Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Postdoctoral and Research Fellowships
Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)
College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

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.

The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, NTU, invites applications for postdoctoral/research fellowships for the Academic Year 2017. Successful candidates will be affiliated with one or more than one of the constituent schools of the College.

Applications are welcome for the research themes listed below. Preference will be given to projects that cut across disciplinary boundaries in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. Successful candidates are expected to begin their fellowships in July or August 2017.

Themes

a. Global Asia: Asian history, culture, and society (e.g. political uncertainty) from a global perspective
b. Health and Society: Healthcare issues from humanistic and social scientific perspectives (e.g. aging; communication; healthcare delivery)
c. Science, Technology, and Society
d. *Water Research from Sustainability, Historical, and Sociological viewpoints
* Appointed fellows will work jointly with the Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute.
e. Humanities and Social Sciences

Application details: http://class.cohass.ntu.edu.sg/Research/Pages/Postdoctoral-Fellowship-Openings.aspx.

Application deadline: Jan 18, 2017 (11:59 pm Singapore Time).

National University of Singapore

Full/Associate Professor in New Media Studies

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks to hire a tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in new media studies We are seeking a scholar  with expertise in one or more of the following broad areas: 1) Social media –computer-mediated communication, social and semantic network analysis, big data and computational methods, interaction design and analysis, digital risks and privacy, socially-mediated relationships, and/or social media and cities. 2) Critical theory and new media – ICTD, digital rhetoric and digital humanities, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, digital activism. 3) Digital culture – cultural flows, digital ethnography, mobile media use, digital mobilities, digital literacies, cultural studies of new media, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, digital ethics. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar, approaching the study of New Media processes and practices through any of the frameworks specified above. Candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements anchored in a stellar publication record, proven administrative experience, and leadership qualities.

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global Communication and Media Studies departments.

Please Submit:

  1. a letter of interest;
  2. an updated curriculum vitae (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications);
  3. a list of six referees (with affiliations and particulars)
  4. a statement of research
  5. analysis of research impact
  6. Five key publications
  7. Teaching philosophy and feedback evidence

to Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

The search committee will start reviewing the file on December 1, 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

National University of Singapore

Full/Associate Professor in Health Communication, Culture, and Critical Theory

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in Health Communication, Culture, and Critical Theory. In particular, we are looking for a scholar with expertise in research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: culture-centered approach, culture and health communication, cultural studies of health, critical health communication theory, health inequalities, health and social justice, health narratives, health communication campaigns, provider patient communication, public policy and health, social change communication, community-driven participatory research, health and globalization, health advocacy, and/or health activism. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar, approaching the study of health communication processes and practices through interpretive and/or critical perspectives. Candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements anchored in a stellar publication record, proven administrative experience, and leadership qualities.

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global Communication and Media Studies departments.

Please Submit:

  1. a letter of interest;
  2. an updated curriculum vitae (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications);
  3. a list of six referees (with affiliations and particulars)
  4. a statement of research
  5. analysis of research impact
  6. Five key publications
  7. Teaching philosophy and feedback evidence

to Ms. Gayathri D/O Dorairaju at cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

The search committee will start reviewing the file on December 1, 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled.