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Singapore university seeks lecturer in business journalism

September 30, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University is searching for an accomplished media professional who is passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generation of financial and business journalists in Singapore.

The successful candidate will be a distinguished financial journalist who has international experience, knowledge, ambition and leadership skills to develop an internationally renowned program in financial journalism education. He or she will teach courses introducing skills and knowledge in financial journalism, help students understand financial and business concepts, and impart skills in collecting and assessing financial information and data. He or she should be firmly grounded in journalistic practice, and fully conversant with the legal and ethical responsibilities of a financial journalist. Ability to teach other journalism courses in the School is expected.

The successful candidate will have strong professional experience producing content across various news platforms in a multimedia environment. He or she must have demonstrable aptitude in teaching, preferably with several years of successful teaching experience. This individual should also have the ability to work as part of a team and have interest in leading international programs and advising student projects.

The School has one of the most distinguished and highly ranked communication and media programs in the world, combining world-class research and cutting-edge professional training. NTU is a “Top 50” global university.

This is a multi-year, non-tenure-track position. A post-graduate degree is a must.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions ( of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, selected publications, and the names of three referees] by 26 October 2014 to:

The Search Committee

Nanyang Technological University

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information

31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building

Singapore 637718


Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position in Financial Journalism” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

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