Assistant Professor in Journalism

We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise on the intersection between journalism and new technologies, such as but not limited to: automation in journalism, audience analytics and social media, big data, and emerging narrative formats such as virtual reality.  The ideal candidate will have 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 4 November 2018 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 Journalism” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

Review of the applications will begin after 5 November 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start in July or December 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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