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College of Art & Sciences

Department of Mass Communication

Full-time Faculty

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has been dedicated to offering internationally benchmarked undergraduate and postgraduate programs and has become one of the region’s leading centers of academic excellence. We have a vibrant and cosmopolitan student population of around 6,000 students from over 60 nationalities enrolled in 32 undergraduate programs and 24 postgraduate programs, including our prestigious DBA. ADU is the only private higher education institution in the UAE and the region to receive international accreditation and institutional recognition from the “Western Association of Schools and Colleges: Senior College and University Commission – WSCUC”.

The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) provides general education courses for all undergraduate students, with few select undergraduate programs and post graduate studies in the education field: BA in Mass Communication (Arabic and English), Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Teaching (English), MSc in Special Education, and Med in Educational Leadership. CAS also provides courses in areas of Sciences, Mathematics, and Statistics that are college requirement courses for UG students joining Engineering and Health Sciences programs.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Abu Dhabi University seeks a candidate for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Mass Communication. The candidate should hold a PhD or a Terminal Degree in a related field and be a bilingual who can teach in both our English and Arabic streams of the program. The position begins in Fall 2024. The successful candidate should be able to teach undergraduate courses such as:

  • Introduction to Mass Communication 
    •  Public Speaking
  • Public Opinion   
    • Mass Media Ethics and Responsibilities
  • Research Methods 
    • Theories of Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Journalism
    • Writing for Mass Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication 
    • Intercultural Communication
  • Organizational Communication
    • Social Media Management

Job Responsibilities:

Prepare and deliver lectures and seminars. Consult and supervise student projects and research work. Mark and assess student work, assignments, projects, tests and examinations. Prepare, review and moderate examination questions and marking answer scripts. Develop subject teaching materials for the subjects the academic teaches. Participate in professional activities in the University/ community. Be a member of various committees. Carry out leadership roles in educational activities in their academic Department/ Centre.

Requirements:

A PhD or a Terminal Degree in Mass Communication Demonstrated experience of working in the media industry. Strong research and publication record. Effective presentation skills, both theoretical and practical. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic language. Familiarity with the new media technologies.

Application Instructions

Applicants with valid UAE residency will be given special consideration. Please submit your CV through the LinkedIn link and the whole Applications should be submitted at cas.recruitment@adu.ac.ae and must include the following:

  • The email subject to be specified as: Open Rank Faculty- Discipline
  • Cover letter, to be addressed to the CAS Faculty Search Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Abu Dhabi University
  • Resume/CV, including a list of the courses taught and full list of publications 
  • Names, address, phone number, and e-mail address for three references
  • A combined statement of teaching philosophy and research interest
  • A copy of transcripts for the highest degree held and evidence of appointment to the current academic rank. Note that all job offers are contingent upon attestation and equalization of the highest degree.

The deadline to receive complete applications is April 30th, 2024. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Company

Abu Dhabi University is a leading institution of higher education dedicated to academic excellence and shaping future leaders. With a strong commitment to innovation, research, and community engagement, we provide a vibrant and transformative learning environment for students.

Our university offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including business, engineering, arts and sciences, healthcare, and more. We strive to provide our students with a well-rounded education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills, preparing them to excel in their chosen fields.

At Abu Dhabi University, we take pride in our world-class faculty who are renowned experts in their respective fields. They are committed to delivering high-quality education and engaging students through interactive teaching methods.

Research and innovation are integral to our institution's DNA. We actively encourage faculty and students to participate in groundbreaking research projects that address real-world challenges. Our state-of-the-art research facilities and partnerships with industry leaders enable us to drive innovation and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

Community engagement is a core value at Abu Dhabi University. We believe in making a positive impact on society through various initiatives, such as volunteering programs, community service projects, and partnerships with local organizations.

With a strong emphasis on holistic development, we offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, sports, and clubs to foster personal growth and build a sense of community among our students.

Abu Dhabi University is committed to excellence, innovation, and preparing students to become leaders who can make a difference in the world.

Company info
Telephone
0563210702
Location
Abu Dhabi
PO BOX 59911
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
59911
AE

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