Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communication

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
01 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Mass Communication at UAEU is seeking an accomplished scholar and educator in Journalism and Mass Communication/Media Studies with specialization in Digital Journalism. Candidate must demonstrate expertise in current convergent newsroom practices and understanding of the transformations going on in journalism. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach practical and theoretical courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels is a must. Significant professional, industry-related experience is an advantage.

Preferred Qualification PhD

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)

Department Mass Communication - (CHSS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty