National University of Singapore


Tenure Track Assistant Professor (6 Positions)

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates for six 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 and Strategic Communication
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 behavior, 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 New Media and Political Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in– activism, elections and campaigns, power and politics, collective action, social movement, civic engagement, public opinion, and/or political psychology and behavior.

Position 5. Assistant Professor in Qualitative Communication Research Methods
We seek a scholar with expertise in qualitative research methods in communication. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: health communication, organizational communication, digital media studies, social change communication, development communication, science communication, and/or performance studies.

Position 6. Assistant Professor in Critical/Cultural Studies and New Media
We seek a scholar with expertise in critical/cultural studies of new media. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: digital rhetoric and digital humanities, cultural studies of new media, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, and/or digital ethics.

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 2017.

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 31 August 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Enquiries and applications should be sent to Gayathri Dorairaju at

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 ( for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedures
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines ( 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

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.