National University of Singapore

JOB OPENINGS

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 cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg.