Chair, School of Art, Design and Media with NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY


School of Art, Design and Media
College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CoHASS)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) enrolls 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in engineering, business, science, humanities, arts and social sciences, and education. It also includes a leading medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London.

NTU is also home to world-class stand-alone institutes – the National Institute of Education, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory Singapore and Singapore Center for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various centers of leading research such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU ([email protected]).

Ranked among the best universities in the world by QS, NTU has also been named the best young university in the world for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark certified buildings (equivalent to LEED certification), 95% of which are Green Mark Platinum certified. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, the healthcare district of Singapore.

Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and technological solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources.

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

President, School of Art, Design and Media

Role and main responsibilities

NTU is seeking an accomplished, visionary and creative leader for the position of President of the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) who will provide strategic vision, expert management of resources and an open manner and communicative to deal with a multi-talent. international faculty.

The President of the School will also hold a concurrent faculty position. The successful candidate will report to the Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CoHASS) and is expected to provide direction and oversight of the academic, intellectual, strategic, and administrative affairs of the School. Additionally, as a member of the CoHASS Executive Committee, the Chair is expected to work closely with its counterparts in the School of Social Sciences, School of Humanities, and School of Communication and Information Wee Kim Wee, as well as other researchers. Centers and institutes to promote the ethics of interdisciplinary innovation in research and teaching which is encouraged in NTU

For more information on this role and the School of Art, Design and Media, please click here.

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

Located in multicultural Singapore, the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) seeks to play a significant role in the island state’s role as a global media city. Our interdisciplinary programs are designed to develop creative individuals into innovative and engaged artists, designers, storytellers, and thinkers in applied arts and culture.

At ADM, forward-looking academic programs in “Design Art” and “Media Art” form the basis of the educational mission, underpinned by pioneering research and pedagogy; ADM’s academic programs are designed and taught by an international faculty drawn from more than 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 best art, design and media schools in the world, and has ensured the excellence of our graduates in Singapore and abroad.


The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package.


The closing date for applications is 30e August 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Please login to–School-of-Art–Design-and-Media_R00010547 and click “APPLY” button to submit your applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report).

In accordance with Singapore’s Immunization Safe and Differentiated Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully immunized to return to the workplace, unless certified medically ineligible. For more information about VDS, please click here.

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President of the research committee

E-mail: [email protected]


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