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About the position

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive university ( which is consistently ranked among the best universities in the world. Created in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) ( is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honors and doctoral programs in communication and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the fields of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its program provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake an immersion in the industry through its mandatory internship program

CNM also offers a dual undergraduate degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and Cultural Studies, the Ph.D. program in Asian Cultural Studies, and a new Master of Social Sciences program in Communication. He has research concentrations in Media and Audiences, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Communication Policy, Computation and Creativity, Health Communication. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 46 full-time faculty, 13 part-time instructors, and approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate students.

We are looking for candidates for the position of Full Professor in Digital Media Effects, with a strong emphasis on media effects in digital media and networked communications and technologies.


PhD in communication, media studies or closely related disciplines, with extensive expertise and experience in studying the role and impact of new media and information and communication technologies on individuals, groups and societies. Candidates with an excellent track record in conducting funded research and managing interdisciplinary research groups and laboratories related to the study of the impact of digital media and communications are preferred. Applicants will also have evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical innovation, and will demonstrate clear leadership in their fields commensurate with their rank.

Responsibilities will include directing departmental research, securing research funds, mentoring junior and middle-level faculty, and teaching 110-140 hours (3 courses) per academic year. Other duties include supervising honors and graduate students, as well as administrative service. The expected start date is July 2023.

Compensation is competitive and includes medical care, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant seed research funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.

Singapore is a modern English-speaking city-state that is connected to the world via global trade, finance and transport networks with a stable year-round climate and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

More information about working at the National University of Singapore can be found at

Required documents

Interested persons are required to submit a complete dossier via

  1. NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants (Download file via link –
  2. Full CV, including education, work history, teaching and supervision, research activities and accomplishments, honors and awards, and service accomplishments to date. List all academic and non-academic positions.
    1. Name and contact of your thesis director. All doctoral and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.
    2. University service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the department, faculty and/or university, particularly where there is impactful leadership.
    3. Public and professional service. List and elaborate on the impact of service to the international academic community, profession/industry and national/international agencies.
  3. Scanned copies of all diploma certificates.
  4. Diversity Statement
  5. A statement (max. 3 pages) of education philosophy and methodology. Where appropriate, evidence of teaching ability such as student feedback or peer review reports should be provided. Evidence of other contributions to education, eg curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, production of teaching materials, should be provided if available.
  6. A statement (max. 3 pages) of the main achievements in to research, citing up to five important publications, creative works or other scientific contributions, and explaining their significance. Copies of these contributions should be provided (in the case of books, reviews should be provided).
  7. A to research plan (3 pages) with a proposal for a start-up research budget and a plan for use.
  8. A complete list of publications, grouped by articles, books and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  9. Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citation) and impact analysis of research results, highlighting the articles with the highest number of citations and the works high-impact creatives.
  10. A list of SIX recommended external reviewers (names, contact details, applicant’s relationship to them). These external evaluators should preferably not be close collaborators or the candidate’s thesis/post-doc supervisor.

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

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