National University of Singapore, Department of Communications and New Media

3554 14934
Position ID:NUS-Department of Communications and New Media-CNMET031019 [#14934]
Position Title: Teaching Assistant/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Postdoctoral TeachingFellows in Interactive Media Design / Cultural Studies (with specialisation in Cultural Management)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Singapore 117416, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Cultural Analytics
Cultural Studies
Human Centered Design
Digital Media & Design
Interactive Design
Appl Deadline:2019/12/02help popup (posted 2019/10/03, listed until 2019/12/02)
Position Description:    

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive university (http://nus.edu.sg/) that is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities. Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media (http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/) is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme.

The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Communications and New Media at National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applicants for the following positions to begin full-time in 2020.

a) Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies (with specialisation in Cultural Management) (Closing date: 2 December 2019)

Candidates will have global, regional and local knowledge of arts, cultural and media industries with expertise in one or more of the following areas: cultural management; cultural policy and practice; critical creative industry studies; cultural planning and audience development; arts, community and diversity; cultural economics; arts management and data analytics; cultural diplomacy; art history and curatorial practice. Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and engagement in industry practice.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a PhD in cultural studies and/or related fields. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 240 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

 

b) Teaching Assistant in Digital Media and Analytics (Closing Date: 31 October 2019)

We seek applicants with teaching assistant expertise and experience interactive digital art and immersive media; machine learning and text analytics; computational art and curation; human interface/user experience (UX) design, etc. The applicant will have industry related and/or teaching experience in one or more of the areas.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a good Honours degree in communications or a closely affiliated discipline by the appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential. Successful candidates are also expected to have experience with online teaching and the development of MOOCs.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 240 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 January 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in January 2020.

 

2)    Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows (2 positions) (Closing Date: 31 October 2019)

Candidates will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: new media and mobility; cultural studies in Asia; cultural theory and materialist cultural studies; critical software studies and network theory; games and e-sports theory; race, gender and sexuality studies in Asia; critical creative industry and policy studies; Asian film and digital heritage studies; digital ethnography and qualitative research methods.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 2 modules per year (50%); advance their research by publishing top-tier journal articles and/or turning their thesis into a monograph; developing their new postdoctoral project, and; contribute to curriculum development in cultural and media studies. This is a full-time position for 2 years. The anticipated start date is 1 January 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in January 2020.

Qualifications: PhD in Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of successful teaching.


Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online, in an email clearly indicating the position title they are applying for. Detailed application instructions can be found via http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/about-cnm/job-openings.

1      NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants

2      Academic History: certificates of degrees obtained, scholarships and awards.

3      Employment History: Full CV, including education, professional background, teaching and supervision, research activities and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments to date. List all academic and non-academic positions.

4      Scanned copies of academic degrees

5      Teaching Portfolio:

a)       A preface (maximum 300 words) that makes the case for your appointment. This should be highly distilled summary of your key contributions to student learning and educational leadership, guided by your teaching philosophy.

b)      A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words. Examples of consideration that can guide the candidate in making a case for teaching impact and leadership, with a focus on self, students, others, scholarship, future plans.

6      Documents on research, where applicable. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

7      Teaching evaluations and peer review reports, if available. Other evidence of teaching excellence and/or other contributions to education e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, etc. should be provided.

8      If applicable, a complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.

9      Documents on service contributions. List and elaborate on the impact of service to department/faculty/university, international academic community, and/or national and international agencies. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

10   Name and contact of your PhD Supervisor.

11    FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor) to be arranged by the applicant and submitted via academic jobs online.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/about-cnm/job-openings
email
 
Department of Communications and New Media
National University of Singapore
11 Computing Drive
Singapore 117416

© 2019 AcademicJobsOnline.Org. All Rights Reserved.