This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor and a joint appointment between the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) and the Division of English in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. The appointment holder will serve as a key contributor to the newly proposed research centre — the Singapore Centre for the Study of the Moving Image (SCMI). The successful candidate should have a Ph.D., with an active research agenda focusing on the emerging field of Digital Humanities and relevant teaching experience. Potential areas of research include, but are not limited, to virtual collaboration in the humanities; design of interactive humanities-related media, credibility and authority of digital content; and, the history of digital culture and curation of digital resources. Preference is given to scholars with expertise in moving-image media and clear potential for future research accomplishment.
The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore was founded in 1992 and has grown to become the region’s leading institution, providing world-class education and producing top-notch research in communication and information studies. In 2006, the School established an endowment fund of S$30 million to support a wide range of educational and research activities. Extensive research, teaching and production facilities help to keep faculty and students at the leading edge of their disciplines.