Teaching Assistant in Interactive Media Design

Monday, 12 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

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.

CNM invites applicants with teaching experience and/or industry experience in one or more of the following areas: interactive design, visual design, videography, photography, etc.


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.

Job 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.

How to Apply

Interested parties must submitted the complete set of documents as indicated via the link -

  1. Full CV
  2. Completed NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants
  3. Copies of Academic Degree Certificates
  4. Teaching Portfolio, including teaching statement and teaching evaluation reports, peer review reports etc.
  5. Creative Portfolio (Optional), 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, Affect Effects will be an advantage. 
  6. Three letters of referees
  7. List of module(s) you can teach based on your expertise. 

More Information

Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

For further enquiries, please email:

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Arts & Social Sciences
Department : Communications And New Media
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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