NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor: Journalism 

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
21 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. NTU’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is highly respected for its strong record of academic research and global experiential learning. 

Assistant Professor: Journalism 

We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise on the intersection between journalism and new technologies, such as but not limited to: automation in journalism, audience analytics and social media, big data, and emerging narrative formats such as virtual reality.  The ideal candidate will have published in strong academic journals, an agenda for seeking external funding, and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is a vibrant global leader in communication and information research and education.  Recent hires and a high level of support reaffirm the School’s pre-eminence in the disciplines under its aegis. Singapore is a vibrant cosmopolitan city/state with good weather, low crime, rich cultural attractions, exceptional food, and proximity to numerous points of interest in Southeast Asia.  

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
Salary will be competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://bit.ly/1V80Rf4) for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedures
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines (http://bit.ly/1LDnrKk) for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, teaching statement, effectiveness of teaching (If any), selected publications, and the names of 5 referees] by 4 November 2018 to:

The Search Committee 
Nanyang Technological University 
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information 
31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building 
Singapore 637718 

Email: faculty-recruit@ntu.edu.sg 

Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Assistant Professor in Journalism” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.  

Review of the applications will begin after 5 November 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start in July or December 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.