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Humanist Archives: June 27, 2020, 6:47 a.m. Humanist 34.139 - positions at Singapore (NUS)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 34, No. 139.
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        Date: 2020-06-26 10:20:03+00:00
        From: Weiyu Zhang (Ivy) 
        Subject: CNM is Hiring (Application Deadline: 15 August 2020)

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive
university (http://www.nus.edu.sg/) that is consistently ranked among the
world’s top universities. Established in 2004, the Department of
Communications and New Media (CNM) (http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/) is a
leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers
undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media
studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key
debates in the areas of media studies, communication management,
interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides
students with practical skills in social media management, user interface
design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion
through its compulsory internship programme.

The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School
of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and
Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has
research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and
cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an
engaging community of 44 full-time faculty, 29 part-time instructors, and
800 undergraduate and graduate students.

The Department of Communications and New Media at National University of
Singapore (NUS) invites applicants for the following positions.

(1)    Assistant Professor in Data Journalism

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
media writing; online journalism; digital news production;
sports/science/financial/health/fashion journalism.  Candidates will have
demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and engagement in industry
practice, including a range of experience working in print/tv/radio news

(2)    Assistant Professor in Data Analytics

We seek applicants with expertise in the following areas: computational
methods in communication and social sciences, including data analysis,
machine learning, and visualisation. Practical experience with modern
analysis and learning platforms is necessary.

(3)    Assistant Professor in Media Law and Policy

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Media law & policy; Media ethics; Intellectual property; Internet
governance; global media policy; Tech law & policy; regulations of emerging
technologies such as AI, blockchain, and Internet of Things.

(4)    Assistant Professor in Open Specialisation

We seek applicants with expertise in various areas including but not
limited to: strategic communication, communication management, interactive
media design, human-computer interaction, cultural studies, communication
technology, and computational social sciences.

(5)    Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies (specialisation in
Cultural Studies in Asia) 

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
inter-Asia cultural studies; cultural and new media industries in Asia;
network theory and data cultures of Asia; critical diaspora and mobility
studies; new media, indigenous and sovereignty studies; digital
ethnography; posthumanism, environment and ecology in Asia, cultural
economy; cultural policy; critical creative industry studies; soft power
and cultural diplomacy; multiculturalism and migration; community cultural
development and; urban communication such as urban digital art and design.
Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends
in cultural studies and critical theory, and a demonstrated engagement in
the cultural, political and ethical implications of race, gender,
sexuality, social class and social practice.

(6)    Assistant Professor in Data Communication

We seeks applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Communication(s), data science, information science, and information
systems and technology.

(7)    Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Corporate Communications, Media
Writing and Public Relations 

We seek applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
corporate communication, public relations, digital marketing, and media
writing. Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of current and
emerging trends in strategic communication; demonstrated current industry
knowledge of corporate communication as well as experience in crafting
media statements or holding a writing position in a reputable media

(8)    Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow 

We seek applicants with open specialisation in the general discipline of
New Media and Communication. Candidates will have expertise in one or more
of the following areas: new media and mobility; cultural studies in Asia;
cultural theory and materialist cultural studies; critical software studies
and network theory; games and e-sports theory; race, gender and sexuality
studies in Asia; critical creative industry and policy studies; Asian film
and digital heritage studies; digital ethnography and qualitative research

(9)    Part-time Faculty in Social Media and Digital Marketing

We seek applicants with professional/management experience in Marketing and
Social Media/Digital Marketing. The applicant will have (industry related
and/or teaching) experience in one or more of the following areas: Social
Media;  and Digital Marketing.

(10)Full-Time Teaching Assistant in Interactive Media Design

We seek applicants with teaching assistant expertise and experience in one
or more of the following areas: interactive digital art and immersive
media; machine learning and text analytics; computational art and curation,
human interface/UX Design etc. The applicant will have industry related
and/or teaching experience in one or more of the areas.

Detailed application instructions can be found via

For full consideration, please submit a complete application. Only
shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Enquiries may be directed to cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg. Further information
about working at the National University of Singapore is available at

Weiyu Zhang (PhD, UPenn)
Associate Professor
Department of Communication and New Media
National University of Singapore

Author of book, "The Internet and New Social Formation in China: Fandom
Publics in the Making"

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