National University of Singapore, FASS-Communications and New Media

Position ID:National University of Singapore-CNM-ETSOCIALCHANGE [#21641]
Position Title: Lecturer (Educator Track) in Communication for Social Change
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 117570, Singapore [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Social Impact
Communications / Communication
Public Relations and Advertising
Appl Deadline:2022/05/18 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/04/17, finished 2022/11/19, listed until 2022/10/17)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer (Educator Track) in Communication for Social Change

We seek applications from communication educators who can share their expertise in communication and social change. The ideal candidates should be able to teach such modules as managing corporate & PR campaigns; communication for social change; digital storytelling; race, media and representations; as well as media and soft power. Applicants with backgrounds combining media cultural studies and strategic communication are particularly welcomed. Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in the above areas as well as demonstrated instructional ability to teach diverse group of students both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a PhD in Communication or a closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of excellent teaching; approximately 3 years of teaching experience in higher education settings; and experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds including international students as well as adult and professional learners in both online and face-to-face classrooms.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 220-280 hours per academic year. Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the Communications and New Media undergraduate programme, Master of Social Sciences (Communication) and Master of Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship programmes. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2022 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2022.

Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits.

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:

  1. NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants (Download file via link -
  2. 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. Name and contact of your PhD Supervisor. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.
  3. Scanned Copies of all degree certificates.
  4. Teaching Portfolio:
    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
  5. A Diversity Statement.
  6. Teaching Education Research Statement. 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.
    1. A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
    2. Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact.
  7. 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.
  8. A list of FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor). Shortlisted candidates will be notified to submit for the letters of references separately prior to the campus visit.
  9. A list of modules you can teach under the undergraduate, and master by coursework programmes.

For full consideration, please submit a complete application dossier. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Contact: Jasmin Tay
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