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)
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.
We seek applicants with expertise and cutting edge research in
strategic communication that includes one or more of the following
areas: PR/corporate communication, risk and crisis
communication, organizational communication, advertising &
marketing communications, public diplomacy, digital/social media
for strategic communication.
Candidates with previous industry experience in public relations
and marketing communications are strongly encouraged to apply.
Full-time faculty teach 110-140 hours (averaging 3 courses) per
academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students
and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated
start date is July 2022 or earlier.
Application Instructions [Closing Date: 1 September
Interested applicants are required to submit the
complete set of documents via this
application link. The application submission guide is found via
PhD in Communication or closely related disciplines, with a
specialization in studying new media in social, corporate and
governmental contexts with contemporary data and media methods.
Candidates will also have evidence of excellence in both
research and teaching, and demonstrate leadership in their fields
commensurate with rank.
If hired at a senior rank, responsibilities will include
departmental research leadership, attracting research funding,
mentoring junior and mid-level faculty.
Successful talented early career candidates with excellent
research track records will be considered for the National
University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP)
scheme which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000
including scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD
250,000 for discretionary spending.
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.
Shortlisted candidates are to arrange for the letters to be
submitted prior to the campus visits. For full consideration,
please submit a complete application. 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.
For further enquiries, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org