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Lecturer (Educator Track) in Communication for Social Change

Date: 18-Apr-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Lecturer (Educator Track) in Communication and Social Change

 

We seek applications from communication educators who can share their expertise in communication and social change. The ideal candidates should be able to teach such modules as managing corporate & PR campaigns; communication for social change; digital storytelling; race, media and representations; as well as media and soft power. Applicants with backgrounds combining media cultural studies and strategic communication are particularly welcomed. Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in the above areas as well as demonstrated instructional ability to teach diverse group of students both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
 

Qualifications

Successful candidates must have a PhD in Communication or a closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of excellent teaching; approximately 3 years of teaching experience in higher education settings; and experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds including international students as well as adult and professional learners in both online and face-to-face classrooms. 

Job Responsibilities

Successful candidates are expected to teach 220-280 hours per academic year. Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the Communications and New Media undergraduate programme, Master of Social Sciences (Communication) and Master of Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship programmes. Other duties include supervision of honours students and graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2022 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2022.


Remuneration is competitive and includes medical, housing, relocation and other benefits. Significant research start-up funding is available if appointed on the tenure track.
 

Application Instructions

Interested parties must submit the following documents:
1.    NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants (Download file via link - nus.edu.sg/careers/files/NUS-Personal-Data-Consent-for-Job-Applicants.pdf)
2.    Full CV, including education, professional background, teaching and supervision, research activities and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments to date. List all academic and non-academic positions. Name and contact of your PhD Supervisor. All PhD and postdoctoral supervisors or any other senior authors with close and regular collaborations (full name and institution) should be listed.
3.    Scanned Copies of all degree certificates.
4.    Teaching Portfolio:

  1.  A preface (maximum 300 words) that makes the case for your appointment. This should be highly distilled summary of your key contributions to student learning and educational leadership, guided by your teaching philosophy.
  2. A Teaching Statement that focuses on evidence of student learning and educational leadership (if applicable). Note that the Teaching Statement, together with documents on research (where applicable) and service contributions should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words. Examples of consideration that can guide the candidate in making a case for teaching impact and leadership, with a focus on self, students, others, scholarship, future plans.
  3. Teaching evaluations and peer review reports, if available. Other evidence of teaching excellence and/or other contributions to education e.g. curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, etc. should be provided.

5.    A Diversity Statement.
6.    Teaching Education Research Statement. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.

  1. A complete list of publications, grouped according to papers, books, and reviews, including page numbers, in bibliographic form.
  2. Citation (excluding self-citations and in the case of co-authored work, cross-citations) and impact analysis of research output, highlighting papers with the highest citation counts, and creative works with high impact.

7.    Documents on service contributions. List and elaborate on the impact of service to department/faculty/university, international academic community, and/or national and international agencies. Note that the documents on research (together with the Teaching Statement and documents on service contributions) should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words.
8.    A list of FOUR letters of reference (including one from the applicant’s PhD or post-doctoral advisor/supervisor). Shortlisted candidates will be notified to submit for the letters of references separately prior to the campus visit.
9.    A list of modules you can teach under the undergraduate, and master by coursework programmes.

 

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

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Arts & Social Sciences

Department : Communications And New Media

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 14437