Full Professor and Endowed Chair - Communication and Information

Singapore (SG)
23 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally and 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. 

Full Professor and Endowed Chair

We are searching for an internationally acclaimed scholar to hold the Wee Kim Wee Professorship, a prestigious endowed chair housed in the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at NTU.

Scholars from a variety of academic disciplines are invited to apply, including, but not limited to:  Communication; Information; Business; Social and Behavioural Sciences; or Humanities. Candidates should have scholarly expertise in one or more of the following areas: digital entrepreneurship; Internet accessibility; mobile communication; e-commerce; knowledge management; or digital humanities.

The successful candidate will be a Full Professor with an outstanding record as a scholar, teacher, colleague and mentor, and an interest in joining, and contributing to, a highly collegial and productive community of scholars.  
The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is a global leader in research and education with a commitment to creating international opportunities for experiential learning.  Its graduates have achieved positions of excellence and leadership throughout the world.  Singapore is a vibrant cosmopolitan city/state with a strong record of supporting higher education and funded research.  It is also known for 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 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. Your application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, selected publications, and the names of 5 referees. Please send this information 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 Full Professor and Endowed Chair” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email. 

Review of applications will begin after 28 February 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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