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Teaching Assistant (Communications and New Media)

Date: 03-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Department of Communications and New Media seeks applicants with teaching experience and/or industry experience in one or more of the following areas: public speaking, media writing, communication, quantitative research methods, qualitative research methods, digital storytelling, cultural studies, and other communication related areas.


Successful candidates are expected to teach 220-280 hours per academic year. Other duties include administrative service. The anticipated start date is 1 January 2022 prior to the beginning of the second semester of AY2021-2022.


Successful candidates must have a good Honours Degree or a closely affiliated discipline by the appointment of start date and a record of excellence in teaching in large comprehensive universities. A passion for working closely with students and a commitment to student learning are essential. Successful candidates are also expected to have experience with online teaching and the development of MOOCs.

Application Instructions

Interested parties must submit the following documents via Academic Jobs Online

(1) Cover Letter, indicating the position you are applying for. 

(2) Full CV

(3) Statement of teaching philosophy and methodology with evidence of student learning and educational leadership (i.e., official student feedback documents, if applicable). Note that the statement should be no more than a maximum of 3,000 words. Full official student feedback documents should be included in the appendix.

(4) Copies of educational certificates and transcripts

(5) A list of modules you are able and willing to teach (the full list of modules is available on the department website)

(6) Two reference letters to be submitted directly by the letter writers to the following email: cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg (letter writers should be able to comment on your suitability for the job)


For full consideration, please submit a complete application, including letters of recommendation, by 15 September 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Further information about working at the National University of Singapore is available here

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Arts & Social Sciences

Department : Communications And New Media

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 7284


At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is 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 significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.


With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS. [1]


[1]  MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures