Teaching Assistant in Interactive Media Design (Educator Track) 

Singapore (SG)
Wednesday, 17 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 17 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive university ( 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.
Teaching Assistant in Interactive Media Design (Educator Track) 
The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore seeks applicants with teaching experience and/or industry experience in one or more of the following areas: interactive design, visual design, videography, photography, etc. 

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a good Honours Degree or a closely affiliated discipline by the appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching (if applicable). A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential. Successful candidates are also expected to have experience with online teaching.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 220-280 hours per academic year. Other duties include administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2021 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2021.

Interested parties must submit your application via this link with the following documents.  

  1. Completed NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants
  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.
  3. Copies of Academic Degree Certificates obtained
  4. Teaching Portfolio:

a.    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.
b.    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.

  1. Creative Portfolio [Optional]:

a.    A compiled PDF document showcasing a curated collection of no more than 5 works to showcase experience in industry and instructional technology such as Adobe Illustrator InDesign, Photoshop, Premier Pro, After Effects will be an advantage.

  1. Documents on research, where applicable. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. If applicable, a complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  4. 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.
  5. THREE letters of references.
  6. List the module(s) you can teach based on your expertise. The module information can be found via this link -   

Application deadline: 31 March 2021 

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