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Assistant Professor in Media and Film Studies

Employer
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Location
Singapore
Closing date
15 May 2024

FACULTY POSITION IN MEDIA AND FILM STUDIES, DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE STUDIES AND DEPARTMENT OF JAPANESE STUDIES, NUS

The Department of Chinese Studies and the Department of Japanese Studies at the National University of Singapore jointly invite applications for the post of Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in East Asian Media and Film Studies. Two positions are available for this appointment. The successful candidates will be jointly appointed in both departments, with a higher weightage in the department their research focuses more on.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in East Asian Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies, Comparative Literature, or any other relevant discipline. Successful applicants should be able to conduct research and teaching on China (including the Chinese diaspora) and Japan. Their research must cover either the modern or contemporary periods (from 1900s onwards). Scholars who can contribute to further interdisciplinarity in research or teaching are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a strong commitment to a) teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; b) providing supervision to undergraduate and graduate students and c) undertaking research in East Asian Media and Film Studies and other related fields; as well as d) playing an active role in both Departments’ curriculum and development. They should possess native-speaking, or near native-speaking, competence in English, Mandarin and Japanese.

NUS is a leading university in Asia. It provides rich resources and opportunities for research, competitive remuneration, and generous benefits, including subsidized housing and medical coverage. The selected candidate will receive a start-up grant and be eligible to apply for various other sources of internal and external funding and grants.

Applicants should send, by email attachment, to the Search Committee at fasbox64@nus.edu.sg, a dossier comprising:

  1. Covering letter and CV
  2. Statements of research accomplishments and teaching philosophy/methodology
  3. Complete list of publications (including theses and dissertations) and at least two representative publications;
  4. Course outlines and copies of student evaluations of courses taught;
  5. Three letters of reference and one additional letter from the PhD supervisor (to be sent directly to the above email address)

The closing date for applications is 15 May 2024. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information, please refer to these websites:

Working in National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm

Department of Chinese Studies https://fass.nus.edu.sg/cs/

Department of Japanese Studies https://fass.nus.edu.sg/jps
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences https://fass.nus.edu.sg/
National University of Singapore http://www.nus.edu.sg/

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