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Assistant professors, Lecturers - College of Applied Media

United Arab Emirates (AE)
Closing date
7 Sep 2023

Founded in 1988, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) is the UAE’s largest, gaining a well-respected reputation for innovative education practices and job-focused experiential learning. Approximately 23,000 students attend 16 modern, technology-oriented men's and women's campuses throughout the UAE. HCT employs more than 2,000 staff, from over 80 nationalities, who share professional practices and innovative ideas thereby enriching the HCT community.

As a constantly growing and revolutionary educational entity, HCT has swiftly adapted its "Hybrid Education Model" as part of the "new normal", where teaching and learning can be ensured both online and on-campus. To accomplish this 'Hybrid Education Model' successfully, HCT is equipped with 'Digi-Campus' service; allowing disruptions due to COVID-19 to be addressed and resolved, hence meeting the demands of Education and Service through the “Personalized, Anytime, Anywhere” concept.

Job Summary

The Faculty of Applied Media provides effective teaching in one or more of the Applied Media disciplines (Graphic Design, Animation, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Video Production, Applied Media and Corporate and Media Communication). In addition to teaching, the faculty plays a role in meeting the division research goals and objectives. Uses research activities to inform teaching and develop students analytical and problem solving skills. The candidate will play an active role in curriculum development, assessment and evaluation. The Applied Media curriculum is delivered within a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and their traditions. The faculty plays an important role in assisting with the development and preservation of system-wide and directorate-specific policies, and are viewed as active participants in academic and extra-curricular events at the College and within the industry and community.


  • PhD Degree in Applied media or relevant discipline from an approved institution
  • Holders of Master of Fine Arts with 5 years of relevant experience may apply
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in one or more of the Applied Media disciplines (Graphic Design, Animation, Video Production, and Corporate and Media Communication)
  • Applicable relevant industry experience is a must


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