Assistant Professor In Data Visualisation

Singapore (SG)
05 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2016
Contract Type
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 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. NTU’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information seeks new faculty colleagues with a strong record of high-quality research and a commitment to mentoring the next generation of communication and information scholars.

Assistant Professor: Data Visualisation
We are looking for a scholar-teacher working in the broadly-defined area of visual analytics or data visualisation. Ideally, the candidate's expertise straddles across the technical aspects of data visualisation (such as the design and implementation of systems) and the human aspects of data visualisation (such as human-computer interaction and perceptual psychology).The candidate is expected to possess a terminal degree in an appropriate field from a reputable university.

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 ( for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedures
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines ( 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 31 December 2016 to:

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


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

Review of the applications will begin on 9 January 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start in July 2017 or December 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.