NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Assistant Professor in Data Analytics

Location
Singapore
Posted
Monday, 19 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 18 August 2021
Ref
3641644
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

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) (http://www.fass.nus.edu.sg/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 expertise in the following areas: computational methods in communication and social sciences, including data analysis, machine learning, and visualisation. Practical experience with modern analysis and learning platforms is necessary.

Qualifications

PhD in Communication or closely related discipline, with a specialisation in computing by date of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching.

Job Responsibilities

Successful candidates are expected to teach 110-140 hours per academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 Jan 2022 prior to the beginning of the second semester in January 2022.

Professional Development

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.

How to Apply

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18090

Competencies

  • Clearly communicates
  • Faculty's/Department's policies Faculty members' concerns are handled well by the incumbent and his/her team of administrators

More Information

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

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.

 Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For further enquiries, please email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

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

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