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Seeking Chair for the School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University

Application deadline: August 30, 2022

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), a young institution with a focus on research, enrolls 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of engineering, business, science, humanities, arts, social sciences, education, and medicine.

The National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering are just a few of the world-class institutions that call NTU, one of the best universities in the world, home.

The NTU Smart Campus is known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world and is also a model of sustainability with 61 Green Mark Platinum awards for its building projects. It also serves as a living testbed for future innovations.

NTU has a medical campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district, in addition to its main campus in the western section of the city-state.

The workforces of NTU and ADM are inclusive and varied, and both organizations are dedicated to equal opportunity. Without regard to age, color, gender, religion, marital status, parental responsibilities, or disability, we accept applications from all candidates and hire on the basis of merit.

Chair, School of Art, Design and Media
Role and key responsibilities
:For the position of Chair, School of Art, Design, and Media (ADM), NTU is looking for an accomplished, creative, and imaginative leader who will provide strategic vision, skilled resource management, and an open and communicative approach to dealing with a diverse international faculty.

The school’s chair will also hold a professorial position in parallel. The chosen applicant will work under the direction of the Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CoHASS), and they will be in charge of managing the school’s academic, intellectual, strategic, and administrative activities. The Chair is additionally expected to collaborate closely with colleagues in the School of Social Sciences, the School of Humanities, the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, as well as other Research Centers and Institutes, in order to advance the NTU-encouraged ethos of cross-disciplinary innovation in research and teaching. This is because the Chair serves on the Executive Committee of CoHASS. For more information about this role, and the School of Art, Design and Media, please visit here.

About the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM)

The School of Art, Design and Media (ADM), which is situated in multicultural Singapore, aims to significantly contribute to the island nation’s status as a major international media hub. Our interdisciplinary programs are created to nurture creative people and turn them into forward-thinking and active makers in the applied arts and culture.

The educational purpose at ADM is based on future-ready academic programs in “Design Art” and “Media Art,” which are supported by ground-breaking research and pedagogy. ADM’s academic programs are created and instructed by an international faculty from more than twenty different nations. To foster leadership in creative practice and top-tier academic research, the school actively engages in interdisciplinary study at the fascinating intersection of art, science, technology, and the humanities. The school’s accomplishments in these fields over the past 20 years have solidified its position as one of the best art, design, and media schools in the world and assured the success of our graduates both domestically and abroad.

Application procedure
The closing date for applications is August 30, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report) through the NTU career portal.

Inquiries may be addressed to: Search Committee Chair, email: [email protected]