Nanyang Technological University

Career Opportunities in the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM)

The School of Art, Design and Media (ADM), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore is the first comprehensive art school in Singapore. It offers a studio-based professional education in a comprehensive university setting, providing students the knowledge and skills needed to develop and produce groundbreaking artworks and related scholarly activity. ADM also promotes Singapore’s creative culture and identity, and is positioned to play a central role in the transformation of Singapore into a regional centre of media and creativity. Currently, ADM offers a four-year BFA program with six concentrations – Digital Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Photography, Visual Communication, Interactive Media, and Product Design. It is developing a BA in Art History and has started a PhD in Art, Design and Media. ADM's programmes embrace imagination, innovation, and critical thinking within a strongly multicultural and global context, and they foster individual authorship as well as collaboration and cooperation among diverse fields and constituencies. NTU provides excellent opportunities for funded faculty research, and excellent facilities for creative production.

Further information about the School can be viewed at the following website: www.adm.ntu.edu.sg.


Faculty Position in Interdisciplinary Design and Experimental Arts (IDEA) 

Candidates applying for this post should have an art, design, media or architecture background with proven ability to creatively connect and synthesize art, science, engineering, experimental and professional design, humanities, and critical practice. In particular, we are looking for a candidate with an extensive knowledge in one or more of the following: experimental arts, generative art/design, bio-art and design, smart-textiles, wearable technologies, social media, design thinking, sustainable design, design fictions, physical computing, ubiquitous computing, the Internet of things, and/or VR/AR. The applicant will have a proven record of high impact research, manifested through publication, installation, exhibition and / or experience. The successful candidate should also be able to contextualize these manifestations within the histories and theories associated with media art and design art.

Posted Date: 20 Oct 2017
Closing Date: 18 Dec 2017


Three (3) Faculty Positions in Digital Filmmaking: Cinematography, Producing and Documentary

Applicants in the specialty of Cinematography with expertise in one or more of the following are encouraged to apply for this appointment at ADM:

1) Traditional, contemporary and emergent analogue and digital camera technologies
2) Visual storytelling
3) Camera approaches to genres such as documentary, drama, fiction, experimental film, and visual effects
4) Have a distinct and perennial experience as a professional cinematographer which will enable him or her to teach the students hands-on in aesthetics and practical skills of cinematography including lighting, dollying, use of cranes, drones, etc.
5) Related visual arts (ie painting, photography, animation)

Applicants in the specialty of Producing with expertise in one or more of the following are encouraged to apply for this appointment at ADM:

1) Narrative filmmaking (fiction or non-fiction)
2) Experimental filmmaking
3) Film Editing and/or Post-Production
4) Film Production management
5) Visual Storytelling
6) Related experience and knowledge (ie. literature, experimental film, visual music, visual effects, transmedia, interactive and social media, film history and critical studies)

Applicants in the specialty of Documentary with expertise in one or more of the following are encouraged to apply for this joint appointment between ADM and WKWSCI:

1) Ethnography and social documentary
2) Scientific documentary
3) Journalism and writing for film
4) Data visualization and new technologies
5) Emerging areas in documentary including social media
6) Related arts (ie literature, painting, photography, animation, installation, net-art)

Applicants should possess a strong background in professional filmmaking and also university-level teaching experience, including mentoring of final student practical projects and post-graduate theses. A strong national and international reputation in the field, including a significant exhibition or publishing record, is a priority. A terminal, MFA or PhD degree is a requirement. In lieu of an advanced degree, the applicant must possess significant exhibition, performance, screening or related professional experience in their area of expertise commensurate with appointment at the senior level.

Posted Date: 9 Nov 2017
Closing Date: 7 Jan 2018


Part-Time Faculty Position for Lighting and Rendering Pipeline I (DT2005) 


Successful candidates will have a Master’s degree, a track record of research or teaching in this area, and past teaching experience at Undergraduate Level. In exceptional cases, candidates with a bachelor’s degree can be considered, if their industry experience can considered as an equivalent for a Master’s degree.

Posted Date: 25 Oct 2017
Closing Date: 3 Nov 2017


Part-Time Faculty Position for Cinematography 1 (DF2003)

Successful candidates will have a Master’s degree, a track record of research or teaching in this area, and past teaching experience at Undergraduate Level. In exceptional cases, candidates with a bachelor’s degree can be considered, if their industry experience can be considered as an equivalent for a Master’s degree.

Posted Date: 3 Nov 2017
Closing Date: 10 Nov 2017


Part-Time Faculty Position for Lecturer in Fine Art Digital Printing DP 3005

Successful candidates will have a Masters and/or PhD in Photo media or a related subject, a track record of exhibitions, and experience in teaching at Undergraduate level. Preference will be given to candidates with a good understanding of contemporary photographic practices and a solid foundation in photographic printing practices.

Posted Date: 3 Nov 2017
Closing Date: 13 Nov 2017


Part-Time Faculty Position for Foundation in Visual Storytelling DN1012

Applicants should be highly knowledgeable and proficient with Premiere. Successful candidates will have a Masters and/or PhD in Fine Art or other relevant subject, a track record of exhibitions or industry experience, and past teaching experience at Undergraduate Level. Preference will be given to candidates having an active artistic and design practice that demonstrates versatility in time-based fine art or design practice (e.g. Photography Art, Media Art, Animation).

Posted Date: 3 Nov 2017
Closing Date: 13 Nov 2017

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