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Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Media Art

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 13, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
  • Location:
    DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS & NEW MEDIA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE

We seek a scholar with with a research and teaching focus on Media Art. We are interested in candidates who explore media art across disciplines and forms that might include games, interactive exhibitions, or location-specific installations, and that engage critically with social issues. We encourage applications from candidates who combine interdisciplinary theoretical research and creative practice. Interactive Media Design at CNM is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of researchers who specialize in emergent issues at the intersections of media theory, art, design, and HCI.

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS and ranked first in Asia, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is home to cutting-edge multi-disciplinary scholarship on digital media studies. Faculty normally teach two courses per semester and supervise honors and graduate research students. Compensation at NUS is highly competitive and includes eligibility for annual salary increments, performance bonuses, subsidized housing and other benefits, as well as generous research support

Please submit: (1) Research and teaching interest statements, (2) Curriculum Vitae including publications and teaching experience, (3) names, affiliates, and contact details of PhD supervisor and three other references, (4) selected copies of up to 2 journal/conference articles or book chapters representing best work. Please indicate clearly on your application the position you are applying for. These appointments are set to commence in 2018.

A Ph.D. in Communication or relevant fields is required. Candidates who are at the ABD stage and can show clear evidence of PhD completion are also welcome to apply. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. Review of applications will begin on FRIDAY 13 Oct 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. Enquiries and applications should be sent to Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

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