Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. NTU’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information seeks new faculty colleagues with a strong record of high-quality research and a commitment to mentoring the next generation of communication and information scholars

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism
We are searching for an accomplished media professional who is passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generation of online and broadcast journalists in Singapore.

The successful candidate will be a distinguished broadcast journalist who has international experience, knowledge, ambition and leadership skills to develop an internationally renowned programme in journalism education. He or she will teach courses introducing skills and knowledge in broadcast journalism, how to use professional-level broadcast equipment, how to structure and direct a newscast and how to deliver the news for various platforms. He or she should be firmly grounded in journalistic practice, and fully conversant with the legal and ethical responsibilities of a broadcast journalist. Ability to teach other journalism courses in the School is expected.

The successful candidate will have strong professional experience producing content across various news platforms in a multimedia environment. He or she must have demonstrable aptitude in teaching, preferably with several years of successful teaching experience. This individual should also have the ability to work as part of a team and have interest in leading international programmes and advising student projects.

This is a multi-year, non-tenure-track position. A post-graduate degree is a must.

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is a vibrant global leader in communication and information research and education.  Recent hires and a high level of support reaffirm the School’s pre-eminence in the disciplines under its aegis. Singapore is a vibrant cosmopolitan city/state with good weather, low crime, rich cultural attractions, exceptional food, and proximity to numerous points of interest in Southeast Asia.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
Salary will be competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://bit.ly/1V80Rf4) for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedures
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines (http://bit.ly/1LDnrKk) for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, teaching statement, effectiveness of teaching (If any), selected publications, and the names of 5 referees] by 11 August 2016 to:

The Search Committee
Nanyang Technological University
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building
Singapore 637718
Email: faculty-recruit@ntu.edu.sg

Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position in Multimedia Journalism” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

Review of the applications will begin on 12 August 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start in July/August 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.