[CODATA - Data Science Training] Assistant Professor in Data Analytics

Felix Emeka Anyiam felixemekaanyiam at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 05:44:30 EDT 2019

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive
university (http://nus.edu.sg/) that is consistently ranked among the
world’s top universities. Established in 2004, the Department of
Communications and New Media (http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/) is a leader
in communication and new media research and education. It offers
undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media
studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key
debates in the areas of media studies, communication management,
interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides
students with practical skills in social media management, user interface
design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion
through its compulsory internship programme.

The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School
of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and
Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has
research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and
cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an
engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and
760 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Communications
and New Media at National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applicants
for the following positions to begin full-time in August 2020.

Assistant Professor in Data Analytics

We seek applicants with expertise in the following areas: computational
methods in communication and social sciences, including data analysis,
machine learning, and visualisation. Practical experience with modern
analysis and learning platforms is necessary.

Qualifications: PhD in Communication or closely related discipline, with a
specialization in computing by date of appointment; evidence of excellence
in teaching.

Professional development: Successful talented early career candidates with
excellent research track records will be considered for the National
University of Singapore Presidential Young Professorship (NUS PYP) scheme
which includes a start-up research grant up to SGD 750,000 including
scholarships to hire PhD students, and an award of SGD 250,000 for
discretionary spending.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to teach 120 hours per
academic year. Other duties include supervision of honours students and
graduate students, and administrative service. The anticipated start date
is 1 July 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in August 2020.

For tenure-track applications, post-doctoral experience and a proven or
strongly emerging track record of high quality research and impactful
publications, alongside clear research plans, are highly desirable.

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

Singapore is a modern, English-speaking city state that is connected to the
world via global commerce, finance and transport networks with a stable
climate year round and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures and languages.

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs
online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14933), in an email clearly
indicating the position title they are applying for. Detailed application
instructions can be found via

Application deadline: 2 December 2019

Tentative Campus Schedule: 1 – 14 February 2020

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

Enquiries may be directed to *cnmbox15 at nus.edu.sg* <cnmbox15 at nus.edu.sg>.
Further information about working at the National University of Singapore
is available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm.
*APPLY HERE:* https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14933

Felix Emeka Anyiam

*Research Officer & Data Analyst/Scientist*

Centre for Health and Development

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

Top Floor, Medical Library Building

University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Port Harcourt

River State, Nigeria.

 ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2774-7406

 Skype ID: @felix.emeka.anyiam

tel: +234 (0) 806 499 5462

email: chd at uniport.edu.ng


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