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July 6, 2022

Chair, School of Art, Design and Media

Nanyang Technological University

Courtesy of Nanyang Technological University.

Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in engineering, business, science, humanities, arts, social sciences, education, and medicine.

Ranked among the world’s top universities, NTU is home to world-class institutes—the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering.

Besides being reputed as one of the world’s most beautiful campuses, the NTU Smart Campus is a living testbed of tomorrow’s technologies and a model of sustainability, with 61 Green Mark Platinum awards for its building projects.

In addition to its main campus in the western part of Singapore, NTU also has a medical campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district.

NTU and ADM are homes to a diverse and inclusive workforce and are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability.

Chair, School of Art, Design and Media
Role and key responsibilities
: NTU is seeking an accomplished, visionary, and creative leader for the position of Chair, School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) who will offer strategic vision, expert management of resources and an open and communicative manner of dealing with a multi-talented international faculty.

The Chair of the School will also hold a concurrent Professorial appointment. The successful candidate will report to the Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Science (CoHASS) and is expected to provide leadership and oversight of the academic, intellectual, strategic and administrative affairs of the School. In addition, as a member of the Executive Committee of CoHASS, the Chair is expected to work closely with counterparts in the School of Social Sciences, the School of Humanities, and the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, as well as other Research Centers and Institutes to promote the ethos of cross-disciplinary innovation in research and teaching that is encouraged in NTU. 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)
Located in multi-cultural Singapore, the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) seeks to play an important part in the island state’s role as a global media city. Our inter-disciplinary programmes are designed to develop creative individuals into innovative and engaged artists, designers, storytellers, and maker-thinkers in the applied arts and culture.

At ADM, future-ready academic programmes in ‘Design Art’ and ‘Media Art’ form the basis of the educational mission, underpinned by pioneering research and pedagogy; ADM’s academic programmes are designed and taught by an international faculty drawn from over twenty different countries. The school actively engages in interdisciplinary research at the exciting confluence of art, science, technology and the humanities, to promote leadership in creative practice and high-level scholarly research. The school’s success in these areas over the past two decades has confirmed its status as one of the top art, design and media schools in the world, and has ensured that our graduates excel within Singapore and internationally.

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: chair_adm_searchcom [​at​] ntu.edu.sg.

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