areas.

Position 1. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Public Relations
We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) public relations, corporate communication, strategic communication, and/or digital and social media. A thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice related to public relations and/or strategic communication is required.

Position 2. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Health Communication
We seek an engaged scholar with demonstrated expertise in health communication broadly defined. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: culture and health, health campaigns, health promotion, health information seeking, patient-provider communication, health risk perception and behaviour, social support, e-health, and/or health care advocacy.

Position 3. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Organizational Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in organizational communication, leadership, and/or new communication technologies. In particular, research and teaching interests in gender, diversity, and organizational culture in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are desired.

Position 4. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Science Risk Communication
We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise in risk and/or science communication, broadly defined.  Candidates with interest in increasing public’s understanding of risk/science as well as improving public discourse about risk/science are encouraged to apply. Ability to teach across health, strategic, and/or organizational communication as a secondary area are welcome.

Position 5. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Media Art
We seek a scholar with a research and teaching focus on Media Art. We are interested in candidates who explore media art across disciplines and forms that might include games, interactive exhibitions, or location-specific installations, and that engage critically with social issues. We encourage applications from candidates who combine interdisciplinary theoretical research and creative practice. Interactive Media Design at CNM is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of researchers who specialize in emergent issues at the intersections of media theory, art, design, and HCI.

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS and ranked first in Asia, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is home to cutting-edge multi-disciplinary scholarship on digital media studies. Remuneration and work support provided are internationally competitive.

Please submit: (1) Research and teaching interest statements, (2) Curriculum Vitae including publications and teaching experience, (3) names, affiliates, and contact details of PhD supervisor and three other references, (4) selected copies of up to 2 journal/conference articles or book chapters representing best work. Please indicate clearly on your application the position you are applying for. These appointments are set to commence in 2018.

A Ph.D. in Communication or relevant fields is required. Candidates who are at the ABD stage and can show clear evidence of PhD completion are also welcome to apply. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. Review of applications will begin on FRIDAY 13 Oct 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. Enquiries and applications should be sent to Ms. Gayathri Dorairaju at