Associate Professor, Department of Media and Creative Industries

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty member rank: Associate Professor position in the Department of Media and Creative Industries. The position posted will accept applicants as full-time Faculty Member in different areas of mass communication such as journalism, strategic organizational communication, and digital production. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence in specialized theoretical and practical courses on mass communication areas. The candidate would be expected to play a major role in the in the department’s BA and MA programs. The candidate will play role in 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 candidate will also contribute to curriculum and program development, participation in department and college committees, as well as rendering services within the department and the UAEU.

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 languages of instruction and communication. There are also courses offered in the department in Arabic language.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the field of mass communication from a highly reputable university. The successful applicant will also have a record of refereed publications (scopus, indexed), and an agenda of on-going research, or evidence of noteworthy scholarly promise in the case of younger scholars. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in English is a must.

Preferred Qualification

Applicants are preferred to have expertise in media industry or organizational communication. Strong English and Arabic language proficiency are highly recommended.

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Media & Creative Industries-(CHSS)
Job Close Date 28-02-2023
Job Category Academic - Faculty