NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor: Computer-Mediated Communication

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2017
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 11th 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: Computer-Mediated Communication
We are searching for a scholar who studies computer-mediated communication (CMC) in any of several social contexts, including personal relationships, group decision-making, commerce and health, among others.

We are defining CMC broadly to include mobile telephony, internet, social media, and other forms of computer-mediated communication technologies.

The successful candidate will have a record of research 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 31 Oct 2017 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 Computer-Mediated Communication” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email. 

Review of the applications will begin after 31 October 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start in July/December 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.