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Assistant Professor, Department of Communications and New Media

National University of Singapore
Singapore (SG)
Start date
Sep 28, 2023

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor rank, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: media and communication studies; information sciences and technology; PR/corporate communication; risk & crisis communication; organisational communication; advertising & marketing communications; public diplomacy; digital/social media for strategic communication; media policy; media ethics; intellectual property; internet governance; data governance, regulation of emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, & IoT

The position requires a doctorate in Communication or a closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of excellent teaching and research; 

Responsibilities will include departmental research leadership, attracting research funding, mentoring junior and mid-level faculty, as well as teaching three (3) courses per academic year. Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the Communications and New Media undergraduate programme, Master of Social Sciences (Communication) programmes. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is July 2024. 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive university that is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities. Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available. 

Successful talented young 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, scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 in white space funding. 

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. 

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 31 October 2023 (Singapore Time 11:59PM). Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The application package should be in electronic form. Click here to apply. 

Further information about the University and the Department can be found at 


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