National University of Singapore, FASS-Communications and New Media

Position ID:National University of Singapore-CNM-FPCC [#18523]
Position Title: Full Professor in Computational Communication
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge 117570, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Information Science
Data Analytics
Digital Journalism
Machine Learning
Computational Social Science (more...)
Appl Deadline:2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/04/26, listed until 2021/12/31)
Position Description:    

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive university (http://www.nus.edu.sg/) that is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities. Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) (http://www.fass.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.

CNM also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and Cultural Studies, the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme, and a new Master of Social Science in Communication programme. It has research concentrations in media and publics, critical theory, cultural studies, communication policy, computation and creativity, health communication. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 46 full-time faculty, 13 part-time instructors, and approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate students.

FULL PROFESSOR IN COMPUTATIONAL COMMUNICATION 

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: computer-mediated communication, human-computer interaction, digital storytelling and journalism, data analytics, machine learning, cognitive modeling, governance of information societies, and/or data rendering for communication.

Qualifications: PhD in Communication or closely related disciplines, with a specialization in studying new media and social, cultural issues using computational methods, and evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. Candidates should be established leaders in their fields, encompassing computational methods and/or a research focus on computation in communications contexts. Experience teaching computational communications and methods at both the undergraduate and graduate level is essential.

Responsibilities will include departmental research leadership, attracting research funding, mentoring junior and mid-level faculty, as well as teaching 110-140 hours (3 courses) per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is July 2023.


Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

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.

  1. NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants (Download file via link - nus.edu.sg/careers/files/NUS-Personal-Data-Consent-for-Job-Applicants.pdf)
  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.
    1. 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.
    2. University service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the Department, Faculty and/or University, particularly where there are impactful leadership.
    3. Public and Professional Service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, profession/industry, and national/international agencies.
  3. Scanned Copies of all degree certificates.
  4. Diversity Statement
  5. A statement (max. of 3 pages) of teaching philosophy and methodology. Where available, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching material, should be provided were available.
  6. A statement (max. of 3 pages) of major accomplishments in research, citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution, and explaining their significance. Sample copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).
  7. A research plan (3-page) with a proposed start-up research budget and utilisation plan.
  8. A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  9. 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.
  10. A list of SIX external reviewers recommended (names, contact details, applicant's relationship to them). These external reviewers should preferably not be close collaborators or the applicant's PhD/post-doc supervisor.

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

Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.


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