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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Drawing and Painting
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Jun. 28, 2024
Title Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Drawing and Painting
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Art, Design and Media
Application Deadline Aug. 27, 2024
Position Start Date August 2025
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Art - Painting/Drawing
School of Art, Design and Media
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Faculty Position in Drawing and Painting at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Level
The School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) at NTU, Singapore, invites qualified academics with strong creative practise to apply for a faculty position in as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Educator track).
This is a joint position between the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) and the School of Electronic Electrical Engineering (EEE). ADM is part of the College of Humanities, Arts And Social Sciences (COHASS) and EEE is part of the College of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. This position is housed at ADM, and the faculty member will be expected to deliver courses at ADM as well as ADM supported courses in the IEM program. The B.Eng in Information Engineering and Media (IEM) is a successful interdisciplinary program hosted by EEE and jointly offered with ADM and WKW School of Communication and Information.
The candidate serves interdisciplinary education in the field of visual art practice and concepts, covering courses in drawing, design concept, color theory and applications. We encourage candidates who possess solid theoretical knowledge and practical skills in drawing, painting, color theory and design concepts to apply. The faculty member will be expected to deliver foundation and visual culture courses in ADM, as well as ADM supported core IEM courses in EEE. The successful candidate prepares ADM and IEM students with strong fundamentals in visual art, with a contemporary world view of visual art concepts and developments.
This is an educator-track position, with service and research components. Applicants must be comfortable with the evolving landscape of contemporary media and design, and have the confidence to maintain proficiency, both academically and technically, to contribute to the vibrant research-driven culture that is embraced at NTU. You will help to design the on-going development of innovative curriculum to ensure relevance to contemporary industry and society. The selected candidate may also be required to coordinate ADM supported IEM course offerings. Faculty assessment will be in accordance with ADM teaching research and service guidelines. Contribution ratios to ADM and EEE will be determined upon appointment.
As a candidate you will demonstrate:
a) A strong portfolio demonstrating high impact and artistic quality and vibrant studio practice.
b) An understanding of and engagement with historical and contemporary issues in visual art and art pedagogies.
c) The ability to teach a range of undergraduate and postgraduate classes, and an interest in curriculum development and leadership. Additional qualifications include:
  • A keen interest in the expansion of drawing and design practise beyond traditional fields.
  • Proven ability to teach and supervise student-led research and creative projects from idea generation through to final execution and presentation.
  • A keen interest in high-quality scholarly research, especially for art pedagogy and innovation.
d) In keeping with the school’s interdisciplinary ethos, we will also welcome candidates with additional experience in other fields.
Located in multi-cultural Singapore, the School of Art Design Media (ADM) in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), provides cutting-edge knowledge in the applied arts, combining technological competence with artistic endeavour, and an inquiry-based approach into the converging digital, technological and artistic realm. The school ranks amongst the top 5 art and design schools in Asia.
ADM offers adaptive and evolving interdisciplinary undergraduate programs building upon the core disciplines of Visual Communication, Product Design, Interaction, Animation, Film, Photography and Game. Post-graduate programs combine theory and practice and draw upon the natural convergence of art and technology, offering MA and PhD programs by research, and a popular MA in Museum and Curatorial Practices.
NTU is a research-intensive university, home to 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in Engineering, Science, Humanities, Social Science, Business, Education and Medicine. Ranked amongst the world’s top 30 universities by QS, NTU has also been named amongst the world’s top young universities for the past 7 years.
The candidate is expected to maintain an active pedagogical research and/or creative production profile, as well as a commitment to teaching and service to the school. An open, collaborative approach, and willingness to work across areas and departments of the school and university, is a priority. This position will also involve administrative activities and committee participation. The salary and level of appointment offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Further information about the University and the School can be viewed at the following websites:
Application Procedure:
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Your application has to include the cover letter and a comprehensive CV including degrees and employment history, significant creative works and scholarly publications (if applicable). It also needs to include research and teaching statements.
Closing date for applications: 27 August 2024
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Hiring Institution: NTU

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