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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Cultural Studies (Presidential Young Professorship)

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

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Tenured/Tenured Track
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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Cultural Studies (Presidential Young Professorship), Department of Communications and New Media

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor (Presidential Young Professor) rank, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: digital media cultures; cultural studies in Asia; environment and culture; cultural analytics and digital humanities.

The position requires a doctorate in in Cultural Studies, Communication or a closely related discipline (e.g. Sociology or Anthropology) by date of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching and research. 

Responsibilities will include research and teaching. The successful candidate is expected to teach in the Communications and New Media undergraduate programme, the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme, and the Master of Social Sciences (Communication)  and the Master of Art (Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship) programmes. Other duties include supervision of honours 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. To apply, visit the URL 

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

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