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Professor / Associate Professor in Communication and Media Studies

Job No. CD885
School / Unit: School of Arts and Social Sciences
Location: Malaysian campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Five year fixed-term appointment
(with provision for renewal)
Level/Classification: Level E/D
  • Achieve at a world top 100 university
  • Be part of an internationally recognised school
  • Opportunity to lead the multidisciplinary research cluster, Social Transformation in Southeast Asia

The Opportunity

Monash University Malaysia invites applications for the position of Professor or Associate Professor in Communication and Media Studies in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Established in 2008, the School has built its strength in the disciplines of International Studies, Anthropology, Communication and Media Studies, Gender Studies, Literature, Film and Television Studies. It aspires to develop a strong record of interdisciplinary collaboration through its research strength, Social Transformation in Southeast Asia. 

The ideal candidate will be an eminent scholar with the academic credentials to be appointed as Professor or Associate Professor in Communication and Media Studies at a leading research university. We particularly seek scholars who have the capacity to provide strong academic leadership of the discipline and who have a research focus on Southeast Asia. The responsibilities will include curriculum revitalisation, course coordination at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervision and mentoring of junior academic staff. 

The successful candidate will lead, grow and develop the future of the discipline in consultation with other academics and key stakeholders. Key research responsibilities will be to provide leadership in the school’s research strength, Social Transformation in Southeast Asia, enhance HDR students’ enrolment and completions, and further links with diverse constituencies to obtain external competitive grants to improve the research profile of the School.


The Benefits

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate. Malaysian Employment Pass and Relocation Support services are available.


Please submit your cover letter, CV and key selection criteria documents to and quote the job number.

Position Description

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Closing Date

18 October 2017

Monash University Malaysia reserves the right to delay or not to proceed with an appointment for the above mentioned position.

Monash University Malaysia, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, 46150 Bandar Sunway, Selangor. Telephone: +603-55146000 KP(JPS)/5195/US/595 (16) DULN002(B) Co. No. 458601-U (Date of Establishment: 20 March 2000)

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